IOLI membership benefits include:
A quarterly publication, the I.O.L.I. Bulletin, which includes articles, patterns, ideas and news of lace-related activities.
Access to lending libraries for books, periodicals, videotapes, slides
A traveling lace study box.
A handbook including a directory of I.O.L.I. charter chapters and members throughout the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and 23 foreign countries.
Grants for the enhancement of lace education and study.
An annual Convention offering:
Lectures and classes for a variety of lacemaking techniques, including bobbin and needle laces, tatting, crochet and knitting.
A display of lace-collected and made by I.O.L.I. members and friends.
A gathering of lacemaking suppliers.
Tours and other lace-related events.
Members receive 4 quarterly issues of the Bulletin and an annual Handbook. Both the printed and digital versions are the same. Your membership begins March 1st, June 1st, September 1st, or December 1st after you pay your dues. The label on your Bulletin indicates when your subscription expires.
Family Membership is defined as a second person living at the same address as the Full Member. Individuals designated as Family Memberships do NOT receive Bulletins or a Handbook. Family Membership does include listing in the Handbook and library and voting privileges. The rate for Family Membership is $10.00 per person.
I.O.L.I. Membership Fees
Yearly Membership fees in U.S. Dollars (Includes the Bulletin, printed and mailed. You also have access to the online Bulletin.)
United States ---- $40/1 year, $75/2 years, and $110/3 years
Canada and Mexico ---- $45.00
All other overseas ---- $55.00
Additional Family member(s) ---- $10.00 per year (At the same address, excludes Bulletin and Handbook)
Digital Bulletin Only (anywhere in the world) ---- $30/1 year, $55/2 years and $80/3 years (This membership includes an annual printed Handbook but NOT printed Bulletins.)
Digital versions of the Handbook are viewable on the I.O.L.I. Website under the Members Only link. The printed and digital versions are the same.
I.O.L.I. Membership FormS
There are 3 ways to complete your membership form:
Print the membership form that can be filled out and mailed with payment: Membership Form
Complete online form, then print and mail with payment: Membership Form for Print Only (for use with a check)
Complete online form and pay electronically with PayPal: Membership Form for PayPal Only
Use one of these forms for making corrections to information that has been published in the handbook:
Correction Form - Print Only (Once the form has been filled in, please click on the continue button at the bottom of the page. Doing this will bring you to the page that should be printed to be sent in for your corrections.)
If you have questions about membership, please email the Membership Chair for assistance.