HEATHER TOOMER ANTIQUE LACE

htac2000@gmail.com

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20. Mar, 2014
New e-mail address....again!
Please note my new e-mail address. I didn't want to change it, but I had to! I hope it won't cause too much inconvenience for everyone.
My latest book, White-embroidered Costume Accessories, is selling well. It takes the history of whiteworked costume accessories from the 1790s through to the 1840s. See next page for details...........

Welcome to my website!

Mid 18th century Dresden-work kerchief

On the following pages you will find:

     Something about me 

     My publications:

p1a    My new book 'White-embroidered costume accessories: the 1790s to 1840s'  

p2     Something about me

p3     'Baby wore white: Robes for special occasions, 1800 - 1910'

p4     'Embroidered with white: the 18th century fashion for Dresden lace and other whiteworked accessories'

p5     'Antique Lace: identifying types and techniques' (A Schiffer publication)

p6     'European Laces: an introduction'

p7     Contact me/ How to buy my books

 

 

     

Ends of two mid 18th century bobbin lace lappets: Mechlin - left; Valenciennes - right
Mid 1830s whiteworked fichu-pelerine
Mid 1830s paper doll with a complex fichu-pelerine over her striped dress

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gin dunscombe | Reply 07.11.2017 15.31

We have a collection of lace from my grandmother (1900 - 1976) and would like someone knowledgeable to look at it. Please could you recommend someone? Thank you

Heather Toomer 08.11.2017 07.34

Dear Gin,
I am always happy to advise on lace collections. Do contact me direct on htac2000@gmail.com and we can discuss options for me to see it. Heather

Heather Toomer | Reply 15.08.2015 09.45

Dear Heather,
I am happy to help if I can.
Can you send me some pictures? Do email me on htac2000@gmail.com or ring on 01761 241540.
Heather

Heather Griffin | Reply 15.08.2015 01.50

Dear Heather, I am currently cataloging my antique dress collection your lovely books have been so helpful but I am stuck on two pieces, can you help me?

S. | Reply 04.04.2014 16.25

I would like to order a copy of 'Baby wore white"

Heather Toomer 06.04.2014 18.57

Hi,
Can you pay by Paypal? Email me on htac2000@gmail.com with your Paypal and postal addresses. I'll be very happy to send a book on receipt of payment. H

Elise Johns | Reply 12.11.2013 18.57

will do.
Elise

heather Toomer | Reply 12.11.2013 17.33

Hi Elise,
Please email me on my gateway address then I can organise book payments directly rather than through Ebay to minimise costs for you. All best, Heather

René Lugtigheid | Reply 27.10.2013 20.52

Dear Heather,

I would like to order Baby wore white: dresses for special occasions, 1800-1910, is it still available and what is the price?
Thank you,

Heather Toomer 28.10.2013 19.00

Yes it is available. I am away from home and will respond fully on Wednesday when I get back. Regards, Heather

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08.11 | 07:34

Dear Gin,
I am always happy to advise on lace collections. Do contact me direct on htac2000@gmail.com and we can discuss options for me to see it. Heather

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07.11 | 15:31

We have a collection of lace from my grandmother (1900 - 1976) and would like someone knowledgeable to look at it. Please could you recommend someone? Thank you

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29.09 | 13:50

Ann, Many thanks for giving that feedback. I should have the next book in the series out this winter - Watch this space! I'm very glad the books help, Heather

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23.09 | 22:41

I have probably all the books you have written.
They are all wonderful and have taught me so much.

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