Designs by Marguccio
Custom Turned Bobbins and Idrija Lace Supplie s
Established in 2003, Designs by Marguccio
is owned by Tom and Allie Marguccio. Tom has 35 years in cabinetmaking
and woodturning and Allie a retired school librarian, has been making
bobbin lace since 2000. Allie received a grant from the Pennsylvania
Council on the Arts in 2008 to study traditional Idrija bobbin
lacemaking. She studied under the tutelage of Stana Frelih - Master
Teacher for the Idrija Lace School in Idrija, Slovenia. Since then she
has been teaching Idrija lace workshops to various lace groups
throughout the United States.
In the past five years Tom has established himself nationally as a
woodturner of lace bobbins. He is also a vendor at various lace
workshops and conventions. He sells a variety of custom hand turned lace
bobbins as well as thread, bolster pillows, and other supplies used to
make bobbin lace.
Allie and Tom are members of the Five Rivers Bobbin Lacemakers of
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Allie is also a member of the Finger Lakes
Lace Guild (Ithaca, NY), IOLI ( International Organization of Lace,
Inc.) and OIDFA (European Lace Organization).