Jana Novak
New book A BEAUTIFUL FACE IN LACE is on stock

Jana Novak

she is a distinguished Czech clothing designer focusing on bobbin lace. She completed her studies at the school of applied arts specializing in graphic art and at the school of lace in Prague. In Denmark, where she moved in 1974, she completed a school of pedagogy.
    Currently She lives in Vamberk Czech republic, and has been pursuing this profession for over 40 years. She is a sough-after designer of original clothing accessories and jewelry. 
She published over 50 technical handbooks books.
 On the following websites you can buy original models from the new collection or order templates and a detailed workflow. These new products and new publications can only be ordered in person from Jana or through this website 


She still actively exhibiting at major cultural events. You will meet Jana at the lace show in Vamberk, but lace lovers can get acquainted with her work all over the world.

Major exhibitions: 
Scandinavian handicrafts week 
in Nagoya and Tokyo (Japan) 
EU Leonardo da Vinci project with the participation of art schools from Italy, Malta, Slovenia and Denmark 
Czech culture week in Denmark 
Czech culture day in the Faroe Islands
Nordjyllands kunstmuseum, Denmark
Tønder museum, Denmark
Museum Richelieu, France
Museum Arlans, France
Museum Christchurch, New Zeeland


There is already the fifth volume of the Lexicon of Contemporary Lace Techniques in the world. Lexicon summarizes Jana's extensive experience used in loose formation, and deals with current techniques used at the lace creation. The lexicon thus summarizes the tumultuous development in lace-making over the last century.

 In the lexicon you will find current trends, tried and tested techniques, which she uses herself and which guarantee an exceptional and original appearance of the resulting works.    


Jana worldwide held dozens of creative workshops around the world. In the courses, Jana takes care of each participant individually and helps find his own unique style. The participant learns how to effectively to use traditional and modern lace techniques.