For those who want to learn needlelace

Learn how to make needle lace, find a needle lace tutorial or online needle lace lessons.

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Nadelspitze

La Dentelle a l'aiguille

Naaldkant

Talk about and study the construction details of historic needle laces.  Distinguish different types of needle lace.  Needle lace identification.

Design modern creative needle lace. Contemporary needle lace 

Needle lace stitches

This network is for true needlelace. Specific styles include Venetian Gros Point, Point de Gaze, Alencon, Alençon, Point de Sedan, point de France, rose point, point de neige, coralline, aemilia ars, reticello, and the knotted needle laces such as puncetto, bebilla & knotted Mediterranean needle laces.

We also include filet lace and the sol laces.

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Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's group Aemilia Ars
"Free lace patterns. I think they are aemilia ars in the working method. She also has good stitch…"
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Elizabeth Ligeti. commented on Linda Moore's photo
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"A very pretty piece, and yes, I would love to make it. However, with eye problems at the moment…"
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Millie Irwig left a comment for Linda Moore
"Linda, I'm also interested in beginning to learn Puncetto.  I wonder if those…"
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Judy howard commented on Lorelei Halley's group Puncetto
"Thanks Linda, I've only practiced with the instructions that's on the internet I…"
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Linda Moore commented on Lorelei Halley's group Puncetto
"Judy,  I would be glad to help and guide anyone who wants to learn Puncetto."
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Linda Moore commented on Linda Moore's photo
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"Lorelei,  I have posted the pattern for this lace.  It is an original design and I hope…"
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Lorelei Halley commented on Linda Moore's photo
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"Yes, I do think our puncetto people will want your pattern. And thank you for offering."
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Judy howard commented on Lorelei Halley's group Puncetto
"Linda Moore I have to ask since your work is so beautiful, will any of your pieces become available…"
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"The finished lace of Puncetto  - 0t/23/2018 - E Something happened in the download which…"
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Lorelei Halley commented on Linda Dumas's photo
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"Looks very good."
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Lorelei Halley commented on Linda Moore's photo
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"That would be helpful to our members."
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Linda Dumas commented on Linda Moore's photo
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"Linda, no need to feel guilty, it happens to all of us. Linda"
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Jade Alexandra Spadina commented on Linda Dumas's album
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"Great. Thanks Linda."
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Linda Moore commented on Linda Moore's photo
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"Thanks for the comments, everyone.   Now I feel guilty, because I put this lace aside…"
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I have finally made it to the final top of the diagonal lace. This photo shows what it looks like…
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Linda Moore commented on Linda Moore's photo
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"Elizabeth,  sorry for late response to your comment. I really love working Puncetto on the…"
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Lorelei Halley left a comment for Minda Lammers
"Minda Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how…"
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Lorelei Halley commented on Linda Dumas's album
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"Good, Linda. You have done more with this style than any of the rest of us. Even though several…"
Tuesday

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How active are online members? 10 Replies

It took me a long time to find a group that wasn't knitting or crochet. I hope to see more activities and interaction here? Does the group think about having a Facebook presence or Instagram presence? It'd be a nice feature to see how many members…Continue

Started by Victoria Ong. Last reply by Lorelei Halley May 29.

Blogs to follow? 2 Replies

With Jeanine Robertson probably pursuing other work such as translations for books and contributing other work, I feel like there is a gap now.  Her blog is/ was an excellent resource for all sorts of Italian needlework.  But I discovered Puncetto,…Continue

Started by Robert. Last reply by Carolyn Wetzel Dec 31.

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Ning has been doing some maintenance and some aspects of various sites are not working perfectly. What I have noticed for our site is that posting a comment has become very slow. You can type in your comment easily, but when you click to post the…Continue

Started by Lorelei Halley Oct 5, 2017.

New member 1 Reply

Hi all! Thanks for letting me join this group. I live in Amish country, Pennsylvania, for just over two years now. I love working with a needle, and recently noticed needlelace. I realized after looking at more on it, that I have done some without…Continue

Started by Bobbi Senior. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Aug 17, 2017.

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How NEEDLELACETALK Got Started

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