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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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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Beth W updated their profile
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Beth W commented on Lorelei Halley's group Oya-Bebilla-Turkish-Armenian-Mediterranean knotted needlelace
"@Elizabeth Ligeti as a matter of fact i finally received my shipment from the etsy shop i found it…"
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Lorelei Halley commented on Linda Moore's photo
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Puncetto. 11/13/2017

"Really nice.  Good job. I haven't tried this kind."
Tuesday
Adele Rogers Recklies commented on Lorelei Halley's group Oya-Bebilla-Turkish-Armenian-Mediterranean knotted needlelace
"I bought some of the shiny thread that the Turkish ladies use for oya while we were in Turkey and…"
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Tuesday
MaryC commented on Lorelei Halley's group Oya-Bebilla-Turkish-Armenian-Mediterranean knotted needlelace
"Is it possibly silk thread?  http://www.thesilkmill.com"
Tuesday
Elizabeth Ligeti. commented on Linda Moore's photo
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Puncetto. 11/13/2017

"Wow! You Havw3e been busy.  CVery well done. I seem to have difficulty with Puncetto, although…"
Tuesday
Elizabeth Ligeti. commented on Lorelei Halley's group Oya-Bebilla-Turkish-Armenian-Mediterranean knotted needlelace
"I have not used a shiny thread like that, - and Yes, I think it looks good too!  However, be…"
Tuesday
Beth W commented on Lorelei Halley's group Oya-Bebilla-Turkish-Armenian-Mediterranean knotted needlelace
"ok so i am finding all kinds of resources for these kinds of needle lace and a lot use cotton…"
Tuesday
Linda Moore posted a photo

Puncetto. 11/13/2017

This one took a little longer, since I paused in the middle of lacing to do some more designing.
Monday
Lorelei Halley commented on Carolyn Wetzel's event Aemilia Ars needle lace class - 12th Annual Winter Lace Conference, Costa Mesa, CA (USA)
"thanks for posting this."
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Aemilia Ars needle lace class - 12th Annual Winter Lace Conference, Costa Mesa, CA (USA) at Crowne Plaza

February 17, 2018 to February 19, 2018
Aemilia Ars Needle lace- Beginning and ContinuingTeacher: Carolyn Wetzel Aemilia Ars lace is a bold…See More
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Evelynne K updated their profile
Nov 9
Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's group Venetian and Burano Lace
"a modern Venetian needle lace"
Nov 1
Elizabeth Ligeti. commented on Lynette Hale's photo
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My completed box at last!

"How did you fix the lace to the glass box, Lynette?  is it glued on, or ????? Viewing full…"
Oct 30
Lorelei Halley commented on Linda Moore's photo
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"Very nice. A good design with good balance of dense and open. That is the key to lace design."
Oct 30
Linda Moore commented on Linda Moore's photo
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"This one is posted for Lorelei, Elizabeth, and Robert. Thank you for your comments. They give me…"
Oct 29
Linda Moore posted a photo
Oct 29
Lorelei Halley replied to Robert's discussion Blogs to follow?
"Avital has a blog with a lot of instruction and diagrams for…"
Oct 28
Robert posted a discussion

Blogs to follow?

With Jeanine Robertson probably pursuing other work such as translations for books and contributing…See More
Oct 28

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Blogs to follow? 1 Reply

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 Lorelei Halley Oct 28.

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Started by Lorelei Halley Oct 5.

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.

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It is that time of year again, and our annual hosting fee to ning is due July 20th, 2017. The current fee is $240. Please make donations to my Paypal account, in any amount that you can afford. Twelve $20 donations would be enough, or 24 $10…Continue

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