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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Linda Dumas commented on Linda Dumas's photo
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Teneriffe Doily

"I have tried to find out how to go about sewing it together.  Not the stitch that is used, but…"
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Linda Dumas commented on Linda Dumas's photo
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Teneriffe Doily

"So this is what I have right now.  I think that the middle motif is too small.  I am…"
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Teneriffe Doily

This is my Teneriffe Doily before I sew it together.
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Elizabeth Horta Correa commented on Lorelei Halley's group Sol laces
"Hi there! Let us see it Linda. I'm always hopefull with Tenerife Lace projects!"
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Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's group Sol laces
"Here is a link to Elizabeth's pinterest…"
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Jenny commented on Lorelei Halley's group Sol laces
"Cant's wait to see Linda! I am sure it will be beautiful."
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Linda Dumas commented on Lorelei Halley's group Sol laces
"Ever since I saw the beautiful work of Elizabeth Horta Correa's doilies, I have been…"
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Linda Dumas commented on Lorelei Halley's group Sol laces
"thank you for the responses.  I agree that sometimes, it doesn't matter, but I'm…"
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Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's group Sol laces
"good point"
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Jenny commented on Lorelei Halley's group Sol laces
"I think in theory the wrong side is facing up as you work, but in reality, when I take mine off the…"
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Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's group Sol laces
"Linda According to Alex Stillwell, in her book, the side of the work facing the pattern is the…"
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Linda Dumas commented on Lorelei Halley's group Sol laces
"I have been doing a little teneriffe lately.  I have come up with a question.  When you…"
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Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's album
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WIP2

"Here is a link to a video of Burano lace in process. She is using a pillow so both hands are free…"
Sep 9
Linda Moore commented on Linda Moore's album
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Puncetto

"Just created a Puncetto album."
Sep 6
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JOY IVILL left a comment for Lorelei Halley
"Thanks Lorelei Joy Ivill"
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Lorelei Halley left a comment for JOY IVILL
"Joy Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how…"
Sep 5
Alessandra commented on Alessandra's photo
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Puncetto - Heart Pendant

"Thanks! Already working on another idea...will post (hopefully) by the end of next week."
Sep 2
Linda Moore commented on Alessandra's photo
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Puncetto - Heart Pendant

"I tried the full size view.. it worked perfectly! Tbe lace is really beautiful."
Sep 1
Lorelei Halley commented on Linda Moore's photo
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"Another one!! You are really moving along. If you have description to add to the photo, you can…"
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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.

Ning fee 2017 9 Replies

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

Started by Lorelei Halley. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Jul 21.

Where to find cotton net? 5 Replies

I'm looking for a couple YARDS of a cotton net fabric (AKA bobinette, cotton tulle?) to use as a base/background for needle lace on the back (top) of a dress. I'm not sure if I have the correct name for it. It's what I see in the background on this…Continue

Started by Debbie Schiel. Last reply by Nora Finnegan Jun 27.

Ning fee 12 Replies

I just found out today that ning is raising its annual hosting fee from $239.90 to $588. This won't be an issue for us until July 2017, because we just paid our fee in July.  In June of next year we will have to decide what to do. We have collected…Continue

Started by Lorelei Halley. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Jun 16.

 
 
 

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Community Guidelines

Created by Lorelei Halley Sep 17, 2010 at 2:46am. Last updated by Lorelei Halley Jun 8, 2012.

How NEEDLELACETALK Got Started

Created by Lorelei Halley Aug 8, 2011 at 4:52pm. Last updated by Lorelei Halley May 17, 2015.

How the Software Works

Created by Lorelei Halley Aug 16, 2010 at 5:53pm. Last updated by Lorelei Halley Nov 18, 2014.

Laces Included

Created by Lorelei Halley Feb 17, 2010 at 3:09am. Last updated by Lorelei Halley Jan 11, 2014.

Photo Policies

Created by Lorelei Halley Apr 13, 2011 at 5:50pm. Last updated by Lorelei Halley Oct 10, 2013.

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