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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Sue Babbs replied to Michelle H's discussion My little wings in the group Beginners Needle Lace
"You are doing do well.  I think the one with the varied colours will look especially good on…"
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Michelle H replied to Michelle H's discussion My little wings in the group Beginners Needle Lace
"Thank you. I really love doing the corded brussels, it's so satisfying to work. One more set…"
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Lorelei Halley replied to Michelle H's discussion My little wings in the group Beginners Needle Lace
"Your stitch spacing is very good, with good control and evenness. Keep going."
Apr 17
Michelle H replied to Michelle H's discussion My little wings in the group Beginners Needle Lace
"Two more sets of wings I made this week. Just practising stitches and working on tension."
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Carol Sheppard left a comment for Lorelei Halley
"Hi Lorelei, Thanks for for letting me join.  I will go to the notes and read them and search…"
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Michelle H replied to Michelle H's discussion My little wings in the group Beginners Needle Lace
"Thanks Lorelei! I'm still going, I seem unable to stop :D I've made more wings and played…"
Apr 10
Lorelei Halley replied to Michelle H's discussion My little wings in the group Beginners Needle Lace
"Michelle I love your beetles, especially the dark green one with beads."
Apr 10
Lorelei Halley replied to Michelle H's discussion My little wings in the group Beginners Needle Lace
"Sue I don't recall seeing this piece before. Am glad you posted it here."
Apr 10
Lorelei Halley replied to Michelle H's discussion My little wings in the group Beginners Needle Lace
"I like all your little wings. Your tension and spacing is quite good. My first pieces were far…"
Apr 10
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Karina Burke
"Karina Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how…"
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Michelle H replied to Michelle H's discussion My little wings in the group Beginners Needle Lace
"Ah yes, I have some of Jane Nicholas' books, including the beetle one - her work is…"
Apr 3
Sue Babbs replied to Michelle H's discussion My little wings in the group Beginners Needle Lace
"Yes, beetles need glossy, metallic thread on their wings and back!! Embroidery shops are helpful…"
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Michelle H replied to Michelle H's discussion My little wings in the group Beginners Needle Lace
"Ah thank you :D I think I need to invest in some sparkly thread for ym little creatures!"
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Sue Babbs replied to Michelle H's discussion My little wings in the group Beginners Needle Lace
"The threads were whatever I happened to have in that fitted the colour scheme!  So a mix of…"
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Teneriffe lace pillow/ koppo cushion tutorial 3 Replies

Many people have asked me over the years where they can get a Koppo cushion, so I wrote a tutorial.…Continue

Started by Sarah Bradberry. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Mar 30.

Fil de lin / linen thread 24 Replies

Je me suis procuré un fil de lin de marque Goldchild 100/3 mais il manque d’être suffisamment lisse et uniforme. Il a des imperfections que je qualifierais de rustiques. On me dit qu’il en est de même avec le fil Fresia et de tout autre fil de lin.…Continue

Started by Christiane Machabée. Last reply by Verónica Castro Feb 6.

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Hi Margarethow can I buy your 2016 book?thanksCaroline DickContinue

Started by Caroline Dick Nov 24, 2018.

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, 2018.

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IOLI needlelace article

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

How NEEDLELACETALK Got Started

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How the Software Works

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Laces Included

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