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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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Linda Dumas commented on Christiane Machabée's photo
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Réseau de brides régulières et ornées (Venise)/ Reseau with regular bars and decorated ones

"Thanks Christaine, I tried the way that you do it, and it is coming out better.  I still have…"
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Christiane Machabée commented on Lorelei Halley's page Multilingual-Lace-Terms
"Lorelei,  Ok I will follow this direction for any changes. I can already see a little…"
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Stitches and Stitch Diagrams

"Also see our multi-lingual stitch chart, which I have added to the tab (in the gray line near the…"
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Réseau de brides régulières et ornées (Venise)/ Reseau with regular bars and decorated ones

"Thanks Christiane. I have added point de feston.  Also I have moved the location of the stitch…"
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Christiane Machabée commented on Christiane Machabée's photo
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Réseau de brides régulières et ornées (Venise)/ Reseau with regular bars and decorated ones

"Linda, I looked in my books too. My own way of doing the twisted buttonhole stitch is exactly what…"
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Christiane Machabée commented on Christiane Machabée's photo
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"Wow Lorelei! You worked a lot since yesterday. Wow! The name plus an illustration is very helpful.…"
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Lorelei Halley left a comment for Bojana Daloukova
"Bojana Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how…"
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Lorelei Halley added a page to the group Needle Lace Stitches
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Multilingual-stitch-chart

We have been having difficulties communicating about stitch names across different languages.  I have started a multi-lingual stitch chart, attached below as a WORD file .docx.  If you have any words to add, for any language, please post a comment…
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Lynette Hale commented on Janet Peer's photo
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Another Aemelia Ars

"Love this! It's on my "to do" list!"
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Linda Dumas commented on Christiane Machabée's photo
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Lorelei Halley commented on Christiane Machabée's photo
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Réseau de brides régulières et ornées (Venise)/ Reseau with regular bars and decorated ones

"Christiane Thank you for the French words. I am going to start making that chart of stitches."
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Lorelei Halley commented on Christiane Machabée's photo
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Réseau de brides régulières et ornées (Venise)/ Reseau with regular bars and decorated ones

"Linda In doing any variant of twisted buttonhole stitch there are several ways of handling the…"
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Lorelei Halley left a comment for dhana nair
"dhana Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how…"
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Christiane Machabée commented on Christiane Machabée's photo
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Réseau de brides régulières et ornées (Venise)/ Reseau with regular bars and decorated ones

"Linda, Si j'étais vous, je ferais les modèles de Mme Hardouin en me servant du…"
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Linda Dumas commented on Christiane Machabée's photo
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"I have tried every way that I can think of, including listening to all the comments here, and…"
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Christiane Machabée commented on Christiane Machabée's photo
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Réseau de brides régulières et ornées (Venise)/ Reseau with regular bars and decorated ones

"Lorelei,Si vous pensez à une liste multilingue, voici donc la version française des 3…"
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Christiane Machabée commented on Christiane Machabée's photo
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Réseau de brides régulières et ornées (Venise)/ Reseau with regular bars and decorated ones

"Lorelei, I found exactly the same 3 names of stitches than you. The first one can be use for some…"
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Lorelei Halley commented on Christiane Machabée's photo
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Réseau de brides régulières et ornées (Venise)/ Reseau with regular bars and decorated ones

"Christiane I went back an edited my comment where the 3 diagrams are, and attached English names…"
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Christiane Machabée commented on Christiane Machabée's photo
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"Linda, Quant à moi, j'arrive à mieux faire ce point de sacola quand je le…"
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Once again, I must ask our members to contribute towards our annual fee to ning.  Our fee of $240 will be due on July 20th.  I ask our members to donate whatever they can afford to cover the cost.  There is no set amount.  Even a small donation will…Continue

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Traduction 7 Replies

S'il vous plaît,Le terme "brode" utilisé en français me semble correspondre à ce que les anglophones appelle "the cordonnet". Est-ce que je me trompe?Please The term "brode" used in French seems to be what the English call "the cordonnet" or "raised…Continue

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Lace Identification 9 Replies

Hello everyone, I'm happy to be a new member to Needle Lace Talk!I am a graduate student in the Fashion and Textile Studies program at the Fashion Institute of Technology, and I'm just completing a conservation project on a lace fragment. I would…Continue

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