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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I'm back to lacing again..

My hand took longer to heal than I thought it would.  It's not perfect yet, but I can use it for…See More
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I'm back to lacing again.. 1 Reply

My hand took longer to heal than I thought it would.  It's not perfect yet, but I can use it for most everything now.  Have been doing some tatting again and just purchased a new bobbin lace book.  Am finishing off a tatted piece first before I…Continue

Started by Barbara Gordon. Last reply by Barbara Gordon Jul 13.

Fil de lin / linen thread 27 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 Lorelei Halley May 30.

Needle Lace instruction in Ireland or England or France or Belgium? 2 Replies

Needle lace schools in any of the following countries?Ireland, England, France, Belgium?  I live in mid-Atlantic region of US (Virginia).  Of the list above, first preference would be Ireland.  Thank you for any info you might have.  AnnContinue

Started by Ann Meyer. Last reply by Ann Meyer May 24.

New member a few questions 1 Reply

Hello, I am Ann from Virginia, USA.  I am delighted to be a member of this group.  I have three questions, after looking at our Groups available and the notes about Ning. Is Irish Carackmacross Lace considered "true" needlelace?  If so, would it be…Continue

Started by Ann Meyer. Last reply by Lorelei Halley May 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.

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