For those who want to learn needlelace

Learn how to make needle lace, find a needle lace tutorial or online needle lace lessons.

Merletto ad ago, punto in aria

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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Teneriffe Doily Finished

Here is my teneriffe doily finished. I needed to use the same size in the middle and I used…
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"It looks really good. We can get an image with the right proportions by clicking on VIEW FULL SIZE.…"
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Puncetto

I did this piece as a study of the spider motif in the center of the lace. I wanted to analyze it…
Oct 10
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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

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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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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

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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.

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