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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Elizabeth Ligeti. commented on Lorelei Halley's group Contemporary and Modern Needle Lace
"those roses are gorgeous.  Needlelace is so great, when one can vary the stitches and get the…"
Nov 6
Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's group Contemporary and Modern Needle Lace
"some modern needle lace…"
Nov 5
Lorelei Halley left a comment for dorislier
"dorislier Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and…"
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"Ana Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how…"
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Jamie Carol Cerda left a comment for Lorelei Halley
"Thank you I am a novice learning as a part of my journey into stump work fell in love!"
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"Britt Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how…"
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Maxine commented on Lorelei Halley's group Pag Needle Lace
"Thank you for the patterns and instructions. The piece is gorgeous. Looking forward to doing one…"
Oct 11
Elizabeth Ligeti. commented on Lorelei Halley's group Pag Needle Lace
"Wow! that is an amazing piece. Thanks for the link. I see an eye specialist next week and hope that…"
Oct 11
Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's group Pag Needle Lace
"a photo of a large Pag piece, posted on facebook today…"
Oct 11
Aleksandra commented on Lorelei Halley's group Puncetto
"Alessandra, thank you very much for your reply! You have very beautiful Stella. Translated Using…"
Oct 9
Carolyn Wetzel commented on Lorelei Halley's group Puncetto
"Interesting, thanks for the clarification Alessandra."
Oct 9
Alessandra commented on Lorelei Halley's group Puncetto
"Hi Aleksandra, with the word Stella (or Stellina) we intend any small piece of work (usually…"
Oct 9
Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's group Puncetto
"Aleksamdra An interesting question. I see that none of our Puncetto experts has repsonded. They…"
Oct 9
Aleksandra commented on Lorelei Halley's group Puncetto
"Hello!I have a question for those who know the puncetto technique very well.Tell me, in this…"
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wendy roberts left a comment for Lorelei Halley
"hello special thanks for your kindness and welcome to the group   I need all help and…"
Oct 4
Lorelei Halley commented on Anna Putevskaya's photo
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"Beautiful designs. I also like this style of needle lace. But my work isn't as perfect as…"
Oct 4
Lorelei Halley commented on Anna Putevskaya's photo
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"Beautiful. But I would love to see a closeup photo, so I can see the detail of the stitches."
Oct 4

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Fil de lin / linen thread 38 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 Carolyn Wetzel Aug 22.

Messages from the administrator

Several of our members have received peculiar emails from "Stella". I have deleted her from the membership. A Thank You to the members who brought this to my attention. If this happens again, don't respond in any way, just contact me (in case I…Continue

Started by Lorelei Halley Aug 20.

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.

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.

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How NEEDLELACETALK Got Started

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