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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Vera Slobodinskaia commented on Vera Slobodinskaia's photo
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My training work

"Buttonhole stitch is very interesting! Now I will try. Thank you Lorelei!"
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Lorelei Halley commented on Vera Slobodinskaia's photo
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My training work

"Interesting. There are other ways to do the dense parts of your design. Have you tried corded…"
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Vera Slobodinskaia commented on Elizabeth Ligeti.'s photo
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Gros Point Motif #4

"Yes, he is beautiful!"
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My training work

My training work
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Aleksandra commented on Aleksandra's photo
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Квадратик пунчетто (puncetto)

"Vera, спасибо)) Главное правильный ракурс при съемке)) А так еще учиться и учиться))"
Thursday
Vera Slobodinskaia left a comment for Lorelei Halley
"Thanks for the comfort, Lorelei!And I think that the large-scale Alencon is a good modern…"
Jan 22
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Cornucopia mat

"I'm impressed! How can this be done? Beauties!And the size must be perfect .."
Jan 22
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Vera Slobodinskaia
"There is nothing wrong with using Alencon methods and stitches, but working on an enlarges scale. I…"
Jan 22
Vera Slobodinskaia updated their profile
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Vera Slobodinskaia commented on Aleksandra's photo
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Квадратик пунчетто (puncetto)

"Супер. Такой идеальный и такой красивый!"
Jan 22
Vera Slobodinskaia left a comment for Lorelei Halley
"Thank you Lorelei!I am very pleased as a beginner to be noticed. But the more I read this wonderful…"
Jan 22
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Jennifer
"Vera Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how…"
Jan 22
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Educational work. Fragment.

"You have done some very unusual things in this lace. I like your creativity.. The woven fillings…"
Jan 22
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Vera Slobodinskaia
"That piece of lace is very interesting. I like the modern way the shapes are placed. Many of our…"
Jan 22
Susan Bergquist updated their profile
Jan 22
Vera Slobodinskaia commented on Loretta Holzberger's photo
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Net stitch study

"Thank you,Loretta! Yes I agree - this will be very useful!"
Jan 22
Vera Slobodinskaia left a comment for Lorelei Halley
"I am very glad that you accepted me!I really love museum needle lace and want to know a lot about…"
Jan 22
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Carol
"Carol Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how…"
Jan 21
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Rose Glavas
"Rose Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how…"
Jan 21

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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, 2019.

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, 2019.

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, 2019.

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, 2019.

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IOLI needlelace article

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How NEEDLELACETALK Got Started

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