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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Lorelei Halley replied to Ann Meyer's discussion New member a few questions
"Ann - Carrickmacross is a mixture of applique with embroidery stitches added. Personally, I…"
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Lorelei Halley posted a discussion

Using, mounting, conservation of lace

I started this forum in response to Ann's question about where to put inquiries about using lace.…See More
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Ann Meyer posted a discussion

New member a few questions

Hello, I am Ann from Virginia, USA.  I am delighted to be a member of this group.  I have three…See More
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Ann Meyer left a comment for Lorelei Halley
"Thanks so much for including me.  I have been trying to teach myself, alone and with…"
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Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's group Contemporary and Modern Needle Lace
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Lorelei Halley left a comment for Ann Meyer
"Ann Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how…"
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"Jeannette Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and…"
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"so gourges !!!"
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Laura Sandison commented on Lorelei Halley's group Contemporary and Modern Needle Lace
"Thank you Brona and Lorelei! She creates some wonderful pieces."
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Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's group Contemporary and Modern Needle Lace
"Try this:    Bridget Steel-Jessop Textile Art"
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Brona Bacilkova commented on Lorelei Halley's group Contemporary and Modern Needle Lace
"Laura, it is "Bridget Steel-Jessop Textile Art"."
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Laura Sandison commented on Lorelei Halley's group Contemporary and Modern Needle Lace
"This is really interesting. I couldn't get to the page it was posted to. Is the artist listed?"
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Maggie schouten left a comment for Lorelei Halley
"Thank you Lorelei for adding me to this group. i have joined this group as I am trying to teach…"
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Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's group Contemporary and Modern Needle Lace
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Lorelei Halley left a comment for Maggie schouten
"Maggie I have approved your membership, but I think another online network would better fit your…"
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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 on Friday.

Using, mounting, conservation of lace

I started this forum in response to Ann's question about where to put inquiries about using lace. So, everybody, put your 2 cents in and tell us what you do with your lace.Continue

Tags: lace conservation, mountiing lace, using lace

Started by Lorelei Halley on Friday.

Teneriffe lace pillow/ koppo cushion tutorial 3 Replies

Many people have asked me over the years where they can get a Koppo cushion, so I wrote a tutorial.…Continue

Started by Sarah Bradberry. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Mar 30.

Fil de lin / linen thread 24 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 Verónica Castro Feb 6.

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IOLI needlelace article

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Donations 2018

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Finally Finished...

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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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