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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Karen Roy replied to Connie Eyberg's discussion Getting started
"Start by making something simple and small, and see if you like making it as much as you like…"
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"There are two colors milk(more thick) and beige (more thin) and using this two threads give the…"
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"Are there two colors in there or is it just a trick of the light?  It seems like some of the…"
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"Yes it is exactly what inspires me!"
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Point de Gaze detail on a 1912 evening gown

"How neat to see the lacework in situ.  I can't help but think, though, that it would look…"
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FIORI DI RETICELLO (1)

"I love how this breaks out of the usual segmented neatness of reticello... the embroidered leaves…"
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"It reminds me of a Huichol skull from Mexico.  Cool!  "
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"Sudeshna Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and…"
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Réseau de brides régulières et ornées (Venise)/ Reseau with regular bars and decorated ones

"thank you Christiane.  that is the one that I'm using too.  I'm changing some…"
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Réseau de brides régulières et ornées (Venise)/ Reseau with regular bars and decorated ones

"Linda, Until now, I did not made the Venetian picot, maybe soon. All the picots in those four works…"
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Pag Lace Three-1

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Lorelei Halley left a comment for Peg Whitmore
"Peg Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how…"
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Réseau de brides régulières et ornées (Venise)/ Reseau with regular bars and decorated ones

"Hi Christiane, I have another question.  for the picoted embellishments, I am looking at the…"
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Pag Lace Three-1

"Manie: I enlarged pattern one so it was 11 cm across and used DMC cordonnet #30.  Our Pag…"
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"What thicknes of thread is used for Pag Needle Lace? Where can I buy a piece and also a…"
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3-Réseau de brides craquelées-branched bars (Venise)

"Hi Christiane and Teri, We are still in the UK, and I have been working (playing) on/with a piece…"
Aug 15

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Getting started 2 Replies

Gosh, I have been a member of this site for such a long time and have yet to get involved or learn any needle lace techniques.  I love all the lace and I think that could be part of my problem.  I am so overwhelmed I don't know where to start!  Is…Continue

Tags: supplies, techniques, lace, needle

Started by Connie Eyberg. Last reply by Karen Roy on Wednesday.

Our Ning fee is due, again 16 Replies

Once again, I must ask our members to contribute towards our annual fee to ning.  Our fee of $240 will be due on July 20th.  I ask our members to donate whatever they can afford to cover the cost.  There is no set amount.  Even a small donation will…Continue

Started by Lorelei Halley. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Jul 16.

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We now have 900 members!Continue

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Traduction 7 Replies

S'il vous plaît,Le terme "brode" utilisé en français me semble correspondre à ce que les anglophones appelle "the cordonnet". Est-ce que je me trompe?Please The term "brode" used in French seems to be what the English call "the cordonnet" or "raised…Continue

Started by Christiane Machabée. Last reply by Christiane Machabée Jun 14.

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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 Jan 8, 2012.

How the Software Works

Created by Lorelei Halley Aug 16, 2010 at 5:53pm. Last updated by Lorelei Halley Oct 11, 2013.

Laces Included

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