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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La Dentelle a l'aiguille

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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My first Sol lace piece

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Grape Leaves

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Réseau de brides régulières et ornées (Venise)

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My first Sol lace piece

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My first Sol lace piece

"Yes, I am using Alex Stillwell's book. I am not sure if I enjoy making this type of lace. Next…"
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My first Sol lace piece

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Grape Leaves

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The Grape Festival

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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

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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

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