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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Elizabeth Ligeti. replied to Maria Delaney's discussion My first try - sampler in the group Beginners Needle Lace
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Lorelei Halley replied to Maria Delaney's discussion My first try - sampler in the group Beginners Needle Lace
"Maria Your single Brussels stitch actually looks quite good. Very good, in fact, for a beginner.…"
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Daffodils - Narcisses des prés (jonquilles)

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I just found out today that ning is raising its annual hosting fee from $239.90 to $588. This won't be an issue for us until July 2017, because we just paid our fee in July.  In June of next year we will have to decide what to do. We have collected…Continue

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Silly question

Haven't posted here for a long time. Haven't done any needle lace either for a long time. I've been busy raising two children! Anyway, I learnt how to make a needle lace net years ago and I'm wondering if I can use this skill to make a climbing net…Continue

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Started by Debbie Schiel Feb 11.

straight lines 2 Replies

I have a question about a project i'm working on. I have a piece that is modern with mesc. stitches on it. the picture i drew has large areas of straight lines like squares on top of rectangles as well as as long lines that go from top left down to…Continue

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Christmas 2016 2 Replies

Wishing everyone a very happy Christmas. I hope you manage to find time to play with needle and thread at some point over the festive period. Looking forward to the Winter Solstice tomorrow and the gradually increasing daylight hours, so full of…Continue

Started by Teri Dow. Last reply by Teri Dow Dec 20, 2016.

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Pag lace

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Best to just dive right in....

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