For those who want to learn needlelace

Learn how to make needle lace, find a needle lace tutorial or online needle lace lessons.

Merletto ad ago, punto in aria

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.

Members

 

Latest Activity

Lorelei Halley posted an album

Mixed lace

Laces using more than one technique, needle lace being one.
yesterday
Lorelei Halley commented on Joyce Fraser's photo
Thumbnail

Needlelace Chicken Side View

"Very cute and very graceful. It really is 3 dimenshional."
yesterday
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Agnes Kuus-Korv
"Agnes Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how…"
yesterday
Liudmila Kalinina commented on Liudmila Kalinina's photo
Thumbnail

Detail of another bag

"thanks a lot!"
yesterday
Elizabeth Ligeti. posted a photo

Cornucopia mat

Needle lace centre in a bobbin lace frame. Cornucopia design from "New Patterns in Honiton Lace" by…
yesterday
Christiane Machabée commented on Lagartija's photo
Thumbnail

needlelace first project - Lagartija

"Lagartija, Oui, en ce qui a trait au réseau fin d'Alençon, il est effectivement…"
Friday
Linda Grové commented on Liudmila Kalinina's photo
Friday
Linda Grové commented on Joyce Fraser's photo
Friday
Elizabeth Ligeti. commented on Joyce Fraser's photo
Thumbnail

Needlelace Chicken

"The Australian Lace Guild - Victorian Branch will be meeting in Gardenvale on Saturday 27th Feb. I…"
Friday
Joyce Fraser commented on Joyce Fraser's photo
Thumbnail

Needlelace Chicken

"Thank you Elizabeth Ligeti. I am in Melbourne. Do you mean the 2nd Tuesday of each month? I have…"
Friday
Elizabeth Ligeti. commented on Joyce Fraser's photo
Thumbnail

Needlelace Chicken

"Well done, Joyce.  This chook is gorgeous!  Very cleverly worked out to get a good 3D…"
Friday
Joyce Fraser posted photos
Thursday

Forum

My First Needlace Project 7 Replies

Note: If I have posted this in the wrong place, please let me know or feel free to move it.  I'm just a "newbie" around here and trying to find my way around!  :-DI first became interested in making needlelace after being given a “scrap box” of lace…Continue

Started by Lagartija. Last reply by Lagartija Feb 7.

Lace in the Hand 1 Reply

Matthew Gnagy on facebook has posted some photos of punto in aria really worked "in the air". He is doing it freehand, like puncetto or oya, but the designs are more similar to geometric needle lace. I have not heard of this before. I am not aware…Continue

Tags: punto in aria, reticello, reticella

Started by Lorelei Halley. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Jan 13.

What to call it 7 Replies

I am working some samples for a special display, and working some unfinished pieces showing how Needle lace is made. I have 2 flowers, the same design, side by side - and I am working one Aemillia Ars way, and the other one the laid outline way. (My…Continue

Started by Elizabeth Ligeti.. Last reply by Elizabeth Ligeti. Dec 17, 2015.

Cordonnet done in one complete piece 1 Reply

At what point in history did it become the norm for lace makers to use a single, but doubled, length of thread to work the cordonnet?

Started by Teri Dow. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Nov 20, 2015.

Blog Posts

Best to just dive right in....

Posted by Leslie Edens on January 13, 2016 at 9:24pm — 9 Comments

Messages from the Administrator

Posted by Lorelei Halley on January 1, 2016 at 4:33pm

2016

Posted by Lynette Hale on December 31, 2015 at 11:23pm — 3 Comments

switching isp

Posted by Lorelei Halley on November 4, 2015 at 2:49pm — 1 Comment

Filet Lace Tablecloth

Posted by Donna West on September 28, 2015 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

 
 
 

Translate This Site

Notes

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.

Photo Policies

Created by Lorelei Halley Apr 13, 2011 at 5:50pm. Last updated by Lorelei Halley Oct 10, 2013.

Photos and the Software

Created by Lorelei Halley Apr 13, 2011 at 5:36pm. Last updated by Lorelei Halley Dec 12, 2012.

OUR DONORS for 2015-2016

WE NEED DONORS BY JULY 20, 2015.

OUR DONORS

Linda Dumas

Devon Thein

Robert Blaze

Christiane Machabee

Mildred Irwig

Anthony Dow

Janet Peer

Maureen Bromley

Michael Dennis, Guild of Needle Laces

Nedjeljka Jurjevic

We have reached our goal!

Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Badge

Loading…

EU Cookie Directive

© 2016   Created by Lorelei Halley.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service