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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Carolyn Wetzel replied to Christiane Machabée's discussion Fil de lin / linen thread
"Hi Xiaojie, The thread in the picture you posted, do you have an opportunity to buy it? It looks to…"
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Aemilia Ars essay / essai

"Beautiful work! Your scalloped triangles are perfection."
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me (right) with my lace teacher, Mary, in Burano, Italy

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Alencon bee 2015 hex set

"Hi, Loretta. It's a great photo to learn from it. Thank you."
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Seasons sampler

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Brides bouclées d'Alençon

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Aemilia Ars essay / essai

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Fil de lin / linen thread 12 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 Carolyn Wetzel 6 hours ago.

2015 Donations Requested 15 Replies

Members and friends - It is that time of year again when I have to ask for donations from our members to pay our annual hosting fee to ning. As far as I know the payment will be $239.90 and is due July 20th. As in previous years I ask our members to…Continue

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

Kenmare Lace Festival 2015 1 Reply

Hello Everyone,I just wanted to share my 3D piece of needlelace that I made that recently won first place in the contempory lace section at the Kenmare Lace Festival in Ireland. The link is below…Continue

Started by Catherine Thomas. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Jul 8.

Wrong side of cloth!!! 3 Replies

Did any sharp eyed person realise that I had photoed the wrong side of my 'Reticello' work? I did it in a hurry as I was giving it as a gift. didn't realise until I downloaded the photo that it was the WRONG side!! I hadn't the heart to ask for it…Continue

Started by Jean Bowen. Last reply by Jean Bowen Mar 19.

Blog Posts

Two other blogs of mine for you to view.

Posted by Lynette Hale on April 2, 2015 at 10:12pm

My Irish Crocheted shawl.

Posted by Lynette Hale on April 2, 2015 at 9:21pm

Finally finished my first piece!

Posted by Leslie Edens on March 24, 2015 at 5:35am — 2 Comments

Museo del merletto

Posted by Myriam on February 24, 2015 at 10:50am — 2 Comments

 
 
 

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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

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Created by Lorelei Halley Aug 16, 2010 at 5:53pm. Last updated by Lorelei Halley Nov 18, 2014.

Laces Included

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