Make, learn and talk about needle lace.
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.
One of our new members, Theresa, asked if needle lace is washable. I actually haven't tried to make anything to use on clothing, or that might need washing. Would our experienced lacemakers jump in and give us their opinions about this issue.Continue
Started by Lorelei Halley. Last reply by Teri Dow on Friday.
Hello all,I've started my next project! It is a rooster (cock or cockerel to some, but as I live in a house with a toddler, I must call it rooster to avoid teaching the wee one a word which might embarrass her parents later). I picked up the…Continue
Started by Karen Roy. Last reply by Karen Roy Oct 28.
Have you all read Loretta Holzbergers wonderful article about choosing threads and needles for needlelace in the new IOLI Bulletin? THANK YOU, Loretta, for giving us the information we needed in such a great article!!
Started by Janet Peer. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Oct 24.
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
Started by Connie Eyberg. Last reply by Karen Roy Aug 20.
Posted by Maureen Bromley on September 12, 2014 at 3:42am