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. commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
"I never learned how to do the Amelia Ars way of working Needlelace. I have tried it a couple of…"
16 hours ago
Ann Meyer commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
"Thank you !!  What a treasure trove.  "
17 hours ago
Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
"Ann - I do have a page on my website with sequential photos showing how to work some simple punto…"
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Ann Meyer commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
"Dear Lorelei and Elizabeth, thank you for your comments.  This is so encouraging !  And…"
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Elizabeth Ligeti. commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
"You are so right, Lorelei - there is no "One Correct way" to make needlelace. I do not…"
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Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
"Ann - I started needlelacetalk precisely because there was almost no one who even knew what it was…"
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Ann Meyer left a comment for Carolyn Wetzel
"Hello, Carolyn, thank you !  I do so wish to learn, and I will keep my eyes open for more…"
Saturday
Carolyn Wetzel commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
"@Ann Meyer - I just sent you a "friend" request to tell you about a needle lace class I…"
Saturday
Ann Meyer commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
"Thank you so much Elizabeth Ligeti.  You all are such masters at something that seems to be so…"
Saturday
Elizabeth Ligeti. commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
"I enjoy the "fun" of working out how to lay the entire outline in one continuous…"
Saturday
Ann Meyer commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
"Thank you, Lorelei, this information at those links are really excellent, and I have also been…"
Friday
Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
"If this is the kind of thing you are thinking of, here are a few places online where I have…"
Friday
Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
"There may be some confusion regarding the term "reticella". It is my impression that this…"
Friday
Elizabeth Ligeti. commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
"I use Calico as a base for all my needlelace projects. (I think it is called Muslin in USA) I use 4…"
Thursday
Jenny commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
"Hello Ann, When you are talking reticella, are you talking about setting up a framework like with…"
Thursday
Ann Meyer commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
"Thank, you, Kristine Curtis.  I appreciate this.  I am in Virginia, USA, and hope to go…"
Wednesday
Kristine Curtis commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
"Ann Meyer:  I understand your frustration as I have tried to teach myself different needle…"
Wednesday
Ann Meyer commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
"Thanks for the comment Lorelei.  I have purchased a lot of books on needle lace and I scour…"
Wednesday
Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
"Ann If you can't find a live teacher near you, do try some of the links above. There are very…"
Wednesday
Ann Meyer commented on Lorelei Halley's group Reticella-reticello
" Is there anyone in Virginia who teaches reticella and other similar laces?  I am…"
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I will use this forum for posting general information from the administrator -- spammers, security issues, software, etc.Continue

Started by Lorelei Halley. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Mar 15.

Early needle lace

Here is a set of photos from a man who is doing early needlelace.…Continue

Started by Lorelei Halley Mar 5.

Fil de lin / linen thread 38 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 Aug 22, 2019.

I'm back to lacing again.. 1 Reply

My hand took longer to heal than I thought it would.  It's not perfect yet, but I can use it for most everything now.  Have been doing some tatting again and just purchased a new bobbin lace book.  Am finishing off a tatted piece first before I…Continue

Started by Barbara Gordon. Last reply by Barbara Gordon Jul 13, 2019.

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