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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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.

Very interesting needlelace pieces on US eBay 1 Reply

I want to let everyone know that there is a beautiful pair of pieces, cuffs maybe?, on the US eBay, item # 401203537976. (Put the item # by itself in the search box and the listing will come up.) The workmanship is incredible and the pieces look…Continue

Started by Nancy A. Neff. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Oct 12, 2016.

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I have an issue to report, but I have no means ( email address to send to) to do so.Could you please indicate where I could make sch a report.RegardsChantelle LouysContinue

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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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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

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