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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"Thanks. It's my own design. I started it as a practice piece. If you look closely you can see…"
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"Beautiful. Where did you find the pattern? Do you have a favorite source for patterns?"
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"Good progress. Your work is so even!"
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"I'm using Aunt Lydia zize 10 with size no. 1/5 darning needle. This is a practice piece. I…"
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"Very nice!  What size thread are you using?"
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"So very net and regular. This is one started from a corner and worked on the diagonal. Interesting…"
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"As to making stitches correctly -- there are many, many variants of buttonhole stitch which are…"
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Hi all! Thanks for letting me join this group. I live in Amish country, Pennsylvania, for just over two years now. I love working with a needle, and recently noticed needlelace. I realized after looking at more on it, that I have done some without…Continue

Started by Bobbi Senior. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Aug 17.

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It is that time of year again, and our annual hosting fee to ning is due July 20th, 2017. The current fee is $240. Please make donations to my Paypal account, in any amount that you can afford. Twelve $20 donations would be enough, or 24 $10…Continue

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Where to find cotton net? 5 Replies

I'm looking for a couple YARDS of a cotton net fabric (AKA bobinette, cotton tulle?) to use as a base/background for needle lace on the back (top) of a dress. I'm not sure if I have the correct name for it. It's what I see in the background on this…Continue

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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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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.

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