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Lovely lace and threads in America

Hello Everyone, I am just writing to ask you all for some help. I am going to America shortly and I would love anyone to be able to share w…

Started by Catherine Thomas

2 Jul 9, 2016
Reply by Catherine Thomas

Stitch variations

Hi everyone. I have a question about stitch variations. If a book describes a stitch, as say for example, pea stitch variation 3, would tha…

Started by Vi Hunt

31 Apr 19, 2016
Reply by Teri Dow

Droitière ou gauchère / Right-handed or left-handed

Pour une gauchère comme moi, un miroir fait tout à fait l'affaire. For a left-handed like me, a mirror is quite useful.

Started by Christiane Machabée

14 Apr 10, 2016
Reply by julianna mann

Software for Designs

Does anyone use software that's user friendly to draw basic designs?

Started by Dee K

2 Apr 1, 2016
Reply by Dee K


This paragraph is taken from the U.S. Copyright Office website, regarding "fair use" -- "  What is “fair use” of copyrighted material? Unde…

Started by Lorelei Halley

1 Feb 15, 2016
Reply by Lorelei Halley

My First Needlace Project

Note: If I have posted this in the wrong place, please let me know or feel free to move it.  I'm just a "newbie" around here and trying to…

Started by Lagartija

7 Feb 7, 2016
Reply by Lagartija

Lace in the Hand

Matthew Gnagy on facebook has posted some photos of punto in aria really worked "in the air". He is doing it freehand, like puncetto or oya…

Started by Lorelei Halley

1 Jan 13, 2016
Reply by Lorelei Halley

What to call it

I am working some samples for a special display, and working some unfinished pieces showing how Needle lace is made.  I have 2 flowers, the…

Started by Elizabeth Ligeti.

7 Dec 17, 2015
Reply by Elizabeth Ligeti.

Cordonnet done in one complete piece

At what point in history did it become the norm for lace makers to use a single, but doubled, length of thread to work the cordonnet?

Started by Teri Dow

1 Nov 20, 2015
Reply by Lorelei Halley

Guild of Needlelace Challenge

Does anyone know when the needlelace challenge entries for this year will be posted? I'm eager to see what was created! And a report of the…

Started by Janet Peer

3 Nov 14, 2015
Reply by Janet Peer


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