Alencon-Argentan-Argentella Discussions (7)

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How to work the basic Alencon reseau stitch

I have followed the comments about the basic stitch for Alencon reseau with interest.     A few days ago I was fortunate enough to be able…

Started by Maureen Bromley

12 May 17, 2014
Reply by Maureen Bromley

Concernant la brode, concerning the « brode » in Alençon lace

Bonjour à vous tous, Peut-être pourriez-vous m'aider. J'ai acheté du fil 100/3 en coton pour commencer un essai en dentelle d' Alençon. Est…

Started by Christiane Machabée

12 Jan 24, 2014
Reply by Christiane Machabée

A beginner's sampler

Here is my first attempt at an Alencon sampler. It consists of 9 half-inch squares and uses gassed cotton thread - size 160 for the reseau…

Started by Dorothy Searle

6 Jan 2, 2014
Reply by Karen Roy

Photos of Alencon Online

If any of our members comes across a photo of Alencon online, with enough detail to see the working method, please post a link here.  We al…

Started by Lorelei Halley

2 Sep 19, 2013
Reply by Lorelei Halley

Questions

Dear All, I am a new member and have several questions that you might be able to answer. By mistake, I put them on the general forum, where…

Started by Dorothy Searle

15 Jul 21, 2013
Reply by Florencia Moore

Grounds

Hi, I was looking at a slideshow of lace production at this website: http://www.normandie-chambres.co.uk/alencon.html#lace and I saw this p…

Started by Karla Barraza

8 Jan 17, 2012
Reply by Karla Barraza

Alencon techniques in 1804

I have 2 question about Alencon lace. I have been studying a piece from the bed set commissioned by Napoleon (profiled in Levy's book among…

Started by Carolyn Wetzel

46 Feb 3, 2011
Reply by Elizabeth Ligeti.

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