Make, learn and talk about needle lace.
For those who want to design and make modern needlelace that does not re-create antique styles.
Latest Activity: Jul 24, 2016
Needle Lace, Techniques & Inspiration by Jill Nordfors Clark, Hand Books Press ISBN 0-9658248-5-3
Dentelles de l'Europe Centrale, Edition Albert Levy, Libarairie Central des Beaux-Arts, 1926
The first book has the most detailed instruction with wonderful photos and great inspiration for those interested in modern lace design.
The second book has the most wonderful and modern designs from the Werner Werkstatte school in Germany
The second book is available for download on:
Photos of modern needle lace:
I'm a devotee of the remarkable needle lace work of the Czech artist Luba Krejci (example attached). The few descriptions of her work I've been able to find indicate that she worked with linen cord.…Continue
Started by Tikkun Knitter. Last reply by Merle Herman Sykora Jul 6, 2013.
Hello,I am new to the group and would like to contribute the following two book recommendations:Needle Lace, Techniques & Inspiration by Jill Nordfors Clark, Hand Books Press ISBN…Continue
Started by Christopher Barrios de Leon. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Dec 20, 2012.
Hello! I've been reading off and on but finally joined yesterday after asking Arachne if anyone had ever done needle lace in wire.I have an idea that has been floating around for a little while. I…Continue
Started by Lauren Snyder. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Nov 22, 2012.
Bonjour à tous, Voilà un fil assez particulier dont je voudrais vous parler: il s'agit d'un fil de soie secrétée par une araignée de Madagascar.De fabrication purement artisanale, il coûte cher (18…Continue
Started by Angelina. Last reply by Judith Connors Dec 15, 2011.