All Groups (24)

  • Alencon-Argentan-Argentella

    71 members Latest Activity: Oct 13

    For discussion of construction and style details of antique Alencon needle lace, and for those who want to learn it.   Alençon  We…

  • Gros Point

    74 members Latest Activity: Sep 30

    Gros point needle lace is a lace with raised, and decorated cordonettes. It is supposed to look like carved ivory.  For those who want to…

  • Venetian and Burano Lace

    20 members Latest Activity: Jul 20, 2019

    These laces date from the late 19th century into the early 20th century. (I think.)  This group does not include Venetian gros point, since…

  • The Lace Guild

    12 members Latest Activity: Jul 27, 2016

    coming soon

  • Guild of Needle Laces

    32 members Latest Activity: May 13, 2019

    The Guild of Needle Laces is a non profit making organisation, set up in 1983 to promote the interest, skills, teaching, conservation, history and…

  • Needlelace Jewelry

    29 members Latest Activity: Apr 29, 2019

    For discussion of the problems and methods used in creating modern needle lace jewelry: wire, metallic threads, findings.

  • Needlelace Identification History

    33 members Latest Activity: Jul 22

    What kind of needle lace is this?  For discussions of needle lace history, and how to identify particular regional/period styles of…

  • Hollie Point

    20 members Latest Activity: Aug 18

    This sample was worked using the wrap-around-the-thumb method.

    Thread used -Brok 100/3

    Design from the Catherine Barley book,…

  • Pag Needle Lace

    61 members Latest Activity: Jul 22

    For those who want to learn Pag--the Croatian needle lace-- or discuss its features and working methods.  The icon is from the lacecorner website,…

  • Threads

    38 members Latest Activity: Aug 18 This group will be for discussion of fiber recognition, characteristics of different fibers, their pros and cons for use in needlelace--anything…

  • Sol laces - Soles

    64 members Latest Activity: Nov 5

    Sol laces include Tenerife, Nanduti, and Hvar. These are all made on a base of threads laid as spokes of a wheel. Motifs are often round, but may…

  • Filet Lacis

    40 members Latest Activity: Jul 22

    Filet lacis, filet lace, filet guipure,  filet noué: these are made on a knotted handmade net with embroidery stitches added,…

  • Puncetto

    86 members Latest Activity: Jul 27

    For all our members who want to advance in & talk about Puncetto Valsesiano knotted needle lace.  Also called punto avorio.

  • Needle Lace Stitches

    115 members Latest Activity: Nov 15 Needle lace stitches. Here we will put stitch diagrams and stitch photos (that we make ourselves) so we can all be talking about the same thing.…

  • Beginners Needle Lace

    233 members Latest Activity: Sep 21

    For beginners who want to learn true needlelace. Post questions and answers here.  How to make needle lace.

  • point de gaze

    81 members Latest Activity: Oct 30 What stitches are used in point de gaze needle lace. The techniques of point de gaze needlelace. Construction of antique point de gaze needle lace.

  • Links & Online Info on Needlelace

    101 members Latest Activity: Aug 4

    When you find a website or blog with good photos, info, or lessons online post a link here.

  • BookReviews

    11 members Latest Activity: Sep 18

    Members can write book reviews and post them here. I will also post them in whatever other group seems relevant. Is it a teaching book, a history…

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