Lorelei Halley's Groups (24)

  • BookReviews

    5 members Latest Activity: Mar 13

    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…

  • Venetian and Burano Lace

    16 members Latest Activity: Nov 1, 2017

    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: Jun 13

    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

    28 members Latest Activity: Jan 14

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

  • Needlelace Identification History

    28 members Latest Activity: Oct 29, 2017

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

  • Hollie Point

    19 members Latest Activity: Mar 22

    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

    59 members Latest Activity: Jun 10

    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

    37 members Latest Activity: Jan 14 This group will be for discussion of fiber recognition, characteristics of different fibers, their pros and cons for use in needlelace--anything…

  • Youghal and Kenmare needle laces

    39 members Latest Activity: Mar 13

    Youghal and Kenmare are both Irish needlelaces.

  • Sol laces

    55 members Latest Activity: May 4

    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

    36 members Latest Activity: Apr 3

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

  • Halas Lace

    28 members Latest Activity: May 11, 2016 For anyone who wants to learn about or discuss Halas needlelace.

  • Alencon-Argentan-Argentella

    64 members Latest Activity: Aug 21

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

  • Reticella-reticello

    92 members Latest Activity: Mar 13

    For all our members who want to advance in reticello needlelace. Learn reticello needle lace. Learn reticella needlelace. Point coupe, punto…

  • Puncetto

    83 members Latest Activity: Jul 10

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

  • Gros Point

    74 members Latest Activity: May 9

    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…

  • Needle Lace Stitches

    108 members Latest Activity: May 17 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.…

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