Contemporary and Modern Needle Lace

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Contemporary and Modern Needle Lace

For those who want to design and make modern needlelace that does not re-create antique styles.

Members: 68
Latest Activity: May 13

Resources

RECOMMENDED BOOKS

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:

http://www.cs.arizona.edu/patterns/weaving/books/dm3_lace_2.pdf

Photos of modern needle lace:

 https://www.pinterest.com/lynxlacelady/needle-lace-modern/    

Discussion Forum

Working with linen thread 10 Replies

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

Tags: wall hanging, Luba Krejci, linen

Started by Tikkun Knitter. Last reply by Merle Herman Sykora Jul 6, 2013.

Designs for Modern Needle Lace 3 Replies

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.

N-lace made of wire 12 Replies

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.

Fil de soie d'arignée 4 Replies

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.

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Comment by Lorelei Halley on May 13, 2019 at 4:15pm
Comment by Laura Sandison on April 28, 2019 at 8:53pm

Thank you Brona and Lorelei! She creates some wonderful pieces.

Comment by Lorelei Halley on April 28, 2019 at 8:39pm
Comment by Brona Bacilkova on April 28, 2019 at 1:49am

Laura, it is "Bridget Steel-Jessop Textile Art".

Comment by Laura Sandison on April 27, 2019 at 11:19pm

This is really interesting. I couldn't get to the page it was posted to. Is the artist listed?

Comment by Lorelei Halley on April 27, 2019 at 8:12pm
Comment by Lorelei Halley on November 30, 2018 at 4:52pm

This is a new piece by Nell Loops. Was posted on facebook.

https://scontent-atl3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/47075533_669575040110...

Comment by Elizabeth Ligeti. on March 21, 2018 at 8:44pm

what an interesting way of showing off your lace!  Some lovely pieces there. Wow!

Thanks Lorelei for giving us the link to the site.

(I LOVE the Spell check you have installed here. It is Great.)

Comment by Lorelei Halley on March 20, 2018 at 4:58pm
Comment by Laura Sandison on October 18, 2015 at 11:57am

Also love these so much!  I've been collecting natural elements to put into lace for years. This really inspires me to get on to doing it! 

 
 
 

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