"Hello Sandra,here are some personal recommandations from my own collection of books:"Needlace Stitches" by Hills & GibsonThis is my Nr. 1 resource for fillings and decorations.It has the most stitches and variations I have ever…"
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What kind of needle lace do you make, and how long have you been making it?
I started out with venetian gros point and learned for a few months before I had to take a lenghty pause from needlework
What kind or kinds of needle lace do you want to learn?
Point de Gaze, Point d'Alencon, Youghal, Venetian Rose/Gros Point, Burano, Reticella
Tell us about your other lace related interests.
I am also interested in other minor lace techniques like Bibila, Netting, Filet Lace, Sun Lace, Shuttle Tatting and Irish Crochet.
I also wanna learn how to do bobbin lace at some point.
Also, I collect laces and lace books.
Books I currently own are:
-Lace by Heather Toomer
- Needlelace by Catherine Barley
- Needle-made Laces by Pat Earnshaw
- Branscombe Pointlace by Lillie D. Trivett
- Netted Lace by Margaret Morgan
- Nadel-Spitzen by Gussi von Reden
(1921 and 1994 version)
- Punto Tagliato by Nenia Lovesey
- Venetion Gros Point Lace by Nenia Lovesey
and Catherine Barley
- Needle-made laces and Net Embroideries
by Doris Campbell Preston
- Ayrshire and other Whitework
by Margaret Swain
- A Dictonary of Lace by Pat Earnshaw
- The Gentle Needle Arts by Golden Hands
- Mediterranean Knotted Lace
by Elena Dickson
And a few other general needle art books.
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