Your interest in expanding your fiber repertory is entirely welcome. Our BEGINNERS group is for those of us learning the basics. But most of us are thinking in terms of quasi-traditional use of the technique. There still might be some asistance from that group that you would find useful.
Our CONTEMPORARY group is for those who are designing their own pieces. Again we are mostly quasi-traditional, not making exact copies of antique laces but using the old methods. Some of our members in that group have tried 3 dimensional work, which might be more in line with your interests.
Join the groups and start asking questions.
Welcome. Please understand that this network is for pure needle lace, not knitted lace. Please go to NOTES and read the first 2, titled LACES INCLUDED and HOW THE SOFTWARE WORKS. If you have any trouble figuring out the software, contact me and I'll try to help.