For those who want to learn needlelace

Learn how to make needle lace, find a needle lace tutorial or online needle lace lessons.

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Nadelspitze

La Dentelle a l'aiguille

Naaldkant

Talk about and study the construction details of historic needle laces.  Distinguish different types of needle lace.  Needle lace identification.

Design modern creative needle lace. Contemporary needle lace 

Needle lace stitches

This network is for true needlelace. Specific styles include Venetian Gros Point, Point de Gaze, Alencon, Alençon, Point de Sedan, point de France, rose point, point de neige, coralline, aemilia ars, reticello, and the knotted needle laces such as puncetto, bebilla & knotted Mediterranean needle laces.

We also include filet lace and the sol laces.

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Lorelei Halley left a comment for Michelle Viste
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Trinity replied to Trinity's discussion Traveling with Needlelace
"Just as an update, I didn't get my needlebooks made in time, so I kept my embroidery and…"
Apr 28
Elizabeth Ligeti. commented on Lorelei Halley's group Needlelace Identification History
"That piece from the Rijksmuseum is fantastic. Wow. This other lot of photos are amazing too. Many…"
Apr 25
Lorelei Halley commented on Lorelei Halley's group Needlelace Identification History
"Check out the laces of a man and a woman on this…"
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Apr 18
Ruby Opaltones left a comment for Lorelei Halley
"Thanks Very much for the welcome. I'll check the notes etc, and join the Sol lace group."
Apr 15
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Ruby Opaltones
"Ruby Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and how…"
Apr 15
May commented on Laszlo Koteleky's photo
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"Utterly beautiful. :)"
Apr 8
Trinity replied to Trinity's discussion What thread count for linen fabric? in the group Aemilia Ars
"Another update:  Conti e Molinari assures me that they do ship to the U.S.  I priced out…"
Apr 7
Lorelei Halley left a comment for Niccolo Lazzara
"Niccolo Welcome. Please read all the NOTES. They explain our policies, the laces we include, and…"
Apr 6
Trinity replied to Trinity's discussion Sampler bookmark progress in the group Beginners Needle Lace
"Thanks, Lorelei!  I went through those videos to lay the cordonnet and work the first two…"
Apr 6
Lorelei Halley replied to Trinity's discussion Sampler bookmark progress in the group Beginners Needle Lace
"We have a set of videos on this site by Michael Dennis. They are quite good. If you can't find…"
Apr 6
Trinity replied to Trinity's discussion What thread count for linen fabric? in the group Aemilia Ars
"I just heard back from Bianca Rosa Bellomo, one of the authors of the Basic Course…"
Apr 5
Linda Dumas commented on Laszlo Koteleky's photo
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Butterfly sol lace

"Your stitch work is great.  it is beautiful."
Apr 5
Trinity replied to Trinity's discussion What thread count for linen fabric? in the group Aemilia Ars
Apr 4

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Traveling with Needlelace 3 Replies

What's the latest word on domestic air travel (within the U.S.) with embroidery/tapestry needles?  Are TSA and the airlines ok with them?  I have a trip coming up in a few weeks, and I would love to be able to work on my needlelace during the…Continue

Started by Trinity. Last reply by Trinity Apr 28.

Messages from the administrator 4 Replies

I will use this forum for posting general information from the administrator -- spammers, security issues, software, etc.Continue

Started by Lorelei Halley. Last reply by Lorelei Halley Dec 24, 2020.

Substitutes for threads in pattern 4 Replies

In my most recent move I seem to have lost my bag with my two most recent partially done needle lace projects I was working on and all my threads and supplies.  Oh and a needlebook I had embroidered fancy.  So anyway I've been distraught and haven't…Continue

Started by Layah Wise. Last reply by Layah Wise Dec 1, 2020.

Joining Teneriffe medallions 1 Reply

Hi,I would like to make a small doily out of the Teneriffe medallions. What do you do in order to avoid the  bulk in the centre of each medallion?Thanks. Continue

Started by Miriam Gidron. Last reply by Linda Dumas Dec 1, 2020.

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How NEEDLELACETALK Got Started

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