Welcome to the website for The Guild of Needle Laces. A non profit making organisation, set up in 1983 to promote the interest, skills, teaching, conservation, history and exhibition of all needlemade laces.

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Exciting changes to the Annual General Meeting for this year

The Guild is trying something different for its annual open day and AGM this year on Saturday 11th October 2014 at Harvey Road School, Harvey Road, Croxley Green, Hertfordshire, WD3 3BN from 10.00am to 4.00pm.

The theme of the day is 'A Needlelace Experience' where members of the GuildĀ  and the public can share their needlelace experience.

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Click here for a booking form


Learn how to make

Exciting new pages to inspire you to learn this delightful craft

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Advice for beginners

In this article Michael Dennis explains how he overcame the difficulties he had in making his first piece of needlelace. He then goes on to explain how to lay a cordonnet.

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The guild now sells those consumable items you all need to make needlelace

Go to the sales page

Entries for the 2013
Annual Challenge

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Entries for the 2012 Biennial Competition

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Join our Group

The Guild has a group on the needlelace forum needlelace talk.



Looking for somewhere to learn how to make needlelace

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