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FILET LACE is a very old technique. A hand embroidery is done with a long blunt needle of thread, on a delicate knotted net lace (la fishnet), using counted stitch patterns. With the many techniques of Filet Lace we make lovely projects: doilies, clothing, curtains, trims and so much more.

FILET LACE BY THE SEA is a Mail Order Online Catalog specializing in the hard-to-find supplies for Filet Lace Techniques: Instruction books, Knotted netting, Patterns, Supplies, Accessories and the well appreciated 'Starting Kit' for the beginner with everything needed to start learning right away. Classes & Workshops available. Our exclusive Instruction, Services and Specialized Items make FILET LACE BY THE SEA the place to shop for this knowledge.  



The KNOTTED NET is the traditional netting used for the Filet Lace techniques. Our products are: Filet Net 3,  Filet Net 4,  Filet Net 5,  and our Small  Filet Net 7. The knotted fabric comes in different mesh sizes; the number after the product name refers to the number of meshes for 1 inch. Calculate the number of meshes you need and browse the Knotted Net section (or ask us) to find the size of the piece of Filet Net you need for your project.

   At FILET LACE BY THE SEA we have everything you need to learn. 

  The unique Instruction book is included in the Starting Kit along with all the items needed to learn and practice the most forgotten stitch, the Linen Stitch. If you have already tried in the past and have failed, try our method and you will success. If ever you think you are not learning fast enough, we also have Classes where you will also learn the tricks, fixes, short cuts and some additional stitches. 

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7 SEP 2017 --Due to Hurricane "Irma"

7 SEP 2017 --Due to Hurricane "Irma"

Due to Hurricane "Irma" coming to our shores in few days, we are closing temporary the access of payment to the web order cart. At this point, we do not know if we are still going to have an inventory and when we will be able to be fonctionnal again.  Please, follow my pages on Facebook for updates. Please, do not place or pay any order at this point.  We thank you for your understanding.