|Composition:||46% Metallic Fibers29% Polyamide25% Viscose|
|Suitable For:||Finishing & Separate Garments|
This French Chantilly lace boasts a fairy-tale floral pattern in a frosty grey color. Silver metallic fibers used for the pattern lend it a remarkable sheen. Our chic lace looks like a charming veil used on its own and lands on a contrasting underlay like an ethereal gossamer.
Lace has a disputable origin since it evolved from other techniques. This beautiful openwork can be either English or French legacy. Even if it was Italian, the world would love it just as much. Handcrafted and machine-made, it was widespread in Europe by the 16th century. Lace is named after the Latin word laqueus, which means “noose”. Equally valued by the early Catholic Church clergy and city fashionistas, this fabric has a number of production techniques:
These days not all these varieties are widespread. Different kinds of lace keep falling in and out of fashion, but some are here to stay. Modern lace producers offer a rich variety of:
Metallic is a perennial fabric trend of the season. It is now seen in all kinds of textures – from silk to lace. Floral patterns are a timeless classic that never fails.
Chantilly lace got its name from the city Chantilly in the Northern France. The interesting point is that this bobbin lace was mostly made by hand in the French city Bayeux. Famous since the 17th century, this delicate fabric was initially used as mourning wear. Black Chantilly lace with an ornate floral pattern is outlined with cordonnet, a fine strand. It looks equally chic made into:
- a shawl;
- a scarf;
- a special occasion dress;
When it comes to high-quality dress material, silk Chantilly lace is one of the most popular choices both for evening dresses and day dresses – all because of its look, feel and hand. These lightweight laces are used for bridal dresses and special occasion garments and often paired with contrasting fabrics like silk satin, velvet and even leather. Feminine and airy white Chantilly lace is perfect for a bridal dress or a wedding gown. A backless evening dress sewn of embroidered Chantilly lace is a real power piece of one’s wardrobe.
Lace, as well as many other fabrics, has its underlying potential problems when it comes to sewing. Due to its gossamer-like structure, this fabric can be a real challenge for those who have just started their sewing lessons. There are several tips that can help you turn Chantilly lace into a beautiful piece of clothing.
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All fabrics on our website are priced by the meter. The term "running meter" or "linear meter" is used in the fabric industry.
To convert meters to yards, use the conversion factor 0.9144. In other words,
1 Yard = 0.9144 Meters
1 Metre = 1.0936 Yards