|Composition:||80% Polyester20% Polyamide|
|Suitable For:||Finishing & Separate Garments|
This sheer black tulle fabric is embroidered with satin stitch bows in a light blue color. Fine and delicate, this lightweight tulle is a designer's dream as it provides infinite possibilities for a creative mind. It sets a playful mood made into see-through dress details, a skirt overlay or an intriguing top.
Tulle is a delicate fabric with a hexagonal weave that can be made of a variety of fibers. It owns its name to the French town of Tulle where it first appeared in the 18 th century. Mostly lightweight and extremely sheer, it is a popular choice for overlays and apparel accents. It gives extra volume to any dress or skirt if layered underneath. The properties of tulle, as well as application, depend on the composition. Silk tulle is gauzy and requires several layers to create volume, while cotton tulle material is stronger, has a slightly coarser feel and allows for more structure. The most common uses include:
Embroidery is an intricate work of thread done with a specialized machine or by hand. It makes everything look better and puts a feminine twist on the garment. Embroidering tulle is not an easy matter, given the delicate nature of the fabric. However, when done right, the result is astounding. Satin stitch is one of the most beautiful decorating techniques. Silky and soft to the touch, it creates a raised pattern, adding weight to the oh-so-sheer tulle background.
Tulle is a slippery fabric and might be a real challenge if you are a beginner at dressmaking. The good news is that it does not fray, so the edges can be left raw. Here are some basic tips for sewing with tulle that can help you turn it into a fabulous 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