Chantilly Lace

Double edged Chantilly lace (Courtesy of gorgeousfabrics.com)Description : A fine, open lace with a delicate design of branches and flowers held within a pattern of ribbons and scrolls. Chantilly lace is usually edged with picots.
Fabrication : Chantilly was originally made with bobbin lace - the pattern is still outlined in thick and silky threads.
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Sewing challenges : See the article on Lace for details about sewing challenges. Complex garment designs and princess seam dresses lend themselves to the use of fine laces such as Chantilly Lace. For the finest quality Chantilly Lace, lace appliqué seams are recommended.
Example creations : chantilly lace skirt,
Uses worldwide : Chantilly is frequently used for bridalwear, cocktail dresses and other formal wear.
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