Knowing the difference between fabrics Part 3: Chantilly lace

Chantilly lace is a popular lace used for bridal gowns. It is available in a variety of designs and forms, beaded and plain. Chantilly lace is one of the more famous French lace fabrics, featuring a netted background created using bobbins. Intricate embroidered patterns are worked into the net fabric using heavier silk threads.

Chantilly lace is characterized by delicate motifs of scrolls, vines, branches, and flowers outlined by a flat yarn. The pattern has areas of design that are very dense, and the pattern is often outlined with heavier cords or threads. The lace can be cut to produce single motifs and edgings. It is originally made in Chantilly France and is expensive, prices vary from R1500 to R2000 p.m. Chantilly lace is very delicate and soft and perfect to add a soft romantic touch to your wedding dress.
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