Cotton lace is a material that has all the features of cotton – flexibility, softness. Delicate weaves make the creases invisible. Lace cotton textiles are always perfect.
Cotton lace can be used to finish home textiles, decorative items and clothes. Recently, this charming tailoring accessory has been experiencing a real renaissance, all thanks to the returning retro fashion and vintage style. Richly decorated ribbons come in shades of white, beige and black. They find their application in the hands of dressmakers and artists. What properties does this element have and what can it be used for?
THE USE OF NARROW AND WIDE COTTON LACE
Both wide and narrow lace is popularly used in the decoration of textiles. Models in white and cream colors are especially sewn to tablecloths, napkins and cotton window curtains. Other colors are also used to decorate pillowcases or bedspreads. Wide tapes stand out nicely against the background of cotton fabric and add to its aesthetic value. Narrow laces are used especially in the clothing industry. A typical application is the finishing of dresses, shirts and blouses. Tapes can also be sewn to bras and panties, creating a subtle decoration of underwear. Some people also decide to design unobvious inserts in denim trousers or long-sleeved sweatshirts. Translucent windows with a lace insert diversify the appearance of clothing and add to its originality.
In addition to the classic applications in the clothing industry, these decorative tapes of various widths are also used by craftsmen who find various functions for this sewing material. Lace is sewn into, among others, dream catchers and Christmas decorations. Using them, you can create hanging snowflakes or aesthetic table decorations. A popular use of lace from our online store is also scrapbooking, i.e. decorating greeting cards, photo albums and wooden boxes for family heirlooms. The tailor’s accessory is also used in schools, where it is used to decorate handicrafts made by students. The material can also be used in the design of jewelry. Light lace is perfect for creating earrings or original necklaces. You can sew shiny beads and pendants to it, creating one-of-a-kind jewelry. This timeless type of material is available in many color variants, and its design can be based, among others, on geometric or floristic patterns. Richly decorated ribbons are used for finishing textiles, clothing and creating decorations. They can be used to decorate Christmas cards and even in jewelry making. In our Mimotek haberdashery you will find many types of cotton lace. Selected patterns and colors of the tape can be ordered by the metre, and the descriptions on the website will help you choose the width of the material to your needs. We encourage you to browse the offer of our haberdashery.
WHAT PROPERTIES HAVE COTTON LACE?
Cotton lace is a material that is delicate to the touch, but with a durable structure. A tailoring accessory comes in many variants, both when it comes to width and type of decoration or color. In our haberdashery there are laces with a width of 7 mm, 10 mm, 25 mm and even 80 mm. In addition to geometric patterns, the materials have floral decorations and a wavy finish. A large selection means that the person working with this material can choose it precisely for their own needs. Cotton lace is sold by the meter. Due to the heat shrink properties, this material can be ironed without fear of burning. Among other things, for this reason, lace is often used in the textile and clothing industry. The sewing accessory is pleasant to the touch, and it is very easy to sew it to the selected project. The tapes have high aesthetic and decorative values, which results in the variety of their use.