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Topic: Just a quick question.. what is this fabric called?  (Read 436 times)
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imfrrreal
« on: January 05, 2009 04:37:24 PM »

Here's the pic.  What do you call this kind of fabric/lace?  Like if I want to ask for it at a shop or search Ebay for it.

Thanks!

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xsnana
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2009 04:43:19 PM »

This is eyelet lace, in case you haven't gotten an answer yet.  You can buy it almost any width and in many, many different eyelet styles.  You can also buy it in different colors, too.  It is fun to sew with and I love this dress.  It would be fun to sew it, too!
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imfrrreal
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2009 04:45:43 PM »

EYELET!! Yes, Gosh, it was on the tip of my tounge!  Thanks so much for your quick response.
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McJulie-O
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2009 05:05:38 PM »

And eyelet is usually beautifully washable!
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nezumi_chan
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2009 07:39:20 PM »

Just noticed you already got an answer, but I still want to comment on that dress.  It's beautiful!
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marieC
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2009 07:57:17 AM »

My Irish mom has always called it Embroidery Anglaise (also Broidery Anglais).  I think that's the Frenchy term for it.  You might try searching under that name too.
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