PRESENTED TO MR ANUPAM JAIN MRS MANKOMAL THAPPAR

PRESENTED BY RITIKA SINHA F&T 6 DATE 21 -04 -11

gold. made by machine or by hand. The holes can be formed via removal of threads or cloth from a previously woven fabric. A few modern artists make lace with a fine copper or silver wire instead of thread. or silver threads were used. Now lace is often made with cotton thread. silk.INTRODUCTION Lace is an openwork fabric. Manufactured lace may be made of synthetic fiber. patterned with open holes in the work. but more often open spaces are created as part of the lace fabric Originally linen. .

A true lace is created when a thread is looped. twisted or braided to other threads independently from a backing fabric Lace was used by clergy of the early Catholic Church as part of vestments in religious ceremonies.HISTORY Lace-making is an ancient craft. True lace was not made until the late 15th and early 16th centuries. . but did not come into widespread use until the 16th century.

Chantilly lace is a type of bobbin lace. While some types can be made more quickly than the finest of bobbin laces. turned from wood. Some purists regard needle lace as the height of lace-making. bone or plastic. Cutwork. or whitework. classified by how they are made. lace constructed by removing threads from a woven background. hold threads which are woven together and held in place with pins stuck in the pattern on the pillow. This is the most flexible of the lace-making arts. These include: Needle lace. The finest antique needle laces were [made] from a very fine thread that is not manufactured today. insulation styrofoam or ethafoam. The pillow contains straw. preferably oat straw or other materials such as sawdust. Also known as Bone-lace. . such as Kenmare Lace are made using a needle and thread. made with bobbins and a pillow. The bobbins. as the name suggests. . Bobbin Lace. others are very time-consuming. .TYPES OF LACES There are many types of lace. and the remaining threads wrapped or filled with embroidery.

any style of lace created or replicated using mechanical means. including Shetland lace. Machine-made. . Crocheted lace. such as the "wedding ring shawl". then joined and embellished with needle or bobbin lace. and filet crochet. including Irish crochet. pineapple crochet. a lace shawl so fine that it can be pulled through a wedding ring. Tape lace . makes the tape in the lace as it is worked. including macramé and tatting.or handmade textile strip formed into a design. or uses a machine. Knitted lace.Knotted lace. Tatted lace is made with a shuttle or a tatting needle.

EXAMPLE OF DIFFERENT TYPE OF LACES .

.John Burbidge the famous designer .who was famous for designing wedding gown using lace for appealing and aesthetic look.

home furnishing items etc EXAMPLE OF USE OF LACES .Use of Laces are not limited to only apparel it can be used with accessory items.

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CONCLUSION USE OF LACES BECOME IMPORTANT TREND IN FASHION INDUSTRY AND ITS USE IS NT LIMITED TO APPAREL BUT HOME FURNISHING AND ACCESORY AS WELL. .

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