Tulle

Tulle is a lightweight, extremely fine netting, usually with a hexagonal shaped mesh effect.

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weave

 Mesh netting.

 

fiber

Silk, rayon, or nylon.

 

fabric face

Light, airy look.

 

Fabric design

 Usually in solid colors.

 

hand

Very fine and stiff, often  starched.

 

fabric drape

Stiff and nice drape.

 

fabric weight

Lightweight.

 

Sewing

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match

It is softer to the touch than netting.

 

history

The name comes from Tulle, a city in the southern central region of France, which was well known as a center of lace and silk production in the 18th century and where tulle might originate from.

 


 Best use for:

 

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Bridalwear, eventingwear, dancewear  to form a shape or skirt overlay to create a lacy, floating look.  Dresses, evening gowns, blouses,  tutus, veiling, millinery, crinolines,  underskirts.

Curtains

Interrior: curtains, decorations.

 

embroidery

Wrappng and other crafts. You can also embroider tulle with the smallest holes using light designs with open areas.

 

 


 

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Read more about tulle fabric

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