Guipure is a type of lace, with decorative images embroidered with thick threads in a beautiful systematic fashion and these embroidered motifs beautifully connected each other with stitches in fabric. The motifs joined by using lace plaits, leaving designer gaps between the wedges.
The name Guipure originated from French stands for tape. During the early stage of its introduction, the embroidery pattern used to have a thick thread outline design, known as the guipure. However, the present form of guipure does not have gimp, even though it holds the name Guipure.
Characteristics: The embroidered lace, guipure lace, does not have any net background and the lace embroidered by using thick, firm threads. Some part of the world, people call it as Venice lace or burned out lace. A foundation fabric uses to create the lace by using cotton threads and later given lye bath and get the foundation fabric dissolved.
Usage: Guipure lace is commonly using for bridal clothes and designer garments. Guipure lace is always a favorite choice for brides and designers as well, due to its robust character. You can use it in the bodice or as a decorative piece on the skirt or the dress. Different types of Guipure lace is widely using in the fashion industry to make fabulous dresses.