Lace Borders Online, Indian Designers Top Choices

India is a hub of making hand embroidered lace borders for Saree, Suit, Dupatta, Kurti, and Lehenga & Dresses. Many different kind of laces borders are made using traditional Aari & Zardosi Hand embroidery technique and also with Machine embroidery.

Some of the top choices of laces for India fashion designers are

Gota Laces: Originated in vintage royal era of Kings, Queens & Nawabs at Rajasthan & Lucknow cities of India, the original Gota Patti Border Laces were made with weaving of real gold and silver threads. But now they are made with cost effective copper & cotton threads weaved together in weft and warp ways to give it shine and feel of original form. They are highly popular in India as borders to embellish traditional wears like Sarees & Wedding Lehengas. Also referred as as Kinari, Samosa & Rajasthani lace for Duppata & Kurtis.

Cutwork Embroidery Laces: These are highly decorative laces. An embroidery design is set on a lace fabric width and then it is repeated all over it either by machine or hand embroidery. Once the embroidery design is finished then the empty part of the lace is cut to give it a 3D look. Indian fashion designer Sunit Verma had made this kind of lace work famous by using them in modern day Sarees. I will say cutwork embroidery patches are more popular now than the lace forms it.

Fancy laces: They are made with modern materials like Plastic, Polyester etc. not with traditional lace materials like Zari threads, Kundan stones, Mirrors etc. They are usually machine made with glitter shiny threads and have more resistance against wear and tear. They are the trims of modern day embellishment of Upholstery, Apparel patches, Shoes Patches & many direct accessories are made with them

Pompom Laces: Easily can be called fun craft laces. Cotton or Wool balls are weaved or strung together to make them. These are very colorful, very bubbly and very popular to make different kind of DIY crafts at reasonable prices. You can easily dye them in your favorite colors or can buy them in multiple colors.

Pattu Borders: Pattu is a Tamil word for Silk and with south Indian women’s of India; it is associated with luxury and royalty. Pattu Sarees are world famous for their shine, color, feel and stiffness. Cost effective Pattu borders are made with Zari threads machine weaving. In which the traditional designs of south India are replicated in detail manner. Because of detailed close weaving, they are heavy then other same size of laces. These Pattu laces are used on Sarees, Blouses & Kurties as borders on hems, sleeves and necklines.

Fringe Laces: Modern day invention in laces. The most popular design of it is made with glass tubes & beads hanging on a thin lace & that are highly used in bridal wear blouse sleeves. The other designs of fringe laces are made with Zari work Threads, Cords & Polyester Dori hangings. One side is stitched and other side is free in these laces.

Banarasi Border Laces: Banaras city from India is word renowned place for weaving silk sarees. Traditional brocade borders for Sarees & Lehengas are also made there and these brocade laces are popular as banarasi laces. Tradition designs like Flowers, Wedding Themes, and Birds & Animals are weaved with zari threads to make these popular laces.

Rhinestone Laces: Traditional Indian laces with work of Glass Stones, Crystals, Rhinestones, and Beads & Meena. In most of these kinds of laces, now the embellishments are struck on the laces with adhesive glue. So, always check properly that the stone doesn’t come out. In good quality rhinestones laces, some embellishments are stitched or glued with hotfix machines. So, that it has high resistance against wear and tear.


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