The main characteristic of broderie anglaise is the pattern of circular holes peppering the pure white cotton. This distinctive type of needlework was popular in England in the 19th century, mostly for women's underclothing, and features buttonhole stitching to edge the delicate holes.
Broderie anglaise combines embroidery, needle lace, and cutwork techniques to create its delicate appearance, delightful in little girl’s dresses and blouses. Patterns are often floral or abstract. Find dresses, tops and camisoles in this unique fabric.