Chantilly Dreams ~ Offering exquisite antique and vintage handmade lace including antique lace apparel, antique and vintage hats, corsets, Louise Green hats, lace bridal boots and shoes, wedding veils and wedding gowns, bridal lace boots and shoes,antique wedding handkerchiefs, handmade lace doilies, handmade antique and vintage lace tablecloths, vintage lace apparel, hand embroidered linens, vintage sewing patterns and sewing antiques.
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We love to hear from our customers! Below are testimonials that our clients have taken the time to send to us.  We really appreciate the feedback!

May 2015
Dear Dorothy,
Our wedding is at the end of this month, and this antique Victorian sweetheart brooch will be pinned to my bouquet. He and I met and fell in love through the writing of letters; we met face-to-face long after love had blossomed in us, an unexpected joy that has renewed us both to life, and a return to spring for us two fifty-somethings.  Fittingly, we are being married in a spring garden of a Victorian home.  So the pin certainly speaks to us, and we will treasure it and its significance always.Thank you for sending the pin, and for including its description, which we will set aside in our wedding keepsakes.

The package arrived today.  Oh my goodness, the etui set is gorgeous.  Such exquisite condition for something so old.  And the magazine is wonderful.  That, too, is in amazing condition.
Thank you so very much, Dorothy!  I'll keep checking your shop!

These are the most beautiful pillows I have ever seen!! The workmanship is even more special in person! I will certainly be ordering more!
~ Linda D.
Had the pleasure of monogramming fine vintage D. Porthault linens for my dear client Jason C., and here's what he had to say when he received them today:

The towels have arrived, and they are stunning! Chic, Chic, Chic! So handsome.
I love the way you did the JC. Perfect. Just Perfect.
I'm already thinking about what to have you monogram next. 


My lovely lappet has arrived and I love it, thank you.

Hi Dorothy, 
I just wanted to say a massive thank you for the beautiful cushion cover. It was perfect. The wedding is on the weekend and I'm sure the couple will love it as much as I do. 


Hi! Such a beautiful vintage piece, beautifully wrapped and shipped super fast! I will wear it for my wedding next year! Thanks so much!

Jessie K.
Philadelphia, PA


Hi Dorothy.
Thank you. I  received my things. They have become my wonderful treasures. Sometime, please come to my blog.

Hyang K.
South Korea



Hi! My wedding dress looked so amazing!!!! Here are a couple photos. Thank you!!!

Emily L. Wedding Date: August 3rd


Dear Dorothy,

Just letting you know the tablecloths and Irish collar from my last order are just lovely. Thank you.

Susan L.

Tasmania, Australia



Thank you so much the veil is beautiful. 

Best wishes,
from the UK

Rare Antique Limerick Lace Bridal Veil, Circa 1840


Congratulations on your One Year Anniversary Dorothy and I KNOW you will have
many, many more.

Your site is magnificent - just like you Dorothy, and I want all my friends to know
about you and your shop. It is so elegant and yet the prices are very fair. For people
searching for quality lace, you are the answer to a prayer. 

Kindest regards, 

in Las Vegas


I received the pillows and they are gorgeous! They have been here and are now in the mail for delivery for Valentine's gifts for my daughter in Baton Rouge, daughter in Fort Worth and daughter in law in Point Clear, Al., so your beautiful embroidery is being spread around the south and southwest!
     Hope you have a lovely Valentine's Day and again, all my best wishes and thanks!

Louisiana, USA

Hi Dorothy,

I received the (ABV009) Antique Carrickmacross Lace Veil today.  I have to say the pictures on your website don't do it justice.  It is very beautiful!  I am so glad I came across your website and found this veil.  I have looked through other websites and they didn't have what I was searching for or the Carrickmacross veils were selling for thousands of dollars.  I will cherish this veil for years to come and look forward to wearing it at my wedding.

Thank you,
Debbie B.
from Corona, CA


Hello Dorothy,
Just to let you know the beautiful sewing etui has arrived and it is just lovely!
Thanks again,
Susan L.
Tasmania, Australia
Hi Dorothy,

Your items are exquisite! It's always an enjoyable experience viewing these beautiful treasures. The antique doilies will add a lovely touch to my bridesmaid's gifts.
Warmest regards,
Janet Horvath



Hi Dorothy,
I received the gorgeous wedding dress (above) today and I love it. It will be a gorgeous
piece to use as a prop in my bridal shop and for my photography. Thank you for the beautiful presentation in the way you carefully packaged it for shipping! I so look forward to my next purchase from your lovely shop. Thank you again.
Vicki Palmer

Hi Chantilly Dreams,

I received the pattern (1920s Agatha Apron)  and I absolutely love it. I am just as impressed with your beautiful packaging. Thank you so much and it has been a pleasure doing business with you.

Have a good evening!

Pam W.
Hi.  I received the antique black French Chantilly lace shawl today and it is very nice.  Thank you.
from Qatar 
I received the pillowcases yesterday and they are beautiful. Thank you.  I also appreciate the wrapping and the sachet.
Susan F.
Hi Dorothy,
The Irish lace collar came today! Have been meaning to email you. I love it. Thank you so much.
Toni Aggs