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Lace and Grace Fashions

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

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Description

CARDIGAN

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Cardigan to upcycle
  • 1/4 yard lace fabric
  • Sewing machine
  • Iron & pressing surface
  • Basic sewing supplies

DIRECTIONS:

1. Cut a 3” section from middle back of cardigan, leaving collar intact.
2. Cut a strip of lace 6” wide by length of cardigan plus 1” (for hem).
3. Pleat, or gather, top of lace strip to measure 3 1/2”; Baste.
4. Pin strip to cardigan, right sides together; pleat/gather on collar.
5. Stitch; 1/4” seam allowance.
6. Press seams toward cardigan.
7. Press hem to match hem of cardigan; approx. 1”.
8. Fold under another ½”; top stitch 1/4”.

LACE PEPLUM TOP

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Top with a peplum to upcycle
  • 1/4-1/2 yard lace fabric, depending on length of the peplum
  • Sewing machine
  • Iron & pressing surface
  • Basic sewing supplies

DIRECTIONS:

1. Remove peplum from existing top.
2. Use the peplum as a template and cut lace, allowing ½” on sides for seam allowance and 1” for hem at the bottom.
3. Stitch sides of lace together, 1/2” seam allowance; press seam open.
4. Baste lace to original peplum, wrong side of lace to right side of peplum; match side seams.
5. Press & pin hem of lace approximately 1/2”, matching hem of the original peplum.
6. Top stitch hem with 1/4” seam allowance.
7. Pin peplum back to top, use baste stitch to gather if needed.
8. Stitch; 1/4” seam allowance.
9. Serge this seam, if able to.
10. Press seam toward bottom.

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