Today we are talking LACE!
Martha is no stranger to lace and using it to make beautiful garments. Today we want to share a Lace Hearts segment of the Lace Shaping DVD from the Martha Pullen TV Collection.
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Also, try this easy lace repair technique from
I received an email from a Sew Beautiful reader, Delayne McDonald, wanting to know how to fix ripped lace in an fancyband on her granddaughter’s portrait dress. I knew that Sue Stewart had addressed this very problem in a past issue and gave Delayne Sue’s email. A week or so later I got a sweet email from Delayne sharing how excited she was with the results along with a few photos. I asked her to share her experience with Sue's technique on our blog for National Sewing Month. Here is how Delayne saved a precious heirloom dress from ruin with the help of Sue Stewart’s easy to follow instructions for repairing lace. -Kathy Barnard, Editor
First, cut away the lace from the hole next to the entreduex to "clean" the area and prepare it for
Next, cut a piece of matching, or closely matching lace 1-inch longer than whole. Place over whole with 1/2 inch
overlap on each end. Shift lace to match motifs to existing lace on each side, or at least one side.
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