How-To: Work with Stretch Lace

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How-To: Work with Stretch Lace


Many of us love the delicate look of stretch lace in fashion or undergarment projects, but are too intimidated to work with it. Turns out, Jodi at Sew Fearless felt the same way, so she she gathered up her courage, tried it out, then wrote this helpful guide for working with stretch lace!

I went to the store with thinking about a funky printed draped cardigan thingy, but once this ethereal drapey-ness caught my eye all other plans went flying out the window. Never mind that I have never sewn lace before. It. Needed. To. Happen.

And happen it did, but not before there was a good amount of dragging of feet out of fear that it wouldn’t turn out quite right and not being sure of how to tackle the whole thing. All that’s over now. boo-freakin’-ya!

Ready to give it a try? Head on over to Sew Fearless!

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Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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