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DIY Lace Insert Button-Down Shirt

By: Melody from melmariadesigns.com
DIY Lace Insert Button-down Shirt
This image courtesy of melmariadesigns.com

If you want an adorable shirt that you can dress up or down and use for any season, you'll love the DIY Lace Insert Button-Down Shirt tutorial. This is the easiest of sewing projects for beginners, and you can sew it with a machine. All you have to do is find an old button-down shirt to make into one of these retail knock off shirts, whether you have one you barely wear in your closet or you buy a cheap one at a thrift store. Upgrade your wardrobe with only a few simple steps of this DIY sewing project.

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Sewn byMachine

Beginner


How to Sew Lace: Cut it Properly!

For many projects, just a hint of lace can transform the free sewing pattern from something simple to something truly elegant. The problem with sewing with lace is that it can be much more difficult than some other fabrics. Lace (and netting for that matter) is a delicate detail that needs to be treated well. Usually, sewing lace doesn’t take any extra skills unless you are working with something intricate and delicate. In fact, the physical sewing of the lace project is not what you need to worry about. Learning how to sew lace properly comes down to cutting it properly.

 

Since lace can fray and consequently fall apart, you need to make sure you allow more of a seam allowance with lace. This was if your edges fray, you have some room to work with up to your stitch. This can expand a lace sewing project’s lifetime by a long while. Additionally, be sure to cut around the edges of the intricacies and designs in your lace. Since these denser portions are more likely to fray, try to keep them intact as much as possible.


 

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when i click on free sewing pattern instead of going too pattern it goes to flooring mentor ???

Oh no, thank you for letting me know! I've just fixed the link and it should work now. Enjoy, and thank you again!

I love this idea, such a simple upcycle!

This is a super cool upcycling project that I am going to have to try. Love the look of lace (I am instantly drawn to any garment that has lace accents in it) so the idea of a thrifty re-do that looks this good is amazing. #BestIdeaEver... Wanted to leave Melody a comment on her actual blog post but unfortunately doing so required a login -(

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