How to sew lace

How to sew lace

The lacy cloth, openwork sewing of various invoice, despite the refinement, is considered material which in processing has many problems. But as products with use of air laces amazingly look. The wedding dresses, blouses, linen trimmed with laces again and again attract to themselves a look. But it is not enough to manage to sew a thing with use of fine ornament. It is necessary to have idea how it is correct to sew laces that they looked faultlessly.

It is required to you

lace, scissors, threads, needle.

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Before sewing lace, wash it as in most cases it shrinks. And it can lead to fabric tightening. Spread out lace on a soft surface a wrong side up and iron is will keep a relief of a lacy pattern.


If it is necessary to sew simply lace without assemblies, for this purpose on the edge of fabric put with an overlap the edge of lace and tack then sew on the machine a seam "zigzag". It is allowed to sew also a usual simple stitch. Threads choose to match laces. It is possible to sew it in the same way with that difference that there will be from above a sprained edge of fabric. In this case threads on color have to coincide with fabric.


If it is supposed prisborivany laces, for this purpose at first stitch it on edge a wide stitch by car, a prisoberita on a thread, and then tack to edge of a product. Then sew a line a zigzag.


It is possible to sew lace bantovy or usual folds. For this purpose well lace with the repeating drawing approaches. Pinch folds through equal intervals (usual or counter) and at once to a primetyvayta lace to edge of a product. In this case is admissible to sew lace both on edge, and in its middle that is quite often applied to finishing.


Lace is sewn not only on the edge of a thing, but also in the middle, for example, on the coquette or through equal distance on all length of a product. For this purpose choose seam type on the discretion – a zigzag or a simple line.


To sew sewing (usually it processed only one party) for this purpose the main fabric is imposed from above. In this case it is possible to use one of decorative lines which usually in the car it is programmed quite a lot. Threads in this case can be picked up in tone or on the contrary, contrast.


Sometimes it is necessary to sew two parts of a lacy cloth. If to sew a usual line, the ugly thick seam which "cuts" drawing will turn out. That to avoid it, laces need to be counted with a stock that will allow to apply a different way of sewing together. Sharp scissors carefully cut out drawing on a contour, impose it on other part so that the pattern of one piece of a lacy cloth was in harmony with another. Pin needles, then tack on a contour and sew by car a small seam "zigzag".