Monday, January 16, 2012

Made It By Monday: Lace T-Shirt

Like a previous MIBM's Lace Earrings, here comes another project that is a great way to use an old lace table cloth or curtain.




I made this lace shirt following Yellow Suitcase Studio's Lace Top Tutorial. It was so easy to follow (especially for someone like me who has very little sewing experience) and I finished it in one night. She does a great job using photos and written instructions to help you out!

This is the first tshirt I've ever sewn myself so I'm very happy with the result. I didn't finish the sleeves partly because I like the unfinished look and partly because I was done trying to fiddle around with my very, very old sewing machine.




Tutorial Link: Click Here!

Total Time:
2-3 hours

What You Need:

  • Scraps of lace (enough solid pieces to make the front and the back)
  • Sewing machine
  • White thread
  • Iron
  • A bit of patience!




  • Have a great week! I'm heading back to school in two days so expect the next update soon!

    4 comments:

    1. Great idea and beautiful end result too! I'll have to score some old lace at the thrift store, maybe tea dye it and try this one. Thanks for sharing!

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    2. Thanks for commenting! I never thought of dying the lace - I bet that'll be lovely!

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    3. Thanks for the link! I love the lace you used :) It's beautiful!

      Also, that tip above about dying the lace from @brownbirdgreenstring is great. I hadn't thought of that either. So many options for customization!

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    4. It's amazing that you can make that from scraps. Have always been a fan of lace.

      ~S

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