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lovemandy
« on: July 17, 2011 09:51:48 PM »

Hello

I would like to find out how to sew lace trimming on to a plush doll so it looks like a skirt. I can't figure out how to do it.
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Any input or help would be great! Cheesy
Thank you
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« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2011 11:10:06 PM »

Stitch it into place before sewing the front and back of the doll together. It will be caught in the seams on both sides that way though. If you want it to go around without being in the seams, sew the back and front together only up to the waist then turn right side out, pin the lace on and stitch around. Turn inside out and continue stitching the body together. Or use glue or hand stitch it into place after all the assembly is done.
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« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2011 04:22:10 PM »

I've made a couple of dolls with similar skirts and I must admit that I do it the easy way and just sew the lace on to the outside once the doll's body is already assembled. I just pin it where I want it to go, and then I use a nice neat backstitch (in the same colour thread so that it isn't too visible).

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