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« on: April 25, 2012 06:22:01 PM »

I've collected lace. I love the stuff, black stretchy is my favorite but I've collected bunch of different kinds. Stretchy, non-stretchy, stiff-ish, black, white, yellowbluebrownpinketc, some sexy, some girly, some baby-ish.

Often I use it for undies (tehee), and I've used it on things like pencil cases (which was made entirely of black leather with a strip of black lace - many comments about the 'sexiest pencil case ever' - haha!), but I'm not sure how else to deplete this enormous stock.

Ideas??

Doesn't have to be clothing, can be anything.
Photos are appreciated, but comments are welcome as well!
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« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2012 09:15:40 PM »

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« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2012 05:14:55 AM »

If you have any beige or white pieces, you could give 'em to me.  Cheesy

Here's some other (better?) ideas:
- Embellishments on shirts (i.e. lace around the cuff and collar of a blouse or cardigan, put ruffles on a shirt made of matching material lined with lace)
- "Victorian" cuffs (basically a strip of fabric with ruffles of lace on each edge)
- Lace pillowcases (stretch fabric, with maybe a ruffle of lace around the edge? or is that overkill?)
- Turn them into little works of art -> http://brazosvalleybride.com/2012/lace-embroidery-hoops/
- Make a lacey lampshade! Usually doilies are used but I don't see why stretch lace wouldn't work.

Hope they help. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2012 05:57:05 AM »

OMG what Alexus1325 said, come and join our altered fashions sew-along!! ♥♥♥
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Roguefae
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2012 06:19:14 PM »

Some fingerless gloves maybe?
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Penguillama
« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2012 11:00:23 PM »

since lace is very "in" right now, I'd use it to embellish/hem apparel--I've also hoarded quite a bit of lace in the past few months lol.
look on Pinterest for some DIY inspiration:
http://pinterest.com/search/?q=lace+bag
http://pinterest.com/search/?q=lace+shirt
http://pinterest.com/search/?q=lace+shorts
etc Smiley
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