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Lace shirt

Added Jan 11, 2010

by swingtag

Canberra, Australia






I originally wanted a black lace shirt that wasn’t see-through. But when I bought the lace, I liked the scalloped edges and thought it would be a waste to cut them off. So I decided not to cover the whole shirt in lace. Instead I sewed down the scalloped edges 2 inches away from the centre-front edge.

The buttons were from a jacket.




Garment Type
Classic, Evening Wear, Vintage

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    Jan 11, 2010, 07.24 PMby flosiepoos

    More yumm! Really lovely, such good use of the fabric. Pretty buttons too!

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    Jan 11, 2010, 06.55 PMby iandeye

    It’s precious – and perfect!

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    Jan 11, 2010, 01.15 PMby ajtak7171

    AMAZING, Congratulations! I love lace, but usually not on myself, it somehow looks too frilly and feminine when I wear it. But this is something I could possibly pull off, too. Thank you so much for sharing, it’s an inspiration!

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    Jan 11, 2010, 11.25 AMby sewella

    So elegant and romantic too!

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    Jan 11, 2010, 11.02 AMby freakusbzzz

    Very creative, the black buttons look fantastic with it too.

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    Jan 11, 2010, 09.18 AMby ninaribena

    This is so GORGEOUS!!! I love it, you’ve done a beautiful job. xx

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    Jan 11, 2010, 09.13 AMby zenica

    This is so pretty! How did you cover the white fabric with the lace so it looks so neat? I’ve got some lovely flowery chiffon that I want to use in a similar fashion, but I have no idea how/where to start.

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    Jan 11, 2010, 09.10 AMby spontique

    This is really lovely work, congratulations.
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    Jan 11, 2010, 09.09 AMby lovelypolly

    wow, it s glamorous!

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    Jan 11, 2010, 08.23 AMby swingtag


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