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How to Appliqué Lace


At a glance

Video Duration: 11 minutes

Techniques You’ll Learn:

  • How to create a lace appliqué
  • How to pin the lace accurately in place before sewing
  • How to stitch the edges of the lace in place on your garment

You’ll Love this video if:

  • You’d like to learn a couture sewing and embellishment technique
  • You want to learn more about sewing with lace
  • You want to learn a popular technique for sewing lingerie and bridal


In this video, Meg Healy will show you how to position and cut lace to fit your garment perfectly, and how to carefully sew the appliqué on for a flawless finish. You can use this technique with woven or stretch lace, and apply it to any sort of garment. Adding lace to a garment can create a whole new look, adding a fashionable and feminine touch to any style. Whether you want to dress up an existing garment, or sew yourself a new couture-worthy style, this is a great sewing technique to add to your skill set.

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About the Expert:

Meg HealyMeg Healy began to sew at the age of 12, where she began experimenting with fabric and seams on her Brother little domestic sewing machine. Studying at both Fanshawe College and Parsons the New School for Design in NYC, Meg gained the technical skills in pattern making and advanced sewing that led to a number of awards for her design and construction skills. Before becoming the Online Editor of BurdaStyle.com Meg worked as a pattern making intern for Vera Wang. Meg also launched her own highly unique clothing line consisting of fashion-forward spandex leggings in 2010.