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Lace Appliqué Overcast Stitch

Lace Appliqué Overcast Stitch

Learn how they do it in the couture! This lesson will teach you how to extract a motif from lace yardage and then appliqué that motif onto another fabric of your choice, using an overcast stitch

Use this technique to create extracts for sleeves, a hem or any area of a garment. You will also learn how to use specific tools for cutting the lace as well as why you would choose an overcast stitch instead of a blanket stitch when appliquéing lace.

This technique is most often used in bridalwear, eveningwear and in expensive lingerie.

Learn the Lace Appliqué Overcast Stitch next or view our other couture sewing lessons like how to make a Bias Cut Wrap Rose and  a Three Petal Flower.

Module Description Step
1 Lesson Prep 1-2
2 Planning Lace Extracts 1-4
3 Cuting the Motif 1-6
4 Overcast Stitching Lace 1-12
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Step Description
1 Cut 1 piece silk organza 10” square.
2 Cut 1 piece of lace.


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