Thursday, December 10, 2009

Add lace to bottom of velvet and seam raw edges of velvet and lace together. Running a strong gathering thread at the top and pull to fit under bust line.
Sew side seams of slip, turn up bottom hem one inch and stitch. Using strong thread gather slip to fit snugly under bust line on head. Squirt a bit of glue front and back and allow to dry.
Cut lace piece in half and hem raw edge. Break thread and the slip lace over arm and chenille stem and gather top very tightly. Insert under head and add a dab of glue to hold in place. Repeat for other arm. Set aside to dry.
Gather lower edges of sleeves and secure tightly around arms about half way up. I add a dab of glue under this and then tightly tie a six inch piece of ribbon into a bow on each section. Puff up sleeves and allow to dry.

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