Little things matter…like laces!

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Hi there,

Welcome to my blog.

This post belongs to the same series as previous one where I told you how much I appreciate little things in life and on clothes. If you missed it, you can catch it here.

My mum recently sent me a box full of laces and buttons and scraps of clothes and things, I could spend my day with. And with that came a delicate, pretty pink lace that I’d been wanting to use somewhere. Where it belongs.

One afternoon in Verona, in Italy, I was having lunch with my husband when my eyes were scanning the market in the centre of square where I saw, this beautiful scarf pastel mint in colour, with pale pink flowers on it and it was a ‘Eureka’ moment. The scarf is of the softest crushed cotton there ever can be.

It was a bit shorter in length, as some summer scarfs are intended to be. That worked even more so in my favour and the rest of the story is here in pictures…

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My summer scarf!

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Lace from India 🙂

I fixed the lace with pearl head pins at the ends of the scarf this way…

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Fix it in place before sewing

 

Sewed in place with simple running stitches.

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Sewed it along the topmost edge of the lace with pink thread

One more thing, I added the lace following the cut of scarf which wasn’t straight but one end lower than the other.

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The lace isn’t straight but one end higher than the other

I did this because when you put the scarf around your neck this diagonal cut will make it fall beautifully, in a cascading way. The lace also added to the length of the scarf as I prefer them long.

Well, that is all and that is where I fitted in the pink lace and it looks gorgeous and totally where it belonged! 🙂

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Laced up and ‘Graced up’!!

 

Will post my picture when I wear it. Can’t wait!!!

You can try this simple idea on your scarves as well, make it more personalized!  And trust me, its super easy. 🙂

Thanks guys, for being here.

Till I come back, stay crafty and keep shining!

Take care