- 6 years ago
- Wedding: November 1999
So I went to Fabricland (I pretty much live there now lol), got my ribbon, some lace, elastic band, and came back home – this was Saturday morning. Monday night I bust out my materials, including the little dump truck pin I got for FI and take a crack at it.
I get my ribbon out, measure my leg then I times that lenght by 1 and a half times.
I then folded the ribbon lenghtwise, ironed it flat
Then time to sew, I grabbed my needle some red thread and just started sewing along the edge.
After working at it for two hours, I completed the first round of sewing Monday night.
Tuesday I picked up where I left off. I did this part differently, I insterted the elastic before sewing the lace so that it would be easier to just pull it afterwords.
Then I pinned my pretty lace on making sure that the elastic band was above where I was pinning.
I grabbed my needle and white thread and started sewing again, another 2 hours and the whole thing was done. I then pulled the elastic so that it shrinks down to the correct size of my leg. I did a knot to hold the elastic and TADA!!! Done!
I just have to iron it, close off the ends and then add my little bow and the little truck pin and it’s complete! Yay! I will post pictures of final project when I complete it this week-end. Not bad for 4 hours uh! 🙂 Thanks for reading and hopefully I’ll help someone or inspire someone else to try to make their own garter belt.