Upcycled Cardigan Sweater with Doily

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Don't throw out Grandma’s doilies! A delightfully feminine way to personalize any sweater, this project recycles old bits of lace as decoration, and it covers up any stained or moth-eaten jersey.
Adapted from "Sweat Shop Paris" by Martena Duss and Sissi Holleis, published by Andrews McMeel Publishing.
What you need:
a cardigan
lace or crocheted doily

Source: ,Amazon.com: Sweat Shop Paris: Lessons from a Sewing Cafe (...

Step 1

Place your doily where you want (over the shoulder, on an elbow) and pin it flat to the cardigan. By hand, baste the doily to the cardigan.

Step 2

Use a sewing machine to firmly stitch the doily in place.

Step 3

Cut away the cardigan behind the doily to emphasize the lace effect.

Step 4

Remove the basting stitches by hand.

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