Sometimes you might look at you old clothes or linens and think they look a little drab. Instead of buying something completely brand new, why not try trimming them up? By adding a little crochet around the edges, you can give them a whole new look! Here are six easy ways to add a pretty, handmade crochet trim to readymades.
With a lovely collar of crocheted rounds made from scrap yarn, you can to convert a pretty floral scarf into a brand new blouse. Learn how at Under the Red Umbrella.
Pillowcase Crochet Trim
Whether you're giving new life to old pillowcases or stitching up brand new ones, adding a few rows of colorful crochet doesn't take long. For tips and tricks on a few different ways to do it, visit Sara vs. Sarah.
Soft Face Cloth
Your favorite cotton fabrics and a scalloped crochet trim can make a simple washcloth so much prettier. For more information, visit A Spoonful of Sugar.
You can still add that special touch even if you don't crochet. Readymade crochet trims and rick-racks come in lots of colors to match just about any dishcloth in your drawer, or the ones you sew yourself. For a full tutorial on this adorable Anthropologie hack, visit Make It Do.
No-Sew Crochet Trim for Shorts
Nobody wants to throw out their favorite pair of cut-offs — they're so soft and broken in just right. So how about adding a little feminine flare to a tired pair of denim shorts with a roll of readymade crochet trim and some fabric glue? For more information, visit Pretty and Fun.
These fleece baby blankets are easy to make even more adorable with some lacy crocheted trim. For more information on this project, visit Big A Little A.