Lace makes attractive material no matter where you add the designs. If you have already made decorative towels, you are ready to add your lace and serger edges. If you have not stitched your decorative towels, you will need to learn the steps to get started. Otherwise, you can add lace trimming and serger edges to finish towels you have purchased. Terry cloth towels look great when lace and serger finishes are attached. To get started, continue reading.
How to get started with lace trimming:
To get started you will need a plain or unadorned towel, and lace edges, as well as a galloon, i.e. the ornamental trimming lace. The narrow bands of embroidery should consist of lace, braids, or thread colors of gold and silver. Preferably, you want lace. Make sure that the material is machine washable. Purchase the medium-weight lace, such as the taffeta, satin, or polyester.
How to create lace trimming for bathroom towels:
Once you have your materials gathered:
(1) use the decorative trimming and cut an inch of the lace, cutting until it extends considerably a distance of your towel width. About a half-inch, fold the fabric under, folding it at the ends. In the desired position, pin the lace to your towel. You want the pins over the lower borders or edges.
(2) Along the ends you have folded, stitch. Stitch along the edges of your scallop sides, keeping your stitching in a straight line.
(3) Use the edges of your lace and repeat step one. You want the lace this time to fasten to the lower borders. Along the end folds, stitch and continue to the upper borders. Keep in a straight line. You should be finished at this point, unless you need to finish the upper borders of your lace. In this instance, on the opposite side of the bias band, cover it. Now you are ready to create your over-lock finished edges.
How to create serger, finished edges:
You will need plain material and a special needle, such as the tapestry. In addition, you will need nylon, combined threads of wool, contrasting threads of normal value, etc to get started.
How to stitch:
(1) Your serger should be set at three-threads, to equalize your stitch, which creates the serger. Both of your loopers should be threaded as well. Use your nylon threads and common thread. Heave the thread through your needle and prepare your stitch so that it is set to desired widthwise position. The length should be set at least one (mm)
(2) along the selvages, start stitching whilst holding in place the tail string tight. You want to avoid trimming the edge of your cloth. The tails should be left at the extremity of your cloth.
(3) Now, you will need a stitching needle. Thread it. About one inch and begin weaving your tapestry needlework so that it falls beneath the stitches at your serger.
The tail strings may have extra length, which you will need cutting tools designed for sewers to cut it off.
(2) Once you finish your lace and serger, you may want to add a few other bathroom accessories to set off your patterns. Try considering creative towel hooks, rings, and bars.
A variety of rings, hooks, and bars are available online, including the medallion designs, which comprise bold backs. The stylish designs will offset your new-laced towels. You can also find the iron bolder, which tie back. The items bring luxury to your bath. Décor wooden pole sets are available, as well as many other designs to bring out your new towels.
Now that you have your rings, hooks, bars, and towels you might want to offset the room further by adding bordered mirrors.
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