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Sew yourself a cutesy gothic lolita cuff.

Posted by Cat Morley from Edinburgh, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 507 projects »
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  • How to make a wristband. Gothic Lolita Cuff - Step 1
    Step 1

    To get the size right, cut a strip of paper, in the width that you would like your cuff and fold it around your wrist, cutting to the right length.

  • How to make a wristband. Gothic Lolita Cuff - Step 2
    Step 2

    Using the template as a guide, cut a piece of black fabric, measuring double the height of the template, with an inch allowance at either side.

  • How to make a wristband. Gothic Lolita Cuff - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fold the fabric in half, height ways, and pin along the top edge and bottom edges, so that you get a nice neat rectangle.

  • How to make a wristband. Gothic Lolita Cuff - Step 4
    Step 4

    Sew along the open edge, removing the pins as you go.

  • How to make a wristband. Gothic Lolita Cuff - Step 5
    Step 5

    Remove the pins from the other edge and fold inside out. Place a row of pins about 1/2 cm in from both edges.

  • How to make a wristband. Gothic Lolita Cuff - Step 6
    Step 6

    Sew along both sides, removing the pins as you go.

  • How to make a wristband. Gothic Lolita Cuff - Step 7
    Step 7

    Cut a strip of tartan, measuring half the height of the template, and two strips of lace to the same length as the cuff.

  • How to make a wristband. Gothic Lolita Cuff - Step 8
    Step 8

    Pin the tartan down the middle of the cuff and the lace to either edge.

  • How to make a wristband. Gothic Lolita Cuff - Step 9
    Step 9

    Sew along either edge of the tartan with a zigzag stitch, this will help the fabric not to fray too much, but still enough to look cool.

  • How to make a wristband. Gothic Lolita Cuff - Step 10
    Step 10

    Hammer in two parts of a popper button to either side of the cuff, making sure that the placement is perfect for the cuff to fit nicely. Neatly stitch up the two open edges.

  • How to make a wristband. Gothic Lolita Cuff - Step 11
    Step 11

    Embellish however you like - you could glue star studs along the cuff, or stitch on buttons and beads.

  • How to make a wristband. Gothic Lolita Cuff - Step 12
    Step 12

    All done, wear with pride!

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Jennifer B.
Jennifer B. · Houston, TX, United States

Cat ur awesome!! love it!!

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Sk8t3r4lif3 xx
Sk8t3r4lif3 xx · Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland, NZ · 2 projects

Perfect for halloween <3

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Sk8t3r4lif3 xx
Sk8t3r4lif3 xx · Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland, NZ · 2 projects

Perfect for halloween <3

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Willow
Willow · Independence, Missouri, US · 5 projects

Nicely done. I think I might make these soon. :] Thanks for sharing!

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Sammi
Sammi · 6 projects

I made this and I love it!!!!!

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charity d.
charity d. · , , Philippines · 13 projects

love your tutorial!Ü

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w0lfygirl w.
w0lfygirl w.

Luv these :3
i'm gonna try this

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Skylar
Skylar · Tucson, Arizona, United States · 4 projects

omg i made this yesterday on top of a snap bracelet only it kept snapping on my hand >.< it wuz funnay but it rox only i'm all out of lace for my alice dress v.v

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ALice F.
ALice F. · 16 projects

I wanna do this!!!!

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Skylar
Skylar · Tucson, Arizona, United States · 4 projects

you rule, cat!! but um 4 days ago i was in new york, and the kind of travel i used, subway, train, and walking that city sux when ur not shopping. so if ur going, i would save up your money for cabs >w<

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