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30 mins

and pretty cheap, too.
This is a great use for an old broken frame. Use a scrap of corded lace for a more refined look than raschel gives.
Admittedly, this is an old project so the photos aren't really up to scratch. Enjoy though!

Posted by Only Frills and Horses from Nottingham, England, United Kingdom • Published See Only Frills and Horses's 52 projects »
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  • How to make a cameo. Elegant Lace Frame Brooch - Step 1
    Step 1

    Find an old frame as big as you want your brooch to be and remove the glass and back.

  • How to make a cameo. Elegant Lace Frame Brooch - Step 2
    Step 2

    Press the clay into the frame and make sure its smooth.

  • How to make a cameo. Elegant Lace Frame Brooch - Step 3
    Step 3

    Remove the clay and allow to dry. Place on the wrong side of the lace and trace around it.

  • How to make a cameo. Elegant Lace Frame Brooch - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut out your shape and put aside.

  • How to make a cameo. Elegant Lace Frame Brooch - Step 5
    Step 5

    Paint the front and back side of the clay a contrasting colour to your lace and leave to dry. Varnish if you like.

  • How to make a cameo. Elegant Lace Frame Brooch - Step 6
    Step 6

    Glue the lace shape over the clay one.

  • How to make a cameo. Elegant Lace Frame Brooch - Step 7
    Step 7

    Dab some glue around the edges of the shape and reinsert it into the frame.

  • How to make a cameo. Elegant Lace Frame Brooch - Step 8
    Step 8

    Glue a pin back onto the back side.

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