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Time
20 mins

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Styling Tips:
1. This antique-facade top looks great with denim.
2. Style with an over-sized flower or boho accessories.

Posted by Jenna C. from New York, New York, United States • Published See Jenna C.'s 118 projects »
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  • How to sew a lace top. Gold Victorian Lace Tank - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your materials.

  • How to sew a lace top. Gold Victorian Lace Tank - Step 2
    Step 2

    Lay scalloped trim (14840) on your work surface.

  • How to sew a lace top. Gold Victorian Lace Tank - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut approx 12" of the trim, followed by 16 individual segments (scallops).

  • How to sew a lace top. Gold Victorian Lace Tank - Step 4
    Step 4

    Set these pieces aside.

  • How to sew a lace top. Gold Victorian Lace Tank - Step 5
    Step 5

    Using your tacky glue, affix 12" trim to neckline. Due to the nature of the trim, it should mold to the v-neck shape without a problem. Place paper inside the garment to prevent glue leakage.

  • How to sew a lace top. Gold Victorian Lace Tank - Step 6
    Step 6

    Affix 9 of the lace scallops below that trim, along the neckline as shown.

  • How to sew a lace top. Gold Victorian Lace Tank - Step 7
    Step 7

    Lay scalloped trim (14841) on your work surface.

  • How to sew a lace top. Gold Victorian Lace Tank - Step 8
    Step 8

    Cut 14" of trim and lay along neckline motif, below the trims you've just glued down. You'll notice it stands up when you shape it to the V-neck, and doesn't lay flat like the first trim did.

  • How to sew a lace top. Gold Victorian Lace Tank - Step 9
    Step 9

    Clip the center of the trim.

  • How to sew a lace top. Gold Victorian Lace Tank - Step 10
    Step 10

    Lay one clipped edge over the other so it lays flat. Leave 3" of trim on the left of the piece un-glued, and tack the rest down.

  • How to sew a lace top. Gold Victorian Lace Tank - Step 11
    Step 11

    Position remaining 9 scallops below this trim to create desired motif (but don't glue it down yet).

  • How to sew a lace top. Gold Victorian Lace Tank - Step 12
    Step 12

    Cut approx 20" of rhinestone trim.

  • How to sew a lace top. Gold Victorian Lace Tank - Step 13
    Step 13

    Position rhinestone trim beneath lace trim (pull up a corner if you already glued everything down) and configure placement as shown. Glue into place.

  • How to sew a lace top. Gold Victorian Lace Tank - Step 14
    Step 14

    Glue into place, and glue remaining scallop pieces down, covering the rhinestone chain edges.

  • How to sew a lace top. Gold Victorian Lace Tank - Step 15
    Step 15

    Let your finished motif dry completely.

  • How to sew a lace top. Gold Victorian Lace Tank - Step 16
    Step 16

    Try it on!

  • How to sew a lace top. Gold Victorian Lace Tank - Step 17
    Step 17

    Tip: To add some extra romance, pin a large metallic-tinted flower to the top!

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Manda F.
Manda F. · 37 projects
I think I will also do it black on black (Gothic Victorian ;) ).
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I May Be Rude But I'm The Truth
I May Be Rude But I'm The Truth · Torrington, Connecticut, US · 23 projects
gorgeous!
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Kasey Kasket
Kasey Kasket · Ormond Beach, Florida, US · 25 projects
Cute! Im going to do this with black on black
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JoJo
JoJo · 5 projects
Happy
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JoJo
JoJo · 5 projects
Happy
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vissie v.
vissie v. · Pretoria, Gauteng, ZA · 4 projects
VERY CREATIVE THOUGH STYLISH AND HOT!
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Lovette'sz-xoxo
Lovette'sz-xoxo · 15 projects
loove it!
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