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an industrail look at a lolita classic
This was a proto-type that had turned out quite well. So, that's why there's not photos for most of the steps. Sorry, chaps.

Posted by Miss_Fit from St Catharines, Ontario, Canada • Published See Miss_Fit's 35 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Get your tape measure, and make sure it's the flexie kind and measure either halfway around your neck or 3/4 around your head.

  • How to make a lace choker. Lolita Headress/Ruff - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut 2 pieces of the wide lace, the contrast lace, and the holey-windy lace (pictured) to the measurement you just took.

  • How to make a lace choker. Lolita Headress/Ruff - Step 3
    Step 3

    Pin and sew the gathered part of the lace together, thusly.

  • How to make a lace choker. Lolita Headress/Ruff - Step 4
    Step 4

    Sew the contrast lace to the gathered lace on either side, as shown.

  • How to make a lace choker. Lolita Headress/Ruff - Step 5
    Step 5

    Entwine the ribbon through the wholes in the ribbon through the holes in the lace. Pictured:

  • How to make a lace choker. Lolita Headress/Ruff - Step 6
    Step 6

    Sew the entwined ribbon to the other lace. So

  • How to make a lace choker. Lolita Headress/Ruff - Step 7
    Step 7

    Sew the ends down on both sides. Like this:

  • Step 8

    "Let's give them a screwing they'll never forget!"

    You must decide what frequency your screws will be. I chose every time the ribbon went under the face.

    Be warned though, too many or too few will look very odd.

  • How to make a lace choker. Lolita Headress/Ruff - Step 9
    Step 9

    Inserting a screw:
    Choose the placement of the screw.

    Find the coresponding spot on the back.
    (This next part is sorta hard to explain, but Ill try. Give me a warning if it makes no sense and I may make a video on it.)

    Cut through the lace (I don't suggest cutting the ribbon)JUST enough to get the screw through.

    TWIST the screw trough. It's kinds pushing and twisting, but if you push at the beginning, it will not go well

  • How to make a lace choker. Lolita Headress/Ruff - Step 10
    Step 10

    Apply the nut in the usual, and obvious fashion.

  • How to make a lace choker. Lolita Headress/Ruff - Step 11
    Step 11

    Season screws to taste.

    I ended up with 9 screws (screwing 9 times in an afternoon is quite an accomplishment)

  • How to make a lace choker. Lolita Headress/Ruff - Step 12
    Step 12

    Attach the extra ribbon to either both ends of the ruff/headress.

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