Advice 1: How to knit Irish lace

Irish lace is an ancient art of creating lace fabric from separately related items, connected by an openwork mesh. Seeing him for the first time, even in pictures, it's hard to resist the temptation to try to create something similar with your own hands.
How to knit Irish lace
You will need
  • thread for knitting (x/W, 282 m, 50 g);
  • - hook 1 mm;
  • - thin nylon cloth, ribbon.
Instruction
1
Tie the napkin in Irish lace technique, it will help you to master the difficult method on a simple example. In this knitting uses some traditional motifs (rose, grapes, grape leaf, etc.). Associate multiple items, place on a thin nylon and sew, the cloth decorated with braid.
2
Associate the volume rose: dial five loops and close into a ring. Irish lace of a so-called Bourdon - thick thread or multiple strands that take place in knitting and form the basis for binding to the column without nakida. It adds spaciousness to the detail of the center of the flower or the outline of the motif. In this case, the Burdon is not advisable to use because the rose itself is voluminous, and its center does not need to thicken.
3
Tie five loops of the splice ring (to lift). Tie ring five columns with nakida, after each column, knit two air loops. Tail number of the connecting loop that fits into the third air loop of the first chain. Got the ring with six small arches for the petals.
4
Tie each petal: one column without nakida, three columns with nakida, single column without nakida. Finish the series connecting loop in the first column with nakida first petal. Then link the basis for the second row of petals: three air loop, a column without nakida in the space between two columns without nakida previous row (the join of the petals).
5
Tie the petals in the second row, tying each arch of the three loops in one column without nakida, five columns with nakida, and one column without nakida. Please note that your second row will be positioned over the first (the third over the second, etc.). Thus, bulk rose you will get, turning the knitting.
6
Continue with rows of petals, adding each time one air loop to the chain-based petal and two columns with nakida in the piping of a petal.

Advice 2 : How to sew lace

Lace fabric, delicate sewing of different textures, despite its sophistication, is the material in process has a lot of problems. But as amazing look of the product with the use of air lace. Wedding dresses, blouses, linen trimmed with lace again and again to attract the eye. But not enough to be able to sew a thing with beautiful decorations. Need to have an idea on how to sew lace to make them look perfect.
How to sew lace
You will need
  • lace, scissors, thread, needle.
Instruction
1
Before sewing the lace, wash it, since in most cases it shrinks. And this can lead to the contraction of the tissue. Lay the lace on a soft surface wrong side up and iron - this will save the lace relief pattern.
2
If you just need to sew the lace without the Assembly, on the edge of the fabric, place the overlap edge of the lace and baste, then sew on the machine seam "zigzag". Allowed to sew and a simple stitch. Thread match the color of the lace. You can sew it the same way with the difference that the top will be tucked in the edge of the fabric. In this case, the thread color should match the fabric.
3
If you intend to Pribivanie lace, to do this, first sew it on the edge of the wide stitch on the machine, priamerica on a string, and then baste to the edge of the product. Then sew a zigzag stitch.
4
You can sew lace or regular box pleats. For this is good lace with a repeating pattern. Semipelite folds at equal intervals (normal or inverted) and immediately primitivity lace to the edge of the product. In this case, it is permissible to sew the lace as on the edge and in the middle, which is quite often used for decoration.
5
Sew the lace not only on the very edge of things, but in the middle, for example, on the yoke or through an equal distance along the entire length of the product. To do this, select the type of seam at its discretion, zigzag or simple line.
6
To sew sewing (he usually processed only one side) for the main fabric overlaid on top. In this case, you can use one of the decorative stitches, which are usually programmed in the car quite a lot. Threads in this case, you can pick up in tone or, conversely, contrast.
7
Sometimes it is necessary to sew two pieces of lace fabric. If sewing normal stitching, you get an ugly thick seam, which "cuts" the picture. To avoid this, the lace must be calculated with a margin that will allow you to use another method of binding. With sharp scissors carefully cut out the pattern along the contour, put it on another part so that the pattern is one piece of lace fabric in harmony with others. Pin needles, then baste edges and sew on the machine a small seam "zigzag".
Useful advice
Before using the lace definitely wash and iron.
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