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Season's Lace Cards and Purses

The FSL Battenberg Season's Lace Panels is a set of 4 lace designs that can be used to make very attractive, keepsake gift bags, glasscases and cards with lace covers.

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Step One: Embroider the designs in accordance with the instructions you received along with the embroidery files.
Rinse away the stabilizer, spread the motifs evenly on a towel and leave to air dry. Press with steam.

Step Two: To make a lace gift bag or a glasscase you will need two pieces of fabric of about 6"x 8". Choose any two panels. Place the lace panels over the fabric pieces.

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Step Three: Using short but not very dense zig-zag, join lace and fabric along the edges of the rectangle. Use a bobbin thread that matches the color of your fabric; and a needle thread that matches the color of your lace.

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Step Four: With a pair of sharp scissors, trim the excess fabric as close to the stitches as possible.

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Step Five: Place the panels wrong side to wrong side. Pin. Join the panels using straight stitch along the left, lower and right edges. Leave the upper edge open.

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To make a greeting card, you will need cardstock or card stacks.

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Place a lace motif on a piece of cardstock. With a pencil, trace the outline of the lace.
Either with a craft knife or a pair of sharp scissors, cut the shape out. Make a tab on the left side. Fold the tab onto the card.
Place a thin layer of glue over the tab.
Press the edge of the lace motif over the glue.

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When the glue is dry, fold the lace onto the cardstock. The card is ready! You can decorate them with ribbon or hot-fix crystals. If you used dark card-stock, like we did, you can write the holiday wishes in gold or silver pen.

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Your season souvenirs are ready!

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We hope that you liked our idea and will come up with many of your own.

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