Classic doilies are so fairly, however not significantly helpful. Folks don’t actually embellish with doilies any extra. Which suggests that you may often discover them at thrift shops and property gross sales for not that a lot cash. Each time I see them there I get unhappy occupied with how a lot work went into that doily, solely to have it sitting at a thrift retailer. Heather from Heather Handmade created a stunning costume out of her late grandmother’s doilies plus some thrifted material. Click on right here to see her thrifted material and classic doily costume. You’ll be amazed!
And if you wish to make a costume like this of your personal, her put up contains how she made the costume. Once you’re working with thrifted material and classic doilies, each challenge can be totally different based mostly on the scale/form of the items you’re working with. However her put up contains detailed details about her course of, in addition to suggestions and methods you should utilize when making your personal doily costume.
If you happen to’re on the lookout for different cool issues you may make from classic doilies, listed below are some extra concepts:
Make a stupendous tablerunner out of your classic doilies. Sadie Seasongoods has a tutorial displaying how. The shapes and colours of the doilies are so fairly as a tablerunner! You can also make your tablerunner as massive or small as you want, relying on the variety of doilies you must work with.
Flip them into wall artwork! Mod Podge Rocks exhibits how you’ll be able to create wall artwork with that pairs a classic doily with brilliant colours and patterned paper. It’s a enjoyable mixture of classic and fashionable that might be at dwelling in an eclectic décor.
These doily sachets are a good way to make use of doilies which are broken. The sachets solely use small items of a doily so even these doilies which are too broken for different repurposing initiatives may very well be used to make these sachets. Go to NordicCrafter for the tutorial.
[photo credit: Heather Handmade]