I am just making sure that you can
It is not easy writing a tutorial!
fabric (for lining)
You can buy this lace at your fabric
That's where this lace comes from.
And this is a lot of lace for $2.00 as well
as the lovely white cotton!!!
bottom half of my skirt with.
Notice that by my thumb the cheesecloth is doubled.
Or use a piece of fabric for lining.
One piece is used for the skirt -
(now is the time that
width if the doll is fat).
the cheesecloth or lining does not hang
past the lace.
gently and stitch through all the layers
by hand or machine.
For display - stitch thru all 4 layers at the top
or the fabric lining.
tightly, knot it and cut off the thread.
will be hidden by the ribbon.
cut it off. Cheesecloth stretches.
If you have fabric, then lightly put on some
'Fray Check' or narrowly hem it.
Make sure the bottom edge is even.
and cut off the thread.
Stitching this way gives it strength.
and put it under the top as I show here.
of the lace ruffle hits
of the top and the skirt from the front to
the back - as shown in the picture.
I am not worried about it because it
Wrap it around
Make sure you hide the knot.
Tie the ribbon in a knot or a bow.
Cut off excess ribbon.
each of them about 2 inches long.
Glue or hand-stitch to the back one strap
at a time.
the way you want it to.
Adjust gathers if needed.
stuffed it inside the top to
give the illusion of it being lined.
Display dress is finished - Hang on a hanger!