196. Sewing Lace



When sewing two raw edges of fine lace together, like
the tiny lace ruffles on lingerie blouses or dresses, do not fell it in

the old-fashioned way, but place the two right sides together and bind the

edge with the finest thread, making a buttonhole stitch along the edges.

Put a stitch in each mesh, and you will have a neat lace seam which, when

pressed, can scarcely be observed, and it will not fray.





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