Pearly White Bow

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I can almost taste Spring. The weather is getting warmer, and the sun is beginning to linger in the sky a bit longer in the evening allowing us the promise of the new season.  That being said, with Spring on it’s way, I feel it is necessary to do some “Spring cleaning,” so to speak, of my wardrobe.  I took an older shirt of mine from my closet, and ‘cleaned’ it up with some pearl trim purchased from Jo-Ann Fabrics. Below are the supplies I used.
1227SuppliesFirst I lined the edge of the shirt collar with the pearl trim, and held it in place with pins.  Then I went along the edge of the lace with a hot glue gun putting hot glue on the shirt roughly 3 inch strips of hot glue at a time, then pressing the lace on top of the hot glue until it hardened. I repeated that until the entire collar was lined with with the trim.
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1242gluing1243collardoneNext I made a bow with another piece of pearl trim I measured out.  I used a needle and thread to stitch the loops of the bow below the collar onto the shirt.
1253stitchingbowWashing instructions: Wash on a cold gentle cycle with whites, hang to dry.
Fashion tip: When wearing white, its best to wear nude undergarments, not white.
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See ya later Winter!

xo,
Maggie

There are 5 comments for this article
  1. iloveapplepie at 9:19 am

    so profesh! Lookin’ good, Mags 🙂

  2. Jessie at 9:49 am

    Oooo, love this!! What a cute idea. I probably would have paid double for that what I would pay for the plain white shirt… great tip 🙂

  3. Hannah at 3:55 pm

    I love it mags! Classy as always 😉

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