DIY shoe making is the rage right now and DIY Lace Espadrilles fit within that trend beautifully. Dritz® espadrilles can make that happen with a complete range of products from the soles to the pins and needles. Creating your very own espadrilles covered from tip to toe in Decorative Trimmings elegant lace trim takes it to the next level.
DIY Lace Espadrilles Supplies:
2 yards appx Venice Lace – Gothic Rose Venice Lace
1/4 yard each of woven medium weight fabric & lining of your choice
Basic sewing, pressing, measuring and cutting supplies
DIY Lace Espadrilles How To:
Following the manufacturer’s directions included in the packaging, cut out two front and two back pieces from the fabric and lining of your choice.
1. Lay lace across the right side of the front fabric, following the gentle curve of the pattern piece. Pin in place. Note: the first piece of lace should be set 1/4 inch below the top edge.
2.Continue adding rows of lace, tucking in each of the rows under the first.
3.Adjust the placement of the rows of lace so that the last row ends with the bottom edge.
4.Repeat adding lace to the right sides of the back fabric.
Cover the lace covered pieces with linings and pin together. Continue following the manufacturer’s instructions to complete the espadrilles.
Note: Espadrilles will stay cleaner longer if you spray the surface with a protection spray such as ScotchGuard®.
DIY Lace Espadrille Step Outs