So far this half term has been pretty lame , mostly i have been sitting in my bedroom watching back to back episodes of My so called life .But at least i had some spare time to make these cute little DIY lace trim socks .
It has really infuriated me , for some time now , how people are willing to pay a ridiculous £3.50 for a pair of socks similar to these at topshop . where as you can pick up a multi pack of socks from primark or tescos for the same price and even less , then just sew on some lace ! BTW lace and ribbon only cost around 30-60 pence per meter! .
Plus you do not have to be a sewing goddess to make these socks just a few simple steps...
You will need
- needle and thread
- ribbon or lace
- a (new pair )of socks
- a jar or something to stretch the sock over *
- measure out how much ribbon/ lace you will need . Just check the measurement around your own foot , the first time i cut the ribbon it was to small . If you wish to have a very neat gather make it only just the same as your foot , and if you would like it to look less even use more than you need .
- stitch together the ends of the ribbon , to look like the photo below . OR if using lace skip this step and line up one end of the lace to the back edge of the sock and make a stitch to place it .