DIY Wedding Leg Garter (Handmade)

A leg garter is a must-have on your wedding day. Wearing and throwing a garter at your own wedding is an honored tradition. You can now buy ready made leg garters in the mall but I prefer it custom-made based on my motif color, royal blue!

This can be done in just an hour!

SUPPLies:
white lace
royal blue ribbon (or any colorย you want)
royal blue thread (should be in the same with your ribbon)
needle
garter
safety pins
scissors
tape measure

 

How to do it:
  1. Determine the length of your lace, ribbon and garter by measuring the length of your leg where you want to wear your garter.
  2. Measure the circumference of your leg, and add 1/2 of that length to the original measurement. For

    example:

    my leg measures 14 inches and I added 7 inches so the length of my lace and ribbon will be 21 inches.
  3. For the garter, cut off 2 1/2 inch from the circumference of your leg. So in my case, it’s 11 1/2 inches.
  4. Start sewing the ribbon on top of your lace. Stitch it as neat as you can showing only a dot portion of the thread on the outside (of the ribbon) so it doesn’t show that much.
  5. Repeat sewing the lower edge of the ribbon on your lace.
  6. Now you are ready to insert the garter! Pin the other end of your garter at the opening of your lace. This will help you not lose the end whileย inserting the garter.
  7. On the other end of your garter, put a safety pin. This will make inserting easier.
  8. Start inserting the safety pin and gather the lace up as you go.
  9. Once you are done, pin the other end just like you did to the other end.
  10. Sew both ends of the lace, making sure the garter stays in place.
  11. Sew the ends together and you’re done!

 

 

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The Never-Ending Card Project (Tutorial)

The never-ending card looks complicated but it’s not! Follow the tutorial below for a four-faced interactive card for a birthday card or school projects like this below!

Supplies Needed:
2 pcs square-sized paper/cardstock
cutter/scissors
glue
photos and stamps for the final design

Step by step:
1. cut the square-sized paper in half to have 4 pcs rectangular paper for the base.

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2. ย fold each of the four paper in half, horizontally.

3. then fold in half, vertically.
4. Fold again to create 8 equal squares.

5. Arrange the paper like this. align two of the papers vertically, and the other two horizontally. glue at the four outermost squares on both pairs. I marked it! ๐Ÿ™‚

6. Take one off from the horizontal pair, flip it and align them on the vertical pair. One at a time, please! So you can adjust it for a perfectly aligned corner ๐Ÿ™‚

7. do the other horizontal piece and wait for the glue to dry. and you’re good to go! ๐Ÿ˜‰

8. Now, you have the base. Turn the card in a counter-clockwise direction to have a vertical opening. You can choose what your first page will be. so feel free to flip your never-ending card base. pages look like this on mine.
MY NEVER-ENDING CARD’S FIRST PAGE.

THE SECOND PAGE.
THE THIRD PAGE.

THE FOURTH PAGE.
9. now, get ready to decorate and let your imagination run wild!
Here’s what I did with mine. A simple drawing for an ‘i-love-you’ card.

or you can do it frame by frame like this:

Or any other style you have in mind.

Check how it looks like on my video here!