Headcoverings
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I don't see a thing in the world wrong with yours or ggreg's suggestions. I would encourage the OP to do this if she (or he) can...it would be easy enough to learn, but if the OP doesn't own a sewing machine, that's another whole story (though you could get a really cheap one that can basically do a hem) and perhaps build a little cottage industry.

My other suggestion is one that I have done personally, and that is, to go to your local fabric shop, pick out some different styles and colors of lace off the bolt. Then tell one of the sales associates what you would like to do (provide mantillas for your church) and see if any of the employees there might be interested in picking up the job--she (or he) could probably whip you out a couple dozen in no time flat and the charge would still be less than buying one ready-made piece retail. You might also be able to work out a division of labor, for example, you're willing to take the fabric home and cut the pieces accordingly, then the seamstress just needs to do the finishing part.
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Headcoverings - by aDREfromMI - 08-19-2011, 02:40 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-19-2011, 02:46 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Gakmo - 08-19-2011, 02:52 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by aDREfromMI - 08-19-2011, 02:54 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Revixit - 08-19-2011, 07:08 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Someone1776 - 08-19-2011, 07:17 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Gakmo - 08-19-2011, 07:20 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Gert - 08-19-2011, 08:27 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by MaterLaeta - 08-19-2011, 11:27 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by jovan66102 - 08-20-2011, 02:13 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by ggreg - 08-20-2011, 02:33 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by Spooky - 08-20-2011, 02:47 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by aDREfromMI - 08-20-2011, 12:39 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-20-2011, 12:42 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by DesperatelySeeking - 08-20-2011, 04:08 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by miss_fluffy - 08-20-2011, 04:45 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by JayneK - 08-20-2011, 05:50 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Historian - 08-20-2011, 10:38 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by SavedByGrace - 08-20-2011, 10:48 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by GraceSeeker - 08-21-2011, 08:25 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by Josué - 08-21-2011, 10:39 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by ggreg - 08-21-2011, 03:36 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-21-2011, 05:49 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by m.PR - 08-21-2011, 06:50 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Gakmo - 08-21-2011, 07:20 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by JacafamalaRedux - 08-21-2011, 07:27 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by JacafamalaRedux - 08-22-2011, 09:57 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by DesperatelySeeking - 08-22-2011, 08:45 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Revixit - 08-22-2011, 09:14 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by DesperatelySeeking - 08-22-2011, 09:19 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-22-2011, 10:03 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by ggreg - 08-23-2011, 01:16 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by dymphna17 - 08-23-2011, 02:16 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by ggreg - 08-23-2011, 02:58 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by JacafamalaRedux - 08-23-2011, 06:35 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-23-2011, 03:17 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Revixit - 08-23-2011, 04:05 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Revixit - 08-23-2011, 04:11 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by ggreg - 08-23-2011, 04:24 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-23-2011, 05:45 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by JacafamalaRedux - 08-23-2011, 07:59 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Revixit - 08-23-2011, 10:26 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Revixit - 08-23-2011, 10:36 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by aby - 08-23-2011, 11:24 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-23-2011, 11:28 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by aby - 08-23-2011, 11:48 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Revixit - 08-24-2011, 07:25 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by Iolanthe - 08-24-2011, 08:06 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by ggreg - 08-24-2011, 08:38 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by Revixit - 08-24-2011, 09:48 AM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-24-2011, 02:51 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Iolanthe - 08-24-2011, 03:10 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-24-2011, 03:15 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Iolanthe - 08-24-2011, 03:29 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by trident59 - 08-24-2011, 04:41 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by Mithrandylan - 08-24-2011, 05:48 PM
Re: Headcoverings - by newyorkcatholic - 08-24-2011, 09:39 PM



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