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How to Create Your Own Eyelet Pattern

Photo: Sloan Howard

Creating your own eyelet pattern may look tricky, but it's easier than you think. Fiber-Etch is a gel that eats away the fabric's fibers and leaves behind a perfectly shaped hole in any design you want. Just heat it with a hair dryer, and you can burn out cotton and silk rayon fabrics in no time. Try it on knits (they won't ravel), or experiment with woven fabrics for a more frayed look.

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This article is from Quick Stuff to Sew, Vol. 2.


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