When the design has finished,
cut out the shape.
I left the stabilizer on the
backside of the embroidery to give
the fabric more support.
Next, to prepare the lace and
velvet ribbon frame, lay the
embroidered center piece flat with
the right side facing up.
Place the lace trim along the
outer edge of the fabric with the
inner edge of the trim extending
about 1/2" onto the fabric.
Start at the center
of the bottom edge of the fabric,
pinch and fold the trim at each
corner, and pin in place.
Trim the lace with about 1/2"
of overlap at the bottom edge.
Sew the trim in place by
sewing a seam along the entire inner