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Step 4: Turning the valve in side out

Turn the fabric valve in side out and push the plastic valve in it, correctly under the hem.
This will be a tricky job, but if you don't do this neatly, it will look lumpy on the outside


Step 5: Pinning & stitching the valve

Picture of pinning & stitching the valve
Hold the plastic valve in place by sticking pins in the inner hem and stitch it

Step 6: The cloth

Now take a kerchief, tea-towel or vintage cloth and cut it in half so you get 2 triangular pieces. For a peddoekie use one piece, if you like the valve of the same material use the other half!

Step 7: Attaching the valve to the cloth

Attach the fabric valve to the long side of the cloth with pins against the wrong side of the fabric. Stitch over the present seam of the valve

Step 10: Almost ready

Picture of almost ready
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Fold the hem with the trim to the right side and finish it of by stitching; the unfinished hem of the valve will disappear under the trim or lace.
Easy way: use bias tape, pin it and stith it around the hem!
Ready!
 
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kofykat2 years ago
I've seen some of these before. they look rather frumpy, but your's looks quite cute. Love the colour combo.
Pepavana (author)  kofykat2 years ago
That is the fun part, to combine the way you like it!