I cut the elastic to be 1 less than my waist


I cut the elastic to be 1 less than my waist

March 2017

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The interestingpart of this project was trying a different technique for the elastic waistband. Normally, I either fold Canada Goose Outlet over the top of a Canada Goose Coats On Sale garment to make a casing, or I attach a separate waistband. However while trolling PInterest, I came across a link to a skirt Well, I knew that was an understatement of effort but I was curious enough to go look. The real time saver is the waist treatment.

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Step 3: Theskirt edge and the elastic were quartered and pinned, and I canada goose uk outlet serged theedges together,stretching the elastic canada goose as I sewed.

Last step: I folded the elastic one time to the inside and stitched it in place, sewing down the middle of the serger stitches.

cheap Canada Goose I bet lots of you attach elastic this way already, particularly on PJs and children things. It really did make a very comfortable waist and was fast from start to finish. Yes, old dog, new trick cheap Canada Goose.


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