Adjustable Waistband Sewing Tutorial
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Sew pants/shorts or skirt to waistband part of directions. Gather buttons and button elastic
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Measure waistband length
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Press over 1/4” seam allowance on one long side of the waistband
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Fold the shirt ends of the band right sides together and sew this end
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Turn right side out
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Pin/clip the raw waistband edge to the pants/shorts/skirt edge
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Press the seam allowance up towards the waistband
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Add button holes 1” to the front of the side seams
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Open button holes
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Sew buttons to the front of the holes
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Fold over and pin the waistband presses edge to cover the seam allowance
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Sew along edge of waistband to secure
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Thread button elastic through one button hole and out the other
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Button to tighten or loosen waistband and enjoy!!
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