How to sew elastic together | Easy Peasy Creative Ideas
Learn how to sew elastic together with this simple and easy trick! No bulk elastic join is now a dream come true in just a few quick steps!
Types of Elastic + How to Sew with Elastic
Learn about the different types of elastic available as well as how to sew with elastic with our video and written tutorials plus expert tool tips.
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Another pinner says: I think one of the most asked questions is how I gather with clear elastic. It has changed the way I sew. NEVER ever ever use basting threads again. Nope clear elastic is the only way to go. You'll never have to mess with pulling threads or scratching your head about ruffle ratios to make gathers. You'll get PERFECT gathers that are exactly the right length ... EVERY time !!!
How to Sew Elastic to a Swimsuit - Sewing Swimsuit Elastic
For most swimsuits, ready-to-wear or handmade, the edges of the swimsuit are stabilized and finished with elastic. The elastic is sewn to the inside of the suit and then folded over and topstitched. It’s really quite simple to do and with a few extra tips and tricks, you can have a perfectly awesome elastic insertion on your own swimsuit! Stitches: When you sew the elastic to the inside of your swimsuit, you should use a wide zig-zag. If you have a stretch zig-zag stitch on your machine…
Don’t Stretch the Elastic – Decorative Elastic Waistbands!
Decorative Elastic is such a pretty way to finish the waist of a garment! The quality is easy to see when it's used as the waistband of your pants, shorts or skirts! At Farmhouse Fabrics, we use it frequently - and it is such an easy finish! There are a couple of "tricks" to apply it…
How to sew elastic onto a swimsuit edge.
Here is a how to video on finishing the edges of any swimsuit. Here I am finishing around the leg openings of an adult swimsuit. Check out the full blog post...