How to Make Belt Loops for Trousers

How to Make Belt Loops for Trousers

How to make belt loops for trousers or jeans. Using this sewing technique you can sew loops for skirt waistband also.
Usually for trousers or jeans need to add 5-6 belt loops. I show you how to make one belt loop and two ways to sew them to the waistband a pants.

How to Make Belt Loops for Trousers, step 1

For this tutorial i use the fabric and thread having different color.
Before start to make the belt loops you need measure the wide and long your belt loops with 2 cm allowances on both edges.
With fusible double sided adhesive tape belt loops do will be much easier.

How to Make Belt Loops for Trousers, step 2

I simply serge both edges of a long strip of fabric. If you do not have an overlock you can handle the edges of belt loops with zig-zag stitches.

How to Make Belt Loops for Trousers, step 3

Now you need lay the fusible double sided adhesive tape on the wrong side a belt loop.

How to Make Belt Loops for Trousers, step 4

Cut the fusible strip the same length as the final belt loop and turn on the iron.

How to Make Belt Loops for Trousers, step 5

Now you need fold each side to centerline a belt loop, as shown.

How to Make Belt Loops for Trousers, step 6

Both sides have to be aligned exactly on the edges. If there is a gap between edges then loop will become wider in this place, and vice versa.

How to Make Belt Loops for Trousers, step 7

Start to press it with steam iron.

How to Make Belt Loops for Trousers, step 8

Double-sided adhesive tape will firmly connect the edges of belt loop.

How to Make Belt Loops for Trousers, step 11

In this form, you will be much easier to make the finishing lines.

How to Make Belt Loops for Trousers, step 12

Now I'll show you two ways of how to sew belt loops to waistband your skirt or pants.

At the beginning of the manufacture of the loops you have to cut a long strip which will house 5-6 loops. Before attaching the loops to the waist the strip should be cut on 5 or 6 equal parts.
I can cut this test strip only on 2 parts. Every part I will sew to the waist band using different way.

How to Make Belt Loops for Trousers, step 13

Put the edge of the belt loop at the bottom a waistband and stitch in place.

How to Make Belt Loops for Trousers, step 14

Now you need fold the strip to the up. The folded loop and the top of the waistband should be level.

How to Make Belt Loops for Trousers, step 15

Now start stitching. Be sure your sewing machine can sew this place having a few layers of fabric. It is especially important to consider when you need to attach the belt loops on the jeans waistband.
Note: During stitching the top part a strip can be shifted.

How to Make Belt Loops for Trousers

Look at this photo. Here shows two ways of securing the belt loop to the waistband. On the left is shown a method as described above. To the right is shown another method. Both folded edges are stitched on the face side.

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