How to Sew Folding Belt Loops
There are a few ways of making the belt loops. The folded belt loops are one of them. These loops easy to sew and they are suitable for any women's clothing.
How to sew folded belt loops for women's garment. Here is easy way making the belt loops on waistband a skirt.
We will sew one test belt loop. On the waistline of skirt or trousers need place five or six loops.
Try first doing one. For it you need to cut a piece of fabric having approximately these dimensions.
Fold the strip in half as shown and press it.
Now you need to fold both halves in half to the center line and press with steam iron.
So you must have all six or five belt loops before you sit down at table with the sewing machine.
Choose length of the stitch and set the straight type of line.
Stitch along both folded edges of the loop.
Expand the loop and stitch along the edge of other end.
The belt loop is ready and now let's learns how to add it to the skirt or trouser along waistline.
Align the edge of the belt loops and edge of waist line skirt. Mark the seam allowance line and add 0.8 - 1 cm. At this point you need to do a few stitches on a sewing machine.
Make few small stitches back and forth using reverse lever.
One belt loop was attached to waistline a skirt. Now you need to attach the belt. See how to do it in this tutorial or here: How to make waistband with buttonhole.
Sew along two edges with a seam allowance 1cm, between them will lies a belt loop.
Now is the time to iron the belt loop.
The upper curve of belt loops must be located along the top edge of the belt.
Before you fasten the top edge of belt loops you need to do a long stitch line along the belt close to the bottom edge a belt, as shown.
It's time to make the top stitch using reverse lever of sewing machine.
Cutting unnecessary inner portion of belt loops is the last step in this tutorial how to make folded belt loops for women's garment.
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