How to Sew Folding Belt Loops
There are a few ways of making the belt loops. The folded belt loops technique is one of them. Such loops easy to sew and they are suitable for any women's clothing.
Tutorial how to sew folded belt loops for women's garment. Here is easy way of making the belt loops on waistband for your skirt.
In this tutorial I will show you how to sew one test belt loop. On the waistline of the skirt or trousers need place five or six loops.
Try first doing one. To do 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 edges of strip in half to the center line and press them with steam iron.
Before you sit down at table with the sewing machine you must make all six or five belt loops.
Now you need choose length of the stitch and set the straight type stitch.
At this step you need make first stitch, close to the edge a loop.
Now expand the belt loop and start to sew along another edge.
On this stage the belt loop is ready and now let's learns how to add it to the waistline of skirt or trousers.
Align the edge of the belt loop to top edge a skirt. Mark the seam allowance line and add down from this line yet 0.8 - 1 cm.
At this point you need to do a few stitches on a sewing machine.
Don't forget make a few small stitches back and forth using reverse lever.
One belt loop is attached to waistline a skirt. Now you need to attach the waistband. See how to do it in this tutorial or here: How to make waistband with buttonhole.
Sew along two edges of fabrics (waistline a skirt and waistband) with a seam allowance 1cm, between them are laid the belt loops.
Now is the time to iron the belt loops, as shown.
The upper end of folded belt loop must be located exactly along the top edge of the waistband.
Before fasten the top edge of belt loops you need to do a long stitch line along the lower edge of a waistband, as shown. Do it need close to the bottom edge a belt or into the seam.
It's time to make the top stitch. If you don't can use reverse stitches of sewing machine (too thick area) you can turn direction of sewing. It must be done several times and ends of threads must be tied.
At last step you need cut the unnecessary inner pieces of belt loops leaving 1 cm.
I hope using this tutorial you are made the folded belt loops for women's garment easily and correctly.
English isn't my first language, so please excuse any mistakes and help correct them.
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