How to Sew Folding Belt Loops

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.

How to Sew Folding Belt Loops, step 1

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.

How to Sew Folding Belt Loops, step 2

Fold the strip in half as shown and press it.

How to Sew Folding Belt Loops, step 4

Now you need to fold both halves in half to the center line and press with steam iron.

How to Sew Folding Belt Loops, step 6

So you must have all six or five belt loops before you sit down at table with the sewing machine.

How to Sew Folding Belt Loops, step 9

Choose length of the stitch and set the straight type of line.

How to Sew Folding Belt Loops, step 7

Stitch along both folded edges of the loop.

How to Sew Folding Belt Loops, step 8

Expand the loop and stitch along the edge of other end.

How to Sew Folding Belt Loops, step 10

The belt loop is ready and now let's learns how to add it to the skirt or trouser along waistline.

How to Sew Folding Belt Loops, step 11

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.

How to Sew Folding Belt Loops, step 12

Make few small stitches back and forth using reverse lever.

How to Sew Folding Belt Loops, step 13

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.

How to Sew Folding Belt Loops, step 14

Sew along two edges with a seam allowance 1cm, between them will lies a belt loop.

How to Sew Folding Belt Loops, step 16

Now is the time to iron the belt loop.

How to Sew Folding Belt Loops, step 17

The upper curve of belt loops must be located along the top edge of the belt.

How to Sew Folding Belt Loops, step 18

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.

How to Sew Folding Belt Loops, step 19

It's time to make the top stitch using reverse lever of sewing machine.

How to Sew Folding Belt Loops, step 21

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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