Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Belt Loop Tutorial

One of my favorite things to wear is a skirt. It can be dress down casual or off to a dinner date with a quick change of accessories. One of the quickest ways to make your look more dressy is to tuck in your shirt and wear a belt. That is why I have created this little tutorial on how to make your own belt loops.
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Sometimes you create a pair of pants, shorts or skirt, and it does not come with belt loops. Here is how you can create your own.
1.) Cut five pieces of fabric measuring 3" X 2".
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2.) Fold and press each piece wrong sides together 1/4" along the short edge side. Then press and fold each piece in half, wrong sides together, long ways. Finally fold and press each long raw edge toward the center crease.
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3.) Sew the loop tab 1/8" around the edges.
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4.) Place the first loop at the back center seam. Measure around the waist line and evenly pin the other loops in place.
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5.) Sew the belt loops at the top and bottom to secure them to the garment. Now you can wear your garment with a belt!

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