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Video: How to Sew Casings for Elastic and Drawstrings

Dec 28, 2011

Judith Neukam and Victoria North

Learn a method for adding elastic or drawstrings to your garments in this excerpt from our beginner sewing video series. Teach Yourself to Sew was created with beginners in mind, but sewers of any level can use these tutorials to brush up on their skills. In this chapter of Teach Yourself to Sew, Season 2, Threads Editor-at-Large Judith Neukam teaches you how to add elastic to waistlines or other parts of a garment. This method also works for drawstrings. You can find more excerpts from this series at TeachYourselftoSew.com, or visit our store to purchase seasons 1 & 2 on sale now. This series would make the perfect gift for any new sewer in your life! Click here to order Teach Yourself to Sew, Season 2 on DVD.

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