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Teach Yourself to Sew 2: How to Apply Elastic

Video Length: 6:45
Produced by: Victoria North and Judith Neukam

In this excerpt from our beginner sewing video series, Teach Yourself to Sew - Season 2, you will learn how to apply elastic to a variety of fabrics. Threads Senior Technical Editor Judith Neukam demonstrates how to measure elastic to gather your fabric perfectly whether you are using or heavy-duty elastic as a waistband, or attaching clear elastic to form a swimsuit edge. Also, learn how to gather fabric at the bust using multiple strips of elastic instead of requiring a dart. 

Pick up your copy of Teach Yourself to Sew - Season 2 to learn more in Elastics 101 and How to Sew Casements for Elastic & Drawstings. 

You can buy both seasons in our store. This series also makes the perfect gift for any new sewer in your life!