Couture Techniques for a Better Fitting Waistband
Another clever feature for a waistband is a pair of hanging loops. They distribute the garment's weight on a hanger from four points.
Sew two tubes from lining fabric, cut on the straight grain. Press flat. Each should be about 3⁄8-inch wide and 8 inches long when finished. Place the ends of each loop perpendicular to the waistline, about 3-inches to either side of the side seams. Stitch in place by hand or machine. Install hanging loops before finishing the waistband, so their ends are concealed.
|Install hanging loops before finishing a garment's waistband.|