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How to Sew a Nonstretch Waistband

Video Length: 1:11
Produced by: Victoria North

While attending the 2012 American Sewing Expo, Threads caught up with sewing expert and fashion designer Angela Wolf. In this video tutorial, Angela shows you how to add a nonstretch waistband to your favorite pair of jeans. This simple and quick method uses cotton twill tape to prevent your waistband from becoming loose fitting.

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