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Video: 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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Comments (6)

charisbathel charisbathel writes: It was beautiful. I am definitely going to try this.
Posted: 3:42 am on January 28th

EvamarieGomez EvamarieGomez writes: My apologies. The typo has been fixed.

Evamarie Gomez
Web Producer
Posted: 9:54 pm on June 25th

SherryLee4 SherryLee4 writes: I also, believe she is saying twill tape. Nice tip!
Posted: 5:04 pm on June 25th

whoneedlesthis whoneedlesthis writes: Great tip, now I know how to fix a pair of stretch twill jeans that keep falling down, despite my best efforts re: adding elastic!
Although, I think we should point out to the producers that t
the product Angela uses is 'twill tape', not 'tulle tape'!
Posted: 4:56 pm on June 25th

user-941841 user-941841 writes: I believe Angela said "twill tape," sometimes known as stay tape.
Posted: 4:55 pm on June 25th

Sandy Sandy writes: I am not familiar with the product "cotton tulle tape" Angela Wolf refers to in her video about non stretch waistbands. Is it known by other names?
Posted: 4:34 pm on June 25th

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