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How to Sew Casings for Elastic and Drawstrings

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 and 2 on sale now. This series would make the perfect gift for any new sewer.

You can order Teach Yourself to Sew, Season 2 on DVD now.

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Learn even more must-know techniques in the second installment of our Teach Yourself to Sew video series. Follow along as former Threads Senior Technical Editor Judith Neukam walks you lessons on inserting invisible zippers, creating perfectly finished seams, and building your own custom dress form.

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