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Posted on: 5/10/10 4:35 PM
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To reinforce the point at the end of a fabric belt, add a collar stay from a man's shirt to the tip, enclosing it in the belt as you mitre the fabric. This is especially helpful for a contoured belt made of interfaced fabric where the stiff belt interfacing (the kind that comes on a roll) doesn't work.

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quathy said... (5/12/10 1:35 PM) Reply
Thanks for the tip (sorry for the pun)!! Belts are on my to-do list this summer, and this will come in handy!
ryansmumAria said... (5/12/10 2:42 AM) Reply
ooooh, i like this thanks
SandiMacD said... (5/11/10 8:03 AM) Reply
I don't make or wear belts anymore but this sounds like a great tip.
Charrlie said... (5/11/10 0:28 AM) Reply
Thanks for the great tip, I will have to try it.
 
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