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front on elastic waist pants (Tip/Technique)
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Posted on: 9/24/05 5:41 AM
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I just read the tip of RobinH on sewing in labels in the back of pants so the kids and DH can see wich side is the back/front.
So, this is how I do it, because we do have the same 'problem' here.
I just sew a button at the CF, keeps the elastic from turning and if neccessary, you can distribute the fabric a bit, so there is more at the back and the front is more flat. I stich in the ditch at the side seams and Cfseam as well.
I have so many single, plain or unused buttons from 2 generations back, and the button is allways the front on any pant.
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Nana said...
great idea ! tyhanks
9/24/05 10:03 PM
Learn To Sew said...
Good idea. I'll try it.
9/28/05 2:10 PM
Debbie Lancaster said...
Oooh, a belly button! I do this too on casual pull-on pants.
10/1/05 3:02 PM

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