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Tips & Techniques > Taming a wrap skirt - Really!

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Posted on: 12/8/04 10:24 PM
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Sew a 1/2" button on the inside of the underneath layer - near the edge just at or above kneelevel (this works for me).
Sew another 1/2" button at the same level to the side seam allowance. With the skirt inside out, lay it flat so that both buttons are showing. Cut a piece of buttonhole elastic long enough to button on both buttons and still lie flat without stretching. I love the ease of wrap skirts and this trick helps to keep them manageable without taking away from the wearing ease

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mainejewel said... (4/28/08 9:50 AM) Reply
I can use this idea on my wrap pants as well..sometimes too much leg,lol
Stitchology said... (12/10/04 2:57 AM) Reply
Genius!
edube said... (12/9/04 5:18 PM) Reply
I love my wrap skirts but every time I wear them, one hand is committed to holding them closed! This sounds like a great idea.
meli88a said... (12/9/04 3:14 PM) Reply
oh, this is such a good idea! "taming" - LOL!
Annette H said... (12/9/04 5:45 AM) Reply
Good idea!
Annette H said... (12/9/04 5:45 AM) Reply
God idea!
 
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