Category Archives: Thread

How to Use Elastic Thread

Use elastic thread when sewing with a sewing machine to create a soft gathering look on lightweight fabrics. The method can be used when making bed skirts or adding a ruffled trim to curtains. Elastic thread is also used in … Continue reading

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How to Attach Elastic

Most people attach elastics to fabrics by sewing them into a casing. Elastics come in different widths. Normally, thicker, non-roll elastics are used in waistbands. Thinner ones are found in cuffs and dress backs. Most elastic band packages come with … Continue reading

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