Thursday, June 28, 2012

How To Make a Sequin Sash Belt

Guest Post by Kristina

 

The best fabrics for this project would be silk, crepe or satin. You'll want to use something that has a bit of structure to it, but not a fabric so bulky that you can't tie it in a bow.

 

My trim was an inch wide, so I cut the fabric strips two inches wide to give me a half-inch seam allowance on each side. The length will vary. You can use a length of cheap ribbon to determine how long you want your sash to be. I wanted enough length to make a pretty bow in the back, so I made it 55 inches long. I also used one strip of press-on interfacing to the inside for extra stability.

I attached the trim about two inches left of center. That way, the ties on the bow in the back would be even.

--Kristina, from the Kristina J. blog

 

 

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