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How to Sew a Belt

Directions on how to sew a belt, a quick and easy sewing project.
Measure your waist and add 4 inches. This will be the length of your fabric. Cut length of fabric and 3 1/2 inches wide.

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With your strip of fabric, fold right sides together and stitch along top and along side leaving one end open.

belt right sides together

Turn right sides out and iron flat. Tuck the open end inward and sew closed. Tuck 1-2 inches in through your belt ring (see picture below).  Sew end.

belt to sew

You can also use 2 circle or D rings as pictured below but add 10 inches to waist length measurement.

belt with rings

Tie Belt

2 circle or D rings
Measure your waist and add 10 inches. This will be the length of the belt. Starting at the skinny end of the tie, measure the length determined. Cut to the correct length. Sew cut edges together. Slide the same end in the 2 rings, fold over and sew in place. Easy as a tie, I mean pie!

sew a tie belt from an old tie

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