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New this week at BurdaStyle Videos: Sewing a Thread-Chain Belt Loop.

Check out this video tutorial to learn how to sew a handy thread-chain belt loop for when you don’t want to add the bulk and visibility of a belt loop.

Sewing a thread-chain belt loop is a couture technique that is useful for dressy garments, when you don’t want see a bulky belt loop on the silhouette. It would be perfect on the Belted Dress:

BurdaStyle Belted Dress Pattern

Or even for a belted top, like the Desira top:

BurdaStyle Desira Top Pattern

You can also use them inside your garment. For instance, you can sew one on to the inside shoulder seam of a wide-neck top in order to hold your bra straps in place. Click here to get the video. It’s a fantastic technique to add to your sewing repertoire!

What You’ll Learn in This Video Tutorial:

  • How to start a thread-chain belt loop
  • How to strengthen thread using beeswax
  • How to sew a thread-chain belt loop
  • How to properly finish a thread-chain belt loop

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