Added Sep 21, 2010
Pin ends of waistband right sides together. Stitch seam on outer half of waistband, leaving inside half open to insert elastic. Press seam allowances open. Stitch outer half of waistband to upper edge of skirt. Press seam allowances onto waistband. Fold waistband half to inside, turn in, and baste to joining ¬seam. Work from right side of garment to topstitch close to joining ¬seam, catching inside edge. Insert elastic and sew ends together for a circumference of 66 – 70 – 74 – 78 – 82 cm (26 – 273/4 – 291/4 – 303/4 – 321/2 ins).
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