Added May 26, 2010
Turn allowance on upper edge of trousers to inside on fold line, turn in to 4.2 cm (a good 15/8 ins) wide, and press. Top-stitch 4 cm (15/8 ins) from upper edge of trousers, from marked ends of elastic, to form casing. Do not yet topstitch in front between markings. Stitch tie bands to ends of elastic and pull into casing. Stitch ends of elastic in place, as marked for a finished length of 57 – 61 – 65 – 69 – 73 cm (221/2 – 24 – 253/4 – 271/4 – 383/4 ins). Run tie bands out through eyelets. Slip cord stoppers over ends of tie bands. Knot ends of tie bands. Top-stitch 4 cm (1 5/8 ins) from upper edge of trousers, between ends of casing.
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