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Sewing a Thread Chain Belt Loop


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Video Duration: 6 minutes 9 seconds

You’ll love this video if:

  • You don’t know how to sew a thread loop
  • You’re looking for a subtle way to hold a belt in place
  • You want to learn a new couture sewing technique

You will Learn:

  • How to apply beeswax to strengthen thread
  • How to properly loop the threads and finish the chain
  • How to secure the thread chain in place on your garment


In this video, Denise Wild will show you how to sew a thread-chain belt loop to a garment. A thread-chain belt loop allows you to control the placement of a belt without the bulk of a traditional carrier, so they’re often used on garments made with a lightweight fabric.

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About the Expert:

Sewing expert, magazine editor, and author Denise Wild is the Founder of LoveSewing and The Sewing Studio and the Content Director of BurdaStyle. Denise started teaching sewing classes in her Toronto apartment in 2004, and those classes evolved into The Sewing Studio New York, now one of North America’s leading sewing schools. Denise is the Editorial Director of BurdaStyle US magazine, and has worked as a magazine editor since 2000 for top national publications including FLARE, House & Home, Faze, and ANOKHI. Denise wrote the popular sewing reference book Mend & Make Fabulous, and has written for numerous publications and networks including Hello!, Elle, HGTV, W Network, Glow, Elevate, Chatelaine, and Slice.