Tutorial: Inserting Waist Piece In Sanamu Dress

tutorial_how to insert waist piece

Today we will be talking about how to insert those waist pieces in our newest design, Sanamu Dress & Jumpsuit.

During testing it was a bit difficult to follow the elasticised waist piece illustrations. So today we decided to explain this step using real photos.

Note: You will need your copy of Sanamu pattern (English version , Dutch version or French version ) to do this. And If you buy more than one pattern we have a save 20% rule in the cart. No code needed.

Shall we begin?

Tutorial: Inserting Waist Piece In Sanamu Dress


Step 1: Press the short sides of the waist piece  in 1/4” (0.5 cm) to hide the raw edges.

waist piece tutorial

Step 2: Then fold in half so the short sides are touching. 

waist piece tutorial

Step 3: Create a casing: Take your folded piece still WS together and sew a line 3/8” (1 cm) from the raw edges.

waist piece tutorial

Step 4: Take your elastic (see page 10 of the pattern tutorial) and insert it into the tube you just created and baste it in place, leave approximately 1/4” (0.5 cm) of  elastic hanging on each side.

waist piece tutorial

waist piece tutorial

Step 5:  Insert the piece between the sides (from the notch down the bodice bottom) where you left the opening previously; approximately 1/4” (0.5 cm) in.  Secure the piece in place by following the stitching line you created in Step 3 of the pattern tutorial.

waist piece tutorial

waist piece tutorial

You did it!!!!

Gorgeous summer dress

Stand back & enjoy your amazing work!

 

Happy sewing xxx


Please be sure to share your creations on IG @sansahash or in our Facebook group.  Use #sansashash #sansahashsanamu

Share:

More Posts

Sew Shorts with Lya Pattern

Have you seen our newest summer addition? Meet Lya! Gorgeous summery sleeveless jumpsuit/romper with a round low neckline, open back, elastic waist and cut on

Adding Ruffle Legs To Any Shorts

Totally summer worthy, LILI  dress and jumpsuit makes the perfect summer staple. The knit sleeveless bodice and short-version jumpsuit begs for beachwear or sunbathing. I

high low Lilah

High Low Lilah Tutorial

I fall in love with the high-low Lilah dress the first time I saw it here. And I remember telling myself I need to make

Send Us A Message

Free Puchi will be automatically added in your cart on orders over €5!

Sansahash_Puchi_Dress_skirt_pdf_sewing_pattern_size_6m_12y-3