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hammerandtongs
« on: July 23, 2012 08:43:34 PM »

I'm about to embark on making some long pants as I've put on just a little weight and all the pants I've got are now too tight when I have my time of the month bloating.  I'd really like some well fitted pants with a waistband and zipper (so they look fairly formal) that could expand to fit me better when I'm bloated.  I'm wondering about making a stretchy waist band somehow.  Has anyone done this or got some ideas?
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Alexus1325
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2012 02:18:27 PM »

The easiest thing to do is insert an adjustable button elastic in the waistband. It's most commonly in children's clothes, but I did see a tutorial somewhere for a woman who was tired of plumber butt... AHA! Here it is Cheesy There's also this and this, just to make sure you can clearly see what's going on here.
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hammerandtongs
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2012 04:33:34 PM »

Thanks Alexus that's perfect!  Grin
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