It is very interesting to sew elastics on to your fabric and wardrobe, but you need to consider some skills and knowledge for using it in the most appropriate and right way. The elastics are used in clothes so that they will look elegant on the person who has worn that cloth. It gives a grip and flexibility to your dress, and it controls your waist and helps you to carry your garment.
It is not necessary that you have to use elastics only on garments. You can also apply elastics on bags, jackets, pants, etc. if you want to sew your old lowers and track pants with elastic, then you need some ideas and strategies for applying the elastic so that it will last long for a couple of years.
What are the different kinds of elastic available in the market?
Most of the plastics are made up of plastic and rubber form and consisted of cotton or nylon thread. These elastic gave you support and blended in a decorative stretchable format. You can use the elastics for sewing with either fabric or in casing the sleeve.
There are numerous types of elastics available such as:
- Braided elastic
- Knitted elastic
- Woven elastic
- Clear elastic
- Transparent elastic and so on.
You have to choose the elastic according to the type of your cloth and fabric for example if you choose braided elastic then, you need 1 meter elastiek, and it will give you a narrow fit and the shape and size can be recompiled. Just like this, all the elastic has different properties which are directly related to the stuff which you have chosen.
In the above article, I have mentioned all the basic and essential information regarding sewing elastic. May the above article consider helpful for you.