When sewing, we always try to find a better way of doing things, specially those that are time consuming like returning a strap that has been sewn right sides together and which width doesn’t allow to return right sides out so easily.
Who hasn’t spent long times trying to sew a strap right sides facing and then when returning it you think it is a nightmare?
So here I am going to explain you this nice sewing tip that I have tried lately to help you turn those straps much more easily. Here we go!
When sewing your strap right sides together I suggest you add a fine rope to the top side edge, in between the 2 fabric layers. The longest side of your rope should be facing down.
Sew the fabric and rope within on your seam allowance, leaving a gap at the bottom.
Then, return your bottom edge fabric a little bit and start pulling out the rope from it (make sure the rope is tightly sewn) and keep on turning up (right side out) your fabric while you keep in pulling the rope.
Do this till you have completely turned your strap right sides out.
Then, you can cut your rope right at the seam (the little piece inside can also be taken out by slowly pulling it).
And Ta-Dah! Your strap is perfectly returned the right way without taking you all those long, sometimes hours to do it!
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