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I am an awesome:
intermediate sewer
My sewing interests are:
doll making
I sew as a:
I am interested in learning how to:
Figure out how much new elastic to replace old stretched out elastic. I am putting it through a casing around the entire king sheet. I am doing it for my uncles girlfriend. She does not want elastic in the corners only. I wouldn’t like that either. The worn elastic is 118” long. How much would I subtract from the new elastic?
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The brand(s) of my sewing machine(s):
Husqvarna Viking
I am interested in patterns such as:
Commercial patterns i.e.McCalls, Your Own

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Posted on April 5, 2018 at 2:17pm 2 Comments

I am replacing the elastic on 3 king sized fitted sheets for a friend.  What I need to know and cannot find anywhere is how much elastic do I need to thread through the casing?  All of the elastic is worn and stretched out.  I am bleary eyed from searching on google for this information. I need to put this elastic ALL THE WAY AROUND THE SHEETS.  NOT JUST THE CORNERS.  The woman I am doing this for wants the…


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