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Costume Belts

Seven Dwarfs Costumes – Part One. Super easy costume belts! Here was my rough design: Materials Needed: Fabric in 2 colors Batting (or another layer of thicker fabric) Thread Small craft knife or scissors Velcro Fray Check Iron Sewing machine STEP 1: CUT YOUR FABRIC. The strip needs to be cut about 2-3x the width that you want the belt. The length is the waist circumference plus a few inches (just to give room for the velcro strip). STEP 2: FOLD AND IRON. Fold over about 1/4-1/2″ along each long edge and iron, then fold in half and iron flat.    STEP 3: SEW. Fold in each short end about 1/4-1/2″ and sew closed. Then sew along the long open edge, as close to the edge as you can get. STEP 4: ADD VELCRO. Attach a 4-5″ piece of velcro to opposite ends and sides of the belt (as shown in the design above). STEP 5: MAKE BUCKLE. Figure out what size you want the buckle. Cut out two pieces of colored fabric and one of batting. Sandwich the batting, sew …