Inserting The Elastic - Part 2

Continue drawing the elastic through the casing, using the safety pin to inch it along. I call the technique "scrunching" - you "scrunch" the fabric along the length of the safety pin, while you're holding the back end of the safety pin, then use your other hand to grasp the front end of the safety pin through the casing, and ease the "scrunched" fabric off the back end of the pin and on to the elastic.

BE SURE TO SLOW DOWN WHILE THERE IS STILL 1" (24 mm) OF ELASTIC STILL OUT OF THE CASING!

Working carefully and slowly, draw the elastic into the casing JUST until the trailing edge is even with the edge of the casing. Pin the elastic to the casing so it will not be pulled all the way in!

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