Tip & How-To about Miscellaneous
Stretched elastic ribbing is expensive to replace, often more than the jacket cost new.
To restore stretch back into ribbing simply :
1) Cut a small hole either end of the ribbing
2) Thread a length of 5.0 mm elastic chord of the correct color and length. Length should be enough to provide a comfortable amount of elasticity.
3) Sew or secure either end of the elastic chord to the main body of the jacket.
4) Sew several small hem loops to secure the elastic chord to the downward internal edge of the elastic ribbing.
5) Try on jacket and adjust if required.
This won't replace the elastic ribbing appearance, but looks as close as you can get at the right price.
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