Uncover sew a spa wrap or seashore cover-up with this easy stitching lesson.
Spa wraps are nice present concepts or bazaar objects, too.
Sew spa wraps for all the lads, ladies and kids in your loved ones. Everybody wants one. Use for after the shower, bath, or whenever you do your hair or on the spa or pool or the seashore.
Spa wraps have elasticized tops that may be worn above the bust or on the waist.
Stitching a spa wrap is a fast and simple stitching challenge. All you want is a seashore towel, roughly 1-1/four yards of 1 inch to 1-1/four inch huge sport sew by way of elastic and about 6 inches of hook and loop tape or massive snaps.
Right here is the sew directions.
To begin with, decide about what you wish to use to stitch the spa wrap. Colourful seashore towels are nice to make use of in addition to material. Your selection could also be primarily based on what dimension you want the spa wrap to be.
Smaller towels work effectively for babies.
Lighter weight towels work higher than heavier ones. They don't seem to be as cumbersome to stitch or put on and likewise dry sooner.
Stitching Tip: At all times preshrink all materials together with towels earlier than you sew.
The common seashore towel is about 62 inches lengthy x 34 inches huge. Discover some good bargains at your native flea market.
The size of the seashore towel will usually go round most our bodies with some over lap. When you want extra, sew 2 towels collectively or add half a towel.
Reduce a bit of 1 inch to 1-1/four inch huge sturdy sport sew by way of elastic to be about 2/three of the size of the towel or material that you're utilizing. This is dependent upon the stretch of the elastic.
Instance: For a 62 inch lengthy towel, lower the elastic about42 inches lengthy.
Divide the towel and the elastic into eighths. First fold in half, then once more in fourths, then once more in eighths. These smaller sections are simpler to deal with on the stitching machine.
Pin the elastic on the eighth marks to at least one lengthy edge on the mistaken aspect of the towel.
Set your stitching machine to your largest and longest zigzag sew.
As you sew, stretch the elastic to suit every pinned part of the towel.
First sew alongside the outer fringe of the elastic after which return and sew alongside the internal fringe of the elastic additionally stretching as you sew.
When you choose, you'll be able to sew a light-weight material casing to the mistaken aspect of the towel and insert the elastic drawing it as much as match the scale you need.
Reduce two strips of hook and loop tape about three" lengthy.
Pin the tough (hook) aspect of 1 strip to the within fringe of the overlap on high of the elastic.
Sew across the hook tape to carry securely.
Pin the delicate (loop) aspect of 1 strip to the skin edge on the proper aspect of the underlap.
Sew round that tape.
Now place the corresponding items of hook and loop tape up towards the stitched in place items of tape.
Put the wrap in your physique to assist decide the place to stitch the corresponding items of tape.
Pin these items the place they need to go and unhook them from the stitched tapes. Take away the wrap.
Sew round these tapes the place you may have them pinned.
WOW! You simply made a spa wrap!
Now, for some designer touches, attempt these concepts:
Add a big pocket lower from contrasting or matching material and even mesh material on the entrance.
Monogram or use one in all your embroidery designs on the pocket earlier than making use of it to the wrap.
You could possibly bind the outer edges of towel with material to match the pocket.
When you determine to bind the outer edges of the towel, around the sq. corners first. It seems to be higher and is simpler to bind. See the next stitching tip to make a pleasant curve.
Stitching Tip: Lay a dinner plate down on the corners of the towel lining up the sides of the plate with the sides of the towel. Draw the outer curve of the plate to get a really good even curve.
In case you are utilizing a plain towel, add a enjoyable embroidery design utilizing directions to embroider on terry fabric to brighten your wrap.
Applique a singular design on the spa wrap.
When you choose to not use hook and loop tape, use very massive snaps or heavy responsibility gripper snaps to carry the wrap closed.
You're the designer! Have enjoyable with it!
It simply is smart!