YYCRAFT Braided Rubber 5/8-Inch Fold-Over Elastic, 20-Yards
Last updated: July 1, 2022
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At a 5/8-inch width, this stretchy fold-over elastic measures 20 yards per piece and is offered in a wide array of colors and cool patterns, perfect for crafts and accessories.
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From The Manufacturer
Size:5/8″. Package included: 20Yard. Provides a decorative and functional finish to many types of apparel/ craft projects,tested and proven to be safe for baby.Machine Washable and Dryable. Ideal to design with craft flower,Hair Bow,Hair flower,Headbands and enable you to cut to get the demanding length, beautiful hair ties for newborns, toddlers, baby girls.
Fold over elastic, also known as FOE, is lightweight elastic that is creased down the middle so you can fold it in half. It usually has a matte side and a shiny side, and it comes in different colors and patterns. Some have more stretch, and others are thicker. FOE comes in long pieces and you can cut it as desired.
The most common size for fold over elastic is 5/8 inch, but you can find others ranging from 3/8 inch to 1 inch. These numbers refer to the elastic’s full width, and when you sew it onto fabric, you can leave the edge out.
FOE is commonly used to edge shirts, as spaghetti straps and for headbands. This product is especially popular for making baby and toddler headbands, which can then be decorated however you like.
To sew FOE onto clothing, position the elastic so its center is aligned with the fabric’s raw edge. One side should be below the fabric, and the other will be folded over the top. This can then be secured with a zigzag stitch.
To make a headband, cut the fold over elastic to the desired length, seal the ends with a few stitches and attach with fabric glue. You can decorate it by attaching more of the FOE or other embellishments (like flowers or ribbons) with more of the glue or by stitching them on.