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Question
I would like to know how to expand the waist on some jeans. I need more information . where to start? what kind of material? can elastic be used? Are other site, or videos that can help me?I need lots of help. thank you connieRQEKF

Answer
It depends on how much  you need to extend the width and what style you have on the
Pants. If  its not a tightly cut slacks ..you should be able to take the darts and zipper Out....And then put
Elastic inside the waist band.  Stretch fabrics like knits and denims shoud work instead of the plain cotton.

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Donna Webster

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Any questions related to sewing, designing or fabricating window treatments, and residential interior decorating

Experience

I am a certified teacher in Illinois qualified to teach Interior design, Sewing and textiles, nutrition, family living. I have taught high school, adult education classes and college level Interior design classes for students going into the career.

Organizations
American Society for Interior Designers, AWCN America's window covering network. Wcaa. Chamber of commerce locally.

Publications
DWC magazine (drapery window covering) Oct. 1998 page 26 North Shore Magazine, Illinois March 2003 Remarkable women magazine, spring 2006 See my website for more webdecors.net

Education/Credentials
Bachelors of Education and arts from Northern Illinois Unv. in Illinois. with a comprehensive major in Home Economics. Graduate work at National Lewis and Xavier college in the area of education.

Awards and Honors
Chicago Design Team, and Trans Designs div. in Itasca Illinois best designer for 1993 and 1994 DWC magazine

Past/Present Clients
Dimucci builders- model homes 1994-1996 Michelle Amari- South Barrington, 1997- Meryl Rotzien-- 2 homes Hawthorn Woods, 2006-2011 Joan Endorf-- Barrington, Illinios 1997- present jennefer Teetz- Barrington Hills, Illinois 2007 Margaret Lynn --2 homes South Barrington, Illinios 1999-2011 Cissy Balut-- 2 homes North Barrington, Illinois 1997-2010 Nadine Zei- North Barrington, 1998- present Sharon Niemenski- many homes, South Barrington, Illinois 1996-present Jenny Newman- 2 homes Deerfield , Illinois 2002 ot present Donna Fine-a designer Northbrook , Illinos 2007 to present Renai Marin-- a designer Barrington, Illinois 2010 -present Michelle Mirrellees- a designer, Oak Park, Illinios 2008-present

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