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Durban Sewalong : D-ring / O-ring Belt

D Ring Belt

This is it! We’re on the very last construction step of the Durban jumpsuit! Well, If you went with a tie belt or belt-less option, you are already done. But we have one more option for you – a D-ring or O-ring belt! Either ring option can be used here. And we’re going to walk you through how to sew this belt option, as well as how to wear it. Let’s finish this up!

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsFor the d-ring/o-ring belt, you will need two chevron pieces, and two rectangular pieces. Both are on one pattern piece with different cut lines, so plan accordingly.

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsPlace one chevron and one rectangular belt piece right sides together and line up the short edges on the straight side.

Do the same for the other chevron and rectangular pieces.

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsSew the pieces together 5/8” from the raw edge.

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsPress the seam open.

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen Patterns how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsPlace the two belts right sides together.

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsSew around the raw edges of the belt, 5/8” from the edge, along the long edge, around the angled chevron edge, and back down the long edge, leaving the square edge open.

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen Patterns how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsClip the corners of the seam allowance. along the pointed chevron end.

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsHere you can see how the straight short end was left open.

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsTurn the belt the right way round by pushing the chevron end back through the open straight end.

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsUse a pointing tool to make the corners of the belt chevron ends square. Press the belt.

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsTurn in 3/8” at the raw edge of the short end and press.

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsNow take your two D-rings or O-rings.

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsThread the square end of the belt through both D-rings or O-rings.

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsFold-over by 2” to secure the rings and enclose the raw edges.

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsTopstitch along the length of the folded under the edge to secure.

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsNot sure how to use a ring belt? Let me show you quick…

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen Patterns…thread the chevron end through BOTH rings…

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen Patterns…pull through until tight around your waist…

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen Patternshow to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen Patterns…then spread the two rings apart, and thread the chevron end back over the top of the first ring and through underneath the second ring.

how to sew the d-ring belt on the Durban sewing pattern by Megan Nielsen PatternsPull to tighten again.

Ta-da!


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About Author

Holly writes part time for the Megan Nielsen blog– sewing like crazy, creating tutorials and sewalongs. She has been sewing since she was a little girl, and has her degree in apparel design. Now she’s a stay at home mama, and spends all her free nap times at her sewing machine.

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