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How to create a channel

What is a channel? A channel, sometimes known as a casing, is a separate piece of fabric (or a turn-back hem) used to enclose a drawstring or elastic. You can sew it to the inside or outside of the garment. You’ll find them on sleeves, hems, waistlines and waistbands. In this article I'll show you how to create them and share examples to inspire you.

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