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Tools & Tips for Threading Elastic Casings

How to thread elastic through a casing.

Tutorials & Techniques

Tools & Tips for Threading Elastic Casings

How to thread elastic through a casing.

Posted in: Tutorials & Techniques • April 28, 2021






Threading elastic through a channel can be tricky. Watch this video to learn about handy tools, plus some helpful tips.

In this tutorial, you'll learn:



  • How to thread elastic through a casing

  • About three types of bodkin you might want to add to your sewing toolkit









Put your new skills to the test. Try sewing:





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