Easy Sew D-ring Belts Tutorial

  • Difficulty Rating: Beginner
Easy Sew Belts Tutorial

With a new school year on the horizon, it is time to refocus on our fall wardrobe.

An easy way to use up some leftover fabric and spice up a boring outfit is with a fun new belt.

These fabric D-ring belts are a cinch (pun intended) to make thanks to a few tools and will add a lot of interest to your wardrobe without a lot of work.

Begin by cutting a 6 inch wide strip of fabric.

1. Begin by cutting a 6 inch wide strip of fabric.

2. For the length, add 2 inches to your desired finished belt length. Fiskars Orange-Handled Scissors™ are wonderful for cutting fabric.

Fold the fabric strip in half and iron

3. Fold the fabric strip in half (wrong sides together) and press with an iron.

Unfold the creased fabric strip and fold one side and iron

 4. Unfold the creased fabric strip and fold one side in to almost reach the middle line and press with an iron. Repeat the fold on the other side.

Repeat the fold on the other side as shown

5. Fold this strip in half again and press with an iron.

Unfold one end of the strip and fold in 1/4 inch of fabric and press with an iron.

6. Unfold one end of the strip and fold in 1/4 inch of fabric and press with an iron.

7. Refold end of strip and press.

8. Top stitch around entire strip with a sewing machine.

Top stitch around entire strip with a sewing machine

 9. On the unfinished end of the belt, fold over 1/2 inch of fabric.

10. Fold that over another 1.25 inches inserting two 1.5 inch metal D-rings inside as shown.

11. Stitch two lines as shown to secure closed.

Differnet fabric DIY D-ring Belts

Supply List

D-rings

Fabric

Pins

Thread

Sewing Machine

Iron