Elastic is a strip of rubber covered in nylon, polyester, or cotton that stretches and is found in the notions department. When learning to sew garments it's one of the first fasteners beginners learn to work with, because it's easy to use especially for creating waistbands. Plus, it's flexible in its fit. But though this notion is considered beginner friendly, it doesn't mean that picking out the right elastic is a cake walk. Visiting the elastic department will show that there are a lot of different types of elastic out there and how do you know which one is the right one for your project. Luckily, we're here to help and this tutorial breaks down not only the different types of elastic but provides on overview on what each one is best for. This will make deciding what kind of elastic you should get a lot less overwhelming.
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