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Old 03-26-2010, 10:36 PM   #1
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Default how would you stretch out an elastic waist band?

so, I fucking hate elastic.

I bought an awesome sweater online recently, and was dismayed to find out when I took it out of the package that it had elastic cuffs/waist band.

stretching out the cuffs was easy enough (stretched them out over a double cd case and left it like that for a week... destroyed any elasticity that the bands had) but I can't figure out what I can use to stretch the waist out.

it's like a size or two too big, so it's not a matter of "omg fatty," it just looks bad to have the sweater be loose around my stomach and then fitted where the band is.
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Old 03-26-2010, 10:37 PM   #2
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Eat more, exercise less.
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Old 03-26-2010, 10:43 PM   #3
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Eat more, exercise less.
This is the most enjoyable way. Might I suggest soul food?
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Old 03-26-2010, 10:45 PM   #4
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find the elastic and cut it with a razor blade
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Old 03-26-2010, 10:48 PM   #5
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Elastic cuffs and waist on a sweater?? Pics?

Like Mikey said, cut it out.
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Old 03-27-2010, 12:08 AM   #6
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a chair, a bed, a desk. wtf, just find something big enough or rig something together
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Old 03-27-2010, 12:09 AM   #7
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Gain 20 pounds overnight and wear it around for a bit.
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Old 03-27-2010, 01:50 AM   #8
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a piece of wood, a broom, a pipe
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Old 03-27-2010, 02:07 AM   #9
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a piece of wood, a broom, a pipe
duct tape, bleach, black trash bags
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Old 03-27-2010, 02:29 AM   #10
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put it around some bulk beef
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Old 03-27-2010, 03:03 AM   #11
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Let HappyPuppy wear it around for a week or so...
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A handle of vodka and a typical weekend.

wait... what are we taking about again?
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