how would you stretch out an elastic waist band?

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  1. loki8481

    loki8481 Lifer

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    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.
     
  2. IronWing

    IronWing Lifer

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    Eat more, exercise less.
     
  3. Schadenfroh

    Schadenfroh Elite Member

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    This is the most enjoyable way. Might I suggest soul food?
     
  4. MikeyIs4Dcats

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    find the elastic and cut it with a razor blade
     
  5. Rumpltzer

    Rumpltzer Diamond Member

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    Elastic cuffs and waist on a sweater?? Pics?

    Like Mikey said, cut it out.
     
  6. slayer202

    slayer202 Lifer

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    a chair, a bed, a desk. wtf, just find something big enough or rig something together
     
  7. Newbian

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    Gain 20 pounds overnight and wear it around for a bit.
     
  8. Leros

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    a piece of wood, a broom, a pipe
     
  9. Skeeedunt

    Skeeedunt Platinum Member

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    duct tape, bleach, black trash bags
     
  10. KaOTiK

    KaOTiK Lifer

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    put it around some bulk beef
     
  11. pyonir

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    Let HappyPuppy wear it around for a week or so...
     
  12. Leros

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    A handle of vodka and a typical weekend.

    wait... what are we taking about again?