This BRILLIANT Hack is so Important!

Paola Gonzalez
by Paola Gonzalez
2 Materials
3 Minutes

This brilliant hack is so important if you have pants or a skirt with a metal hook and bar closure in need of size adjustments.

Whether your garment needs a little tightening or loosening, this simple hack can make a big difference in ensuring a comfortable fit. Let’s get started.

Tools and materials:

  • Pants or skirt with a hook and bar closure
  • Safety pin
Trying pants on

1. Find desired size

Begin by putting on the pants or skirt that you want to adjust.

Locate the area of the waist where you'd like the hook and bar clasp to close comfortably.

Adding safety pin

2. Grab a safety pin

Take a safety pin and attach it to the inside of the waistband. 

Adding safety pin

Slide it in and out so the length exposed on the outer part of the waistband matches the length of the bar.

Do this at the point on the waistband where you want the hook and bar to fasten.

Securing pin

3. Secure

Securely fasten the hook to the part of the safety pin on the outside of the waistband.

Easy pants hack

Easy pants hack

Easy pants hack

You've successfully adjusted the waist size for your pants or skirt.

Enjoy wearing your garment with confidence, knowing that it fits you perfectly.

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Suggested materials:
  • Pants or skirt with a hook and bar closure
  • Safety pin

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