How To Make A Belt

Designer: Marcia Spencer

Instagram: @keechiibstyle




There are so many different types of belts to create. Buckle belts are one of my favorite and they are a great piece to add to jeans, trousers as well as to belt dresses. In this blog I share just how simple it is to create your own.



  • 5” x 45” Woven fabric
  • 5” x 45” Interfacing
  • 1 ½ “ Buckle
  • Eyelet kit
  • Awn or Hole punch
  • Hammer
  • Loop Turner









1. Apply interfacing to the wrong side of woven fabric.



  1. Fold belt in half lengthwise with right sides together.



  1. Stitch all edges. Leave an opening to turn. Trim seams and corners.



  1. Turn belt. Press



  1. Edge stitch. Top Stitch.



  1. Mark holes for eyelets.



  1. Use awning tool and scissors the create eyelet holes.



  1. Insert eyelets into each hole and secure them using your hammer or eyelet tool. Some kits may be different. Please follow instructions on eyelet kit.



  1. Slip one end of the belt through the center bar of the buckle, turning turning end to inside. Baste and stitch close to the end.




Voila you’re done!