This section is from the book "Text-Book On Domestic Art", by Carrie Crane Ingalls. Also available from Amazon: Textbook On Domestic Art: With Illustrations And Drafts.
Point one end of belt and make the other straight.
Have an interlining of crinoline. Stitch all around the edge twice, and sew two hooks and eyes to equal the waist measurement, and one hook and straight eye or loop to fasten point of belt. Press well.