Serge or zigzag the elastic to the cut edge of the waistband, stretching the elastic to fit. (This is what real sewing looks like, sometimes it’s not perfect.) Sewing A to Z/Easiest Way to Sew Elastic/Sewing With Nancy | Nancy Zieman Blog
This wonderful quilt was pieced by my Mother in Law, and quilted by her Quilting Bee in Graham, Texas. It was an exchange block of 3" nine patches, and she made this great star quilt by adding a simple triangle patch. Amazing! What a treasure.