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April 26, 1938. 2,114,997 |_. ERICKSON ET AL vADJUSTABLE WAIST BAND FOR TROUSERS -Filed Feb. 26, 1957 /. 6 N . L ? WMNI“ Mn/ k05.”. 77/03” /f. [/f/C/(SON, . '19)’ 77/515 /9 tram/15m. Patented Apr. 26, 1938 2,114,997 UNITED STATES ATENT oFFmE 2,114,997 ADJUSTABLE WAIST BAND FOR TROUSERS Lawrence Erickson and Thora K. Erickson, ' Minneapolis, Minn. Application February 26, 1937, Serial No. 127,909 1 Claim. (Cl. 2-236) This invention relates to trousers constructions lar to that comprising the body of the trousers and more particularly to an improved means for and is an entirely independent strip of material forming the waist band of trousers to permit it and may include a stiffening strip 8 which is to be adjusted. basted or otherwise suitably secured to the waist 5 In practically every type of men’s ready made band and a waist band lining 9 which is secured trousers being manufactured today, the waist to the top edge of. the waist band by the cus band is so constructed that it is practically im tomary hidden seam l0. It will be noted that the possible to adapt any certain pair of trousers waist band lies parallel with the body of the for use either with a belt or with a pair of sus trousers and its lower edge extends down below 10 penders. People who desire low waisted trousers the upper edge of said trousers body. 10 for use with a belt are often dissatis?ed with the A flap I i is provided inside of the lower edge of way their clothes are ?tted, and by the same the waist band and its lining and the top edge of token, people who prefer high waisted trousers this ?ap is preferably at substantially the same for use with suspenders frequently have a di?icult height as the top edge of the trousers body 3. time securing just what they desire. This is due This ?ap is of a depth suf?cient to conceal the 15 to the fact that manufacturers of ready made lower edge of the waist band regardless of the clothing attempt to strike a happy medium and position to which the waist band is adjusted, since consequently many purchasers are dissatis?ed in this construction the lower edges of the waist with the result. band and its lining need not be ?nished and would It is impractical and expensive to attempt to present a rather ragged appearance if not con 20 20 alter ready made trousers to meet the particular cealed. desire of the individual customer because of the As shown in Fig. 2, the waist band is inserted manner in which the trousers are customarily between the inside of the trousers body and the made. flap H and these elements together with the pocket 5 are secured by a single line of stitching 25 This invention, however, overcomes the dim 25 culties encountered and provides a trousers con 52 which is preferably exposed on both the in struction which has long been sought for in the side and outside of the trousers. industry i. e., a trousers waist band construction From this construction it can be seen that wherein the waist band itself may be quickly and when an adjustment in the height of the waist 30 easily adjusted vertically to provide either high band is desired, it is necessary only to rip out 30 waisted or low waisted trousers. the single line of stitching l2, move the waist I have also provided a construction which, band vertically either up or down as desired, and while embodying this desirable feature, does not then run another single line of stitching in place in any way alter the general appearance of the of the ones originally sewn in the trousers. 'Thus trousers and provides a construction wherein it is possible to quickly and easily adjust the there is no undue amount of bunching of material waist band of a pair of trousers without the ex because of the altered design. penditure of a great deal of time or money.- Be These and other objects and advantages of the cause of this, the alteration can be made by the invention will be more fully set forth in the fol retailer at the same time at which the trousers and remainder of the suit are given the customary 40 lowing description made in connection with the accompanying drawing, in which like reference slight alterations necessary to ?t the clothes to characters refer to similar parts throughout the the individual wearer, an alteration which has several views, and in which: been heretofore impractical because of. the time Fig. l is a fragmentary view of one side of a and expense involved. 45 pair of. trousers, showing the general appearance If desired, the watch pocket may be perma of my construction, and nently fastened to the upper edge of the body Fig. 2 is a section taken on the line 2-2 of of the trousers so that it will not be disturbed Fig. 1. when adjustments are made. Referring to the drawing in more detail, the As shown in Fig. 1 the belt loops may either body portion 3 of the trousers has its upper edge be sewn in with the line of stitching as indicated 50 folded over as at 4. Within this folded portion by the loop !3 or the loop may be fashioned as of the body of the trousers is inserted the top indicated at l4, the latter loop being stitched to edge of the customary side pocket 5. This pocket the body of the trousers below the single line of is provided with an opening 6 according to cus stitching utilized for the waist band construc tion. The arrangement of the belt loop I4 is 55 55 tom. The waist band 1 is formed of fabric simi 2,114,997 2 a pocket whose upper edge is inserted within said suggested when the waist band is lowered con siderably in order that the width of said loop will not'be decreased to such an extent that it will not accommodate a .belt of considerable width. folded upper edge, an adjustable waistband com prising an independent strip of material, the lower - edge of which extends downwardly below and par allel to the upper edges of saidbody portion and ' said pocket, saidstrip having su?icient material I It will, of course, be understood that various to provide for adjustment to greater than normal arrangement of parts Without departing from the height, and a single line of stitching extending scope of my invention,’ which; generally stated, throughthe folded edge of said body portion, the upper edge of said pocket, and said waistband;v 110 consists in a device capable of carrying out the _ said stitching being readily removable to permit objects above ‘set forth, and in the novel parts and changes may be made in the form, details and. . combinations of parts disclosed and de?ned in the appended claim. What is claimed is:— '15 7 vertical adjustment of said Waistband relativeto said body portion and pocket. ' 7' ' In a trousers construction,’ a trousers body portion having an upper edge folded upon itself, ' I LAWRENCE ERICKSON. THORA K. ERICKSON. ' ' '