Sewing Buttonholes & Buttons

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Duration: 13:52

Learn sewing expert Janet Pray’s tips and techniques for professional finishing touches for a button-up shirt. Learn why Janet doesn’t include buttonholes on her shirt patterns, but marks them individually after sewing the shirt. You’ll see how to space and mark them properly before turning to your own sewing machine manual to create the buttonholes. Next, Janet demonstrates how to correctly choose and sew shirt buttons, with tips to ensure that you’ll have the right amount of space between fabric and button, along with tips for machine-sewing your buttons if you choose. These pro tips and garment industry secrets will make all your sewing faster and better!

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