Handmade Straight Buttonhole
Let us teach you how to make a handmade straight buttonhole using buttonhole twist. You will learn how to reinforce the buttonhole slit and then how to stitch the buttonhole so that your garments can have a couture touch.
|2||Sewing the Buttonhole||1-5|
MODULE 1 • Buttonhole Prep
|1||I’d like to demonstrate how to do a handmade buttonhole. I have already stitched the size of the button, and I have used a red thread for this demonstration. You would use a gray thread.|
|2A||I’m going to be using buttonhole twist thread, which we will have to wax before we start using it.|
|2B||The first thing you need to do when you’re making your handmade buttonhole, is wax your thread with beeswax. It strengthens the thread. Just slide it through the beeswax.|
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