Handsewn Straight Buttonhole
In this lesson, you will learn how to hand sew a straight buttonhole using gimp and buttonhole twist. This type of buttonhole is often used in bespoke tailoring.
|2||Basting the Gimp to the Buttonhole Slit||1-10|
|3||Sewing the Edges of the Straight Buttonhole||1-26|
MODULE 1 • Lesson Tools
|1||This is a standard polyester thread, which will be used for basting around the edge of the buttonhole and stabilizing the fabric and interfacing.|
|2||This is a buttonhole twist, which is used for the actual blanket buttonhole stitches that go around the edge of the buttonhole.|
|3||This is also a buttonhole twist, but it doesn’t have the same shine and is less commonly used in hand sewing but is commonly used in machine buttonholes.|
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