Buttonholes For Profit

| June 17, 2015

With the economy as it is, many people are now wanting to learn how to sew in order to cut expenses, as well as wanting to learn how to do alterations so they can “keep” their current wardrobe as long as possible. As an experienced seamstress, there can be a lot of profit for YOU […]

Buttonholes By Design

| March 5, 2015

Making buttonholes can be rather intimidating, but when it comes to making them in a suit or fancy outfit for a customer, it’s all the more stressful.  I don’t know about you, but once I finish the buttonhole portion of the project I feel like I can breathe a sigh of relief – the rest […]

Easy Buttonhole Tips

| September 16, 2010

Buttonholes can be rather intimidating, but there are some things that can be done to make them a little easier to do and a lot less stressful! ** ALWAYS practice making a buttonhole or two on a piece of scrap fabric.  By doing a practice one you can see if the fabric will stretch while […]

How To Make Buttonholes

| September 15, 2010

          Buttonholes for a bodice or shirt can be placed in a horizontal or vertical direction (typically horizontal buttonholes are used for blouses and vertical buttonholes for shirts).  For blouses, the first buttonhole is usually strategically placed at the bust level and the other buttons are spaced up and down from this point; the spacing […]

How-To’s of Making Buttonholes

| March 18, 2009

Buttonholes for a bodice or shirt can be placed in a horizontal or vertical direction ( typically horizontal buttonholes are used for blouses, and vertical buttonholes for shirts).For blouses, the first buttonhole is usually strategically placed at the bust level and the other buttons are spaced up and down from this point; the spacing is […]

Triangular Shaped Bound Buttonholes

| September 14, 2008

I ran across a unique looking bound buttonhole tutorial at The Sewing Divas blog and thought I’d pass it along.  If you would like to provide something special for your  customers, this could set you apart from all the rest.  I figure this would be one of those “practice a new technique before trying on […]