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Posted on: 10/25/09 10:48 PM
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I was putting buttonholes on a vest which the lining layer had a sticky finish. I was afraid the feed dogs might jam the buttonhole a bit if the fabric stuck, so I put a layer of tear-away stabilizer underneath. The buttonholes turned out perfect! I think some water-soluble might work better because there were a few "pokies" after I tore away the stabilizer.

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EleanorSews said... (11/1/09 0:02 AM) Reply
Good tip. I'm always searching for ways to perfect the buttonhole.
lulubug said... (10/26/09 2:29 PM) Reply
Good tip, thanks
Elaine Dougan said... (10/26/09 9:44 AM) Reply
Thanks for the reminder about using stabilizer.
Nancy Anne said... (10/26/09 9:08 AM) Reply
What a great tip- Thank you!
 
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