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Posted on: 11/12/02 10:38 PM
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When sewing buttonholes; sew it over a piece of fusible web. After sewing pull off extra webbing and then fuse. Let cool and then cut open buttonhole. Adds strength and minimizes any raveling.

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AnneM said... (12/6/02 10:34 PM) Reply
Is fusible web different than fusible interfacing? I don't think I know what it is.
Debbie Spriggs said... (12/5/02 1:48 PM) Reply
i like this idea, and plan to try it the next time I sew buttonholes. Thanks!
Elona said... (12/2/02 3:35 PM) Reply
Cute idea!
said... (11/19/02 11:48 PM) Reply
I will try this next time, it certainly makes sense.
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Rustybobn said... (11/18/02 3:28 PM) Reply
This sounds like a good substitute for coating buttonholes with fray-check. Faster and less messy.
 
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