SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
PR Weekend Los Angeles

Tips & Techniques > Buttonhole tip

Viewed 1431 times
Posted by: petro
photo

 
 
About petro starstarstar
France
Member since: 6/24/07
Reviews written: 159
Sewing skills:Advanced
Favored by: 16 people
tips added: 28
Bio: more...
Report a problem with this review
Posted on: 11/3/13 3:09 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people   Very Helpful by 17 people   
Using 5 step buttonhole on an outer garment, sometimes the thread of the buttonhole looks too meagre. One doesn't always have a heavier buttonhole thread in matching colour to hand. I just solved this on a navy crepe jacket by putting in a top stitch needle and having two spools of thread at the top (you can wind a bit onto a spare bobbin if needed). Can't believe it took me so long to think of this!

<< Previous    Next >>

Add Tip/Technique    Read All Tip/Techniques


4 Comments
Login to Add a Comment
ArtAttack said... (11/13/13 10:12 PM) Reply
Great idea...I'm going to try this!
SandiMacD said... (11/4/13 5:14 AM) Reply
Sometimes use a heavier jeans thread and a lighter rayon for a bit of luster and fullness.
TGWGWS said... (11/4/13 0:19 AM) Reply
Great idea! Thanks for the tip!
AtiyaAfi said... (11/3/13 9:27 AM) Reply
I'm going to try this next time I put in buttons. Thanks for the suggestion.
 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Create a Jacket Muslin
Create a Jacket Muslin

Class Details

Online Class
Expert Sewing Techniques for Jackets
Expert Sewing Techniques for Jackets

Class Details

TAILORED JACKET - A CD Book by Kenneth King

TAILORED JACKET - A CD Book by Kenneth King

Pattern Details
Victory Lola Paper Pattern

Victory Lola Paper Pattern

Pattern Details

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2015 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.