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Date: 8/10/13 2:06 PM

Can anyone advise me if silk dupioni is a fabric that bound buttonholes will work nicely for? I"m making a pattern that calls for bound buttonholes and I'm using silk dupioni although the pattern ( Vogue 1054 ) doesn't list silk dupioni as a recommended fabric. I've already cut the pattern out.
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Date: 8/10/13 2:09 PM

It looks like I posted this under the wrong section. I'll repost it under another message board. Sorry.
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Date: 8/10/13 3:04 PM

Yes, works nicely. I use silk organza for the windowpane backing.

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Date: 8/10/13 5:04 PM

Yes, it presses crisply. I'd interface your lip fabric to keep it from raveling and interface the buttonhole area with lightweight fusible to keep it from raveling.

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