SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Platinum Sponsor
Fabulous Fit
Fabulous Fit

Forum > Sewing Machines > bound buttonholes ( Moderated by Sharon1952, EleanorSews)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
bound buttonholes
advise on fabric
pcostanzo
star
pcostanzo  Friend of PR
Georgia USA
Member since 10/19/11
Posts: 47
Skill: Intermediate
Body Type:
Send Message

                                                     2 Replies



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.
pcostanzo
star
pcostanzo  Friend of PR
Georgia USA
Member since 10/19/11
Posts: 47
Skill: Intermediate
Body Type:
Send Message

      



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.
LynnRowe
starstarstar
LynnRowe  Friend of PR
Member since 3/9/09
Posts: 11225
Skill: Advanced
Send Message

      



In reply to pcostanzo

Date: 8/10/13 3:04 PM

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

------
I heart Woo (HimmyCat). Until we meet again, my beautiful little boy. I love you.

Nancy K
starstarstar
Nancy K
Member since 12/28/04
Posts: 9389
Skill: Advanced
Body Type:
Send Message

      



In reply to pcostanzo

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.

------
www.nancyksews.blogspot.com

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Sewing Machines >> bound buttonholes

Merchants on PR

Patterns from the Past


vintage sewing patterns
Deals!

Reconstructing History


Historical Patterns
Web site

Nature's Fabrics


Natural & Organic Fabrics
Deals!

Elliott Berman Textiles


Fabrics for Greater Ideas
Deals!

O! Jolly! Shop


Sweater Knit Fabrics
Deals!

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        

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

Copyright © 2016 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.