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As you near the first opposing end of the buttonhole, begin to fan the stitches to round the corner. Now this fan is only going to be on one end and a bar tack on the other, alright? Alright.

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    Apr 2, 2011, 07.09 PMby lclausewitz

    Hmm. I’d normally use an awl or stylet to prick a hole through the rounded end of the proto-buttonhole and widen it to get a keyhole shape. It’d help with seating the button more neatly (as in preventing the buttonhole from gaping open), especially when the button is big (and thus has/needs a thick shank).

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http://burdastyle.com//techniques/how-to-make-hand-worked-buttonholes/technique_steps/6