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Turn the edges of the facing fabric under and fellstitch them to the welts. At each end of the slit, use your needlepoint to shape the fabric into a rectangle. Use a few more tiny stitches to protect the corners and make them square. That’s it! Now the only thing you need to do is remove the basting that kept the buttonholes closed and add buttons.

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    Mar 27, 2011, 12.43 AMby emmevielle

    You are a lifesaver! Thank you for sharing this technique; buttonholes have been the bane of my existence.

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    Mar 11, 2011, 06.43 PMby eunson

    I think I am being a bit dense, but I don’t quite understand step 9. Could you explain it abit more please?! Maybe more pictures would help… Thanks!

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