fernfiddlehead shows you how to make a simple button hole on your machine.

Technique Materials

fabric, thread, button, seam ripper, scissors, pins

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    Jul 25, 2010, 07.47 AMby ejane-1

    This tutorial isn’t here anymore. Can someone please tell me how to make a button hole?

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    Nov 22, 2009, 09.54 PMby artyteach

    Great tutorial!Just trying to do my first button hole!perfect timing, you make it look so easy too

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    Nov 17, 2008, 08.26 PMby anoxiasan

    I didn’t think it was that easy.

    I really appreciate it!

    Now I just might venture out and make a vest or something xD

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    Jul 9, 2008, 04.38 AMby jeepgirl1970

    Yay! I think I did this once a million years ago, but alas, had forgotten. Finding your fabulous tutorial is very timely cos I have a pattern I MUST make that requires the dang buttonhole. You saved me!

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    May 18, 2008, 03.25 PMby tippin

    I’ve been trying to do a button hole for ages, but I think I’ve got the tension set up wrongly on my machine… I have no idea how to sort this problem out, but very useful video :)

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    Apr 10, 2008, 12.27 AMby cristylynn

    Thanks for this tutorial! I just made a romper for my son, and the snaps on the shoulders weren’t strong enough. But now I feel brave enough to try some buttons!

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    Mar 19, 2008, 07.27 PMby calicocouture

    I’ve never done a button hole before, now I feel totally comfortable with it. Thanks for the video, it was very helpful!

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    Mar 16, 2008, 09.56 PMby karencilla

    thank you, it is so helpful!!!

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    Mar 16, 2008, 09.55 PMby karencilla

    thank you, it is so helpful!!!.

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    Mar 15, 2008, 10.22 AMby marinaglory

    This how to is so helpful! Just the other day i was sadly telling myself that i was incapable of sewing a buttonhole because of my machine, but now i can!! Thank you so much fernfiddlehead! This came at a perfect time!

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    Mar 12, 2008, 10.22 PMby emilykate

    I love that we can do videos now! fernfiddlehead this is really great!

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    Mar 12, 2008, 10.10 AMby benedikta

    Dear Fernfiddlehead, You are amazin. What a great video. It seems like there is something not working with the sounds, we are contacting our programmers right now because we don’t want anyone to have to wait to be able to see this…We will keep you posted.

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