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is a comprehensive
sewing instruction program with over 300 pages
of vital sewing information. To help you
maximize your learning, it comes with a helpful
work book designed to guide you step by step to
learn to sew.
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textbook and work book, there are several very
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is a vital tool for you as
you learn to sew. There are many specialty
terms used in sewing, quilting, and crafting
that have special meanings. My Sewing
Dictionary provides both a PDF ebook format and
an easy to use sofware that makes it easy to
acces the definition and explanation of each
The Rotary Cutting
Many beginning sewers
overlook the special skills and details
involved in laying out patterns as well as
cutting out patterns and fabrics. The Rotary
Cutting Guidebook reveals the vital secrets you
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To Sew On A Button
Constant washing and
pressing your dress shirts in combination with
opening and closing your shirt's buttons
hundreds of times causes stress on your shirts.
It is just a question o time before a button
will come loose and fall off.
If you notice the button
coming off, save it before you loose it. Some
shirts use really unique buttons that would be
hard to find. The easiest way to get your
button back on your shirt is by using your
dry-cleaner. Next time you drop off shirts for
dry-cleaning point out the missing button.
Fixing the missing button will only cost you a
few dollars Chances are that your cleaner might
even do this at no charge.
What if you don't have
access to a kind of service? Take a business
trip for example. You typically bring just
enough dress shirts for the trip and wearing a
different shirt might not be an option. What do
you do if a button comes off right before you
get dressed for an important business dinner?
Don't panic! Sewing on a button is actually
quite simple. The 10 Steps below are
instructions on how to sew on a button to your
Find a matching button. If
you lost the original button use one of the
spare buttons located at the bottom of your
dress shirt. If your dress shirt doesn't have
those, cut of the lowest button on your shirt.
No one will notice if this button is missing
since you will have the shirt tugged into your
Find a matching color thread. If you cannot
find the exact thread color, use the closest
color shade you can find.
Remove all excess thread that might still be
hanging from where the old button used to
Cut the thread about 2 feet in length, and feed
it through the needle. Pull at least 1/4 of the
thread through to secure the thread from
Place the button on the location where the
missing button used to be, and hold it down
with one hand. With your other hand push the
needle through the dress shirt from underneath
through one of the holes in the button.
Now from the top, push the needle through the
across lying hole of the button. Push the
needle all the way through the dress shirt and
tighten the thread.
Repeat Step 5 and 6 until each hole of the
button has been used 2 or 3 times.
Create a little extra space between button and
dress shirt. This will make buttoning easier as
well as protect the threads that connect the
button with the shirt. To do this start as you
would in step #6 but only push the needle
through the shirt, and not through the button.
Take the thread and wrap it around the gap
between button and dress shirt. Pull it tight
after each wrapping, and repeat this 4 to 5
Secure the thread by creating a knot during the
previous step. Wrap the yarn around the button,
but do not pull it tight. Before tightening it,
pull the end of the thread through the loop,
and then pull tight. Repeat this 2 to three
Finally cut the thread. You are done.
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