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Owner Pat Mahoney says she's ready to retire after 40 years
You could win the book "Dressmaking: 200 Q&A" by Mary McCarthy!
Download and print our handy buttonhole selection guide and never second-guess which to sew again.
Learn how to place a button in a vertical buttonhole so the button won't slip out while wearing and the front garment sides won't become uneven.
Learn how to make beaded "berry" buttons with this web-extra from Threads #163.
This high fashion buttonhole treatment is perfect every time. Often fabric is very dimensional and a machine buttonhole that's not perfect can ruin a beautifully sewn garment.
Many garments in ready-to-wear are sporting drawstrings, you can add them to blouses, dresses, tunics, and jackets fairly easily. The question is, where is the best placement so the garment looks good?
Find the perfect button placement to prevent a gap at the front of a garment.
Learn how to create Anne Kendall's classic, corded buttonhole.
Tips for how to take your finishes from beginner to professional