Sew a Button by Hand
This method shows how to sew on a button with fewer stitches simply by threading a needle with multiple strands.
Sewing expert Kenneth D. King explains how this method for sewing on flat buttons quickly and securely enables you to take fewer stitches by threading a needle with multiple strands.
You will also learn how to start stitching without a bulky knot in the thread and how to use a spacer to create a thread shank. The shank allows flat buttons to fasten neatly with less bunching around the buttonhole.
For more on buttons, read “How to Sew Buttons, Snaps & Hooks.”
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