How to Sew Buttons, Snaps & Hooks
This series for beginning sewers provides a complete course in mastering the basics. Our experienced Threads editors personally walk you through the fundamentals, from threading your machine through attaching that final button. The skills found in Teach Yourself to Sew are perfect for new sewers or for those looking to brush up on the basics. Lessons include hemming, attaching buttons and zippers, how to iron, and sewing a jacket from a pattern.
Learn how to sew buttons, snaps, and hooks correctly on the first try with this demonstration by Threads Senior Technical Editor, Judith Neukam. If you choose the right type of thread for the occasion and thread your needle with Judy’s simple method, sewing on buttons can be a snap.
Teach Yourself to Sew is for beginning sewers or anyone who wants to brush up on their skills. Throughout the year we will demonstrate basic sewing techniques, share tips, and give step-by-step instruction for beginner sewing projects.
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- Equipment 101
- Notions 101
- Patterns 101
- How a Stitch is Made
- A Trip to the Fabric Store
- Fabric 101
- Project: Make a Felt Jewelry Bag
- Knit Fabrics
- Woven Fabrics
- Project: How to Sew a Bias-strip Scarf
- How to Sew a Basic Seam
- How to Sew French and Lapped Seams
- Clipping and Trimming Seams
- How to Mark a Dart
- How to Sew a Dart
- Finishing Edges
- Faced Edges
- How to Hem
- Bias Binding
- Zippers 101
- How to Install a Zipper
- Buttons 101
- How to Sew a Buttonhole
- How to Sew Buttons, Snaps & Hooks
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