Sewing buttonholes has gotten a bad rap. I’ve quit counting the number of times people have said to me, I’ll sew most anything, but not if it has buttonholes.
If you have a buttonhole-sewing phobia, maybe a new perspective is needed. Think of buttonholes as side-by-side satin stitches.
For a buttonhole-making confidence lesson, give this video a view. I am sure you’ll change your mind!
Wait there’s more . . .
If you need an introduction or refresher course to other sewing or quilting techniques, check out Nancy Zieman’s The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew. (It’s weird talking about myself in third person. I digress.) You’ll find updated basics in this compilation of my favorite tried-and-true sewing and quilting tips and techniques.
What sewing or quilting technique or step gives you the “willies?”
What sewing, quilting, or embroidering technique do you avoid? Maybe I can help. List your phobia below and I’ll try to address some of the techniques in future blogs.
In the mean time, test out a buttonhole, or should I say, side-by-side satin stitches!
Bye for now,