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Adding Buttons on a Handmade Garment...your last step



Buttons come in all different sizes, shapes, and colors.  One must be careful when picking out buttons for a garment that they made.  Buttons can play a large part on how the over all appearance of a handmade garment will look. A plain style garment can look very glamorous with the right diamond button, on the other hand, a well matched button to fabric on a garment can look elegant and fabulous too.

Attaching buttons to an article of clothing that you just made is the last step you will do. For best results hand sew your buttons on and use beeswax on the thread to make it stronger and easier to sew with.

Buttons take a lot of wear and tear and pulling on, so make sure that the button is sewn on the garment nice and firm. However, the button must be loose enough to fit through the button hole and sit nicely with out pulling on the garment.

Decorative buttons do not need a shank, however it is mandatory that you sew a shank on a button that will be used.


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