Buttons 101

Buttons 101Buttons are a very old invention, being around since at least 2000 BCE. Not only are they a functional fastener for garments, but they're also a decorative element, considering all the different shapes, sizes, and colors they come in now. While buttons seem like a pretty straightforward fastener, it's still important to go over the basics to ensure they're being put on correctly. There's nothing worse than a button popping off. This tutorial covers the difference between shank and flat buttons and how to sew on each one, demonstrating by hand and by machine. If you need to use buttons in your garment, take advantage and use it as another opportunity to make your garment unique.

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