How to Sew on a Button by Hand

How to Sew a Button by Hand

In this step-by-step tutorial you will learn how to sew on by hand the flat button having two or four holes.
For all sizes of buttons I recommend make the "leg".
This is particularly important condition for big sizes buttons that are on outer clothing from leather etc.

How to Sew a Button by Hand, step 1

Let's sew on the big size button having two holes. This button has a strong leg made of threads.

How to Sew a Button by Hand, step 2

The button without a leg can be a cause rupture of fabric where button is sewn and buttonhole breaking.

How to Sew a Button by Hand, step 3

Note: You can input between button and the fabric the rod pen or match. This trick makes tightening of the stitches easier.

How to Sew a Button by Hand, step 4

Depending on the thickness of the thread, fabric and the size a button you need make a certain amount of stitches. In any case you need make not less than 4 in each pair of holes buttons.

How to Sew a Button by Hand, step 5

It's time to pull out a rod pen and wrap the leg around.

How to Sew a Button by Hand, step 6

Depending on size button and the height a leg you need make 5-10 tight turns.

How to Sew a Button by Hand, step 7

Now you need to securely attach the end of the thread.

How to Sew a Button by Hand, step 8

Plug the needle tip at the base of leg a button.

How to Sew a Button by Hand, step 9

Pull the needle with thread into the resulting loop. Tighten the thread. You can repeat this action again.

How to Sew a Button by Hand, step 10

Now you need to remove a thread on the wrong side a fabric.
Note: Do not rush to trim the thread.

How to Sew a Button by Hand, step 11

You can make another knot or just cut with scissors thread leaving 1 cm.
I hope these easy steps will help you sew on the button correctly.

English isn't my first language, so please excuse any mistakes and help correct them.
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