How to Sew a Button on a Shirt
At begin of learning of sewing, I suggest you learn how to sew a button on a shirt by hand.
If your shirts is going to lose one of its buttons this tutorial helps to fix this.
Here's how to sew a little button to the thin fabrics with your own hands without paying someone else.
To do it you need have thin hand needle, thin thread and small scissors.
Choose the thread color carefully. It must match the color of the fabric and shirt buttons.
Put a ruler between the buttons, as shown. You need to determine the place where the button should be sewn.
Mark the middle with chalk.
In the center of the intersection of these lines, you need to sew a button.
Both ends of the thread need to be knotted.
Trim the thread near the knot.
First you need to pass the needle from the front side of the shirt fabric.
So you can to hide the bundle of thread under the button.
Place a button up the marked point with chalk and start to sew it to the fabric.
Make two three stitches on each side (between pairs of holes). Do not do more turns, because the thread is double.
Do not tighten the thread too tight, because is needed to make a button leg yet.
There should be a small gap between the button and the tissue. This will allow the button to pass through the shirt loop easily.
After the stitches are wrapped several times around the leg of button, you can proceed to the final step.
Slide the needle to the wrong side of the fabric.
Tighten the thread well and insert the needle into the bottom stitches, as shown.
Now wrap the upper part of the needle a few times.
Now you need to tighten the thread well.
Insert the needle between the wrong and front fabrics and pull out the thread as shown.
Trim the thread. In this way, no knots will be seen from the wrong side.
Now fasten the button and make sure you have it right.
English isn't my first language, so please excuse any mistakes and help correct them.
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