How to Sew a Button on a Shirt

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.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 1

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.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 2

Choose the thread color carefully. It must match the color of the fabric and shirt buttons.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 3

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.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 4

In the center of the intersection of these lines, you need to sew a button.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 5

Both ends of the thread need to be knotted.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 6

Trim the thread near the knot.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 7

First you need to pass the needle from the front side of the shirt fabric.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 8

So you can to hide the bundle of thread under the button.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 9

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.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 10

Do not tighten the thread too tight, because is needed to make a button leg yet.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 11

There should be a small gap between the button and the tissue. This will allow the button to pass through the shirt loop easily.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 12

After the stitches are wrapped several times around the leg of button, you can proceed to the final step.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 13

Slide the needle to the wrong side of the fabric.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 14

Tighten the thread well and insert the needle into the bottom stitches, as shown.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 15

Now wrap the upper part of the needle a few times.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 16

Now you need to tighten the thread well.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 17

Insert the needle between the wrong and front fabrics and pull out the thread as shown.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 18

Trim the thread. In this way, no knots will be seen from the wrong side.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt, step 19

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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