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Which Button is Best?

Buttons are not only fun to collect, but they are great closures to use on shirts, jackets, pillow backs and other garment or home decor items. ZJ Humbach shares some helpful information about several common types of button including when they are typically used and how to sew them in place. Button Types If you…

Tips for Selecting Buttons and Button Holes

When it comes to sewing a garment, buttons and button holes are usually some of the last things people think about. However, choosing the right ones can have a big outcome on how your finished project turns out. First, let’s talk about buttons. It’s always a good idea to pick your buttons before you start…

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Sewing Buttons Quickly and Easily

No matter what your sewing level may be, at some point or another you’ll have to sew on a button. Whether this is multiple buttons on a new garment or simply replacing a button on something off the rack, ZJ Humbach shares several tips that make sewing buttons quicker and easier. Types of Buttons There…

Bound Button Holes Made Easy

Want to learn how to create beautiful and easy bound button holes? Well, Kim Lee provides you with helpful tips and techniques for sewing easy bound button holes. Bound button holes are tailored details that can elevate your garments from homemade to designer. Go through each step with Kim and see a few of her…

Using Nail Polish for Security When Sewing Buttons

Whether you sew buttons onto projects using your machine or you do it by hand, there is still a need to secure any thread ends when you are done sewing buttons. Tara Rex shares a fun tip for how she likes to quickly and easily secure her thread ends. Sewing Buttons Tara shows that she…

National Sewing Circle’s Top 5 of 2019

As we near the end of 2019, National Sewing Circle is looking back at what videos and articles our community has found most useful. We’ve rounded up our top 5 most popular videos and articles, picked by YOU. Read below to see the best of 2019.

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How to Make a Cowl Scarf with Buttons

Cooler weather leads to sweaters and scarves- learn how to make a cowl scarf from flannel fabric complete with bound buttonholes and large buttons. Cowl In this tutorial you will see how to make a cowl scarf from flannel fabric while learning how to properly cut out and sew together stips of flannel as well…

Sew Your Own Travel Sewing Kit

Since traveling with a sewing machine isn’t always an option, learn how to sew a fun travel sewing kit from small scraps of felt. Ashley Hough shows you how to put it all together as well as personalize it with easy applique and labeled pages. Supplies This travel sewing kit can be made from just…

Calling All Button Snobs

This blog is a shout out to all the button snobs out there. That’s right, I admit it – I too am a button snob. When it comes to buttons, I have very strong opinions about the size, color, and texture, and how they are incorporated onto certain fabrics and garments. I know that many…

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