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mendbuttonhole How To: Mend Stretched/Ripped Button Holes

If you’ve ever had a button hole rip out, stretch, or had to replace a button with a smaller one, you know how frustrating it is when they pop open. It’s particularly embarassing on the front of a blouse! To fix this, just use a simple zigzag stitch either by machine or by hand to make the button hole smaller, as shown. Voila!

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Becky Stern

Becky Stern is director of wearable electronics at Adafruit Industries. Her personal site: sternlab.org


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