All It Takes Is A
Little Wrapping Around To Make A Shank Button Be More Stable On
Shank buttons are found on many types of garments. The
most common would be jackets, blazers, and coats. These
button need to be sewn on well because they have to work with
heavier fabrics which make the button work
To start, bring your needle and thread up from underneath
the garment. Then thread the needle through the shank of
the button. Bring the needle back into the fabric heading
to the underside of the garment which will move the button next
to the fabric.
Repeat this at least 4 times.
Now, bring the needle and thread
up from underneath but don't run it through the button
Instead, wrap the thread at least 3 times around the
thread and shank so that it sablizes the button.
Now you can go ahead and run the needle and
thread back down
into the fabric and achor the thread on the
By wrapping the thread, you get more strength and
support on the button. This will help to keep the
button from popping off too soon.
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