Button Rules: How to Position Buttons and Button Holes

Feb 26, 2019
 

This week I thought we’d start a little series that I’m calling “Details Count”. I often get questions and comments on my videos that indicate that most of you aren’t spending enough time reviewing your pattern after you’ve made your fitting alterations, so over the next few weeks we’re going to cover some of the often missed pattern refinements you need to do after you’ve altered your pattern for fit.

This week we're talking Button Rules.

The placement of the buttons at the center front of the garment is pretty important. When you make changes to the button size or alter the patterns length you need to consider how those changes are going to affect the button placement on the finished garment. In order to have a successful outcome you’re going to need a few guidelines. 

Watch the video to get all the details.

If that all seemed a little complicated I’ve prepared a Button Rules download that summarizes all the information I’ve covered today. You can refer to it whenever you need.

If you like the Belle blouse and want to experiment with button size and placement, I'm pleased to offer you a 20% discount on the pattern! Simply use coupon code 20OFFBELLE at checkout on inhousepatterns.com. Sale starts today February 26th and ends on March 5th, 2019. One week only!


Belle Blouse by In House Patterns sewn by Rock Paper Scissors 

Next week we'll be walking seam lines and checking notch positions. Don't miss it, I'm going to share something that you've probably never seen before.

I'll see you then!

All My Best,
Alexandra

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