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Old 04-26-2020, 01:31 PM
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I took my buttonhole foot out of the plastic wrapper today and tried it for the very time, thank God for scrap fabric......Once I figured it out it worked very well. I have had some cork fabric that I have been wanting to experiment with, I tried a simple clutch yesterday, and finished it today, I now have a few more planned, going to add inside pockets to my next one and focus more on my stitching on the edge instead of just zigzagging it. Maybe try a serpentine or decorative stitch.
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Old 04-26-2020, 03:45 PM
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Congrats on your success! They just take a practice or two first. I write down my settings and keep them on a card for next time. Another tip is to add a piece of iron-on stabilizer to the back of the fabric. I usually just cut it about 1/2 inch bigger than the button hole.

Congrats again. Love the bag!
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Old 04-26-2020, 05:12 PM
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Well done!
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Old 04-27-2020, 04:35 AM
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Congrats! Always nice to be able to make a buttonhole!
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Old 04-27-2020, 04:46 AM
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I just figured out my buttonhole attachment myself the other day after 15?? years, lol! Great feeling of accomplishment isn't it?
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Old 04-27-2020, 05:13 AM
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Love your little clutch!
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Old 04-27-2020, 06:15 AM
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Congratulations on your new skill! This is a very pretty clutch for a first time effort. I hope you are so proud of yourself. Your efforts show a natural talent for making a nice bag. I love your fabric choice too. Thanks for sharing.
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Lovely fabric!! And congratulations on adding a new technique to your repetoire!
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That looks great!! I bet you'll be on a roll!
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Very nice clutch and buttonhole.
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