How to Sew a Button on a Suit

Everyone loves to wear a suit. What happens when a button falls off? You can't wear a suit without a button. This article will tell you how to sew a button on a suit.


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    Choose a button that suits your suit. Make sure that it is the right shape, length and colour. If a button has just fallen off then you can sew it back on again. If you cannot find the missing button, choose a button that looks like the rest. the same colour amount of holes etc.
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    Mark out the place you need to sew the button onto, with a light pen or pencil. Mark a cross about three quarters of the size of your button.
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    Choose your thread. Find something the same colour as the suit. Also make sure that it is the same thickness as the rest of the thread on the suit.
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    Get a needle and thread it with your thread.
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    Sew a couple of times through the cross until the thread is secure.
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    Put a button hole through the needle and sew.
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    Keep sewing through each hole until the button is very secure.
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    Tie a knot at the underside of the suit.
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    Cut off any remaining threads.


  • You may need a thick needle as most suits are made out of thick material.

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Categories: Sewing Clothes