Beautiful Buttonholes

You may not have a top of the range, sophisticated embroidery machine but have you really looked at the creative potential of the basic utility stitches on your sewing machine? In this video Laura demonstrates how she uses the automatic buttonhole feature to create fascinating colour, pattern and texture in her quilted projects. She explains exactly how she layers different types of fabrics before working the buttonholes and how she often cuts back through the top layer to create even more interesting colour and texture. Join her to see how she combines a functional machine technique with thoughtful design decisions for intriguing effects.

Approximate run time: 19 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

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Explore the creative potential of the utility stitches on your sewing machine. In this demonstration, Laura experiments with automatic buttonholes.