How to (Properly) Sew a Shank Button
Are you tired of loose buttons that keep falling? Learn how to sew a shank button that will stay in place!
Even if you think you already know how to do it, it is highly probable that you will find out new subtleties in this technique. You could be surprised!
"I thought I knew how to sew a button... When I watched the first video, I understood... what I didn’t know! What a good technique! My buttons will never fall again only a few weeks after being sewn back on." - Josée Leclerc, Montréal
Warning! Do not use this technique with a two or four-hole button. The button must have a shank in order for the technique to work.
Required material :
- Thread of the colour of the garment you wish to repair (recommended: standard tex-27 polyester thread)
- Hand sewing needle
- Sharpened fabric scissors
- The button(s) you wish to sew back
- No sewing machine required