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How to Sew On A Press Stud

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  1. How to Sew On A Press Stud, How to Sew On A Press Stud: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Separate the press studs into two halves.

    • The ball

    • The socket

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    • Gather two and a half feet of thread. Thread the needle.

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    • Move the needle to the middle so both sides of the thread are equal lengths.

    • Tie a knot at the end of the thread.

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    • Tie a second knot over the first one.

    • This will make the knot bigger.

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    • Mark the areas you want to sew the press studs into using a fabric pencil. Make sure the markings are aligned.

    • The ball should be sewn on the inner flap of the top piece.

    • The socket should be sewn on top of the bottom piece

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    • Hold down the press stud with your thumb.

    • Poke the needle through only the first layer of the fabric, grabbing only a small bite of the fabric.

    • Push the needle through the hole of the press stud and pull the thread all the way through.

    • If your garment is not double-layered like the one in the guide, the thread will show on the other side.

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    • Thread the needle through the fabric next to the first hole you made.

    • Stop before pulling the needle all the way through. There will be a small loop. Thread the needle through the loop and pull.

    • This will create a sturdy knot along the outer rim of the press stud.

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    • Repeat the previous step and continue to sew along the first press stud hole (at least four times total).

    • Make sure the knots made by the loops fall next to each other, not on top.

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    • Once you have completed sewing along the first hole, insert your needle through the fabric of the next hole. Pull the thread all the way through.

    • Repeat Steps 7-9 until you finish sewing through all four holes of the press stud.

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    • Once all the holes are sewn through, insert the needle through the thread of the hole you ended on.

    • Pull the thread until you make a small loop. Insert the needle through the loop and pull all the way.

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    • Cut the excess thread. Your press stud is now completely sewn on!

    • Follow the exact same steps for the socket.

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Emily Pang

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