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Two-Hole Button Replacement

What you need

  1. Two-Hole Button Replacement, Two-Hole Button: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Choose a thread that will match the rest of the buttons on the jacket/button.

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    • Thread the needle so that there is equal thread on both sides of the needle.

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    • Tie a knot at the end of the thread so that it will not come back through the buttonhole.

  4. Two-Hole Button Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Place the button on the fabric that you are sewing it back on to.

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    • Take the threaded needle and push it through the fabric and one of the buttonholes on the bottom side and pull it through.

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    • Thread the needle down through the second hole of the button.

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    • Place a straight pin on the backside of the button to keep the button from being sewn on too tight.

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    • Repeat steps 5-6 to continue sewing the button on until secure.

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    • Once the button is secure, push the needle through the fabric but not the button and remove the pin.

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    • Once the pin is removed, wrap the thread around the button 6-7 times and push the needle through the fabric on the underside of the button.

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    • To finish sewing, make 3-4 stitches to tie off.

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    • Cut the remaining thread off.

Conclusion

Test out your fix by closing the jacket/clothing item with your resewn button!

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