Buttonhole stitches catch a loop of the thread on the surface of the fabric and needle is returned to the back of the fabric at a right angle to the original start of the thread. The finished stitch in some ways resembles a letter “L” depending on the spacing of the stitches.
Is used for making fancy stitches?
4) EMBROIDERY MACHINE ▪ This is used in making fancy stitches and in making different kinds of embroidery stitches on fabrics for Barong Tagalog, pillow cases, linen, and other novelty items.
The length of your test buttonhole should be equal to half the circumference plus 1/8 inch. If your button is very thick, you may need to increase the size a little more. Test the size before making any buttonholes on your garment (Figure 1).
What is a bullion stitch?
: a decorative stitch similar to the French knot forming very short bars.