Buttonholes, Garment preparation, Buttonhole position – SINGER 4022 User Manual

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6. Buttonholes


Your new machine comes complete
with a built-in four-step buttonhole

system. Before sewing on your
garment, always make a test but­
tonhole duplicating the number of

thicknesses of fabric and interfac­

ing, if appropriate.

Garment Preparation

Buttonhole Position

Accurate guidelines are essentia! to
keep buttonholes at a uniform dis­
tance from ttie edge of the garment,

evenly spaced, and on the grain of

the fabric,

1. Mark the centre line on the gar­

ment. This guideline can be made
by machine or hand basting or

using tailor's chalk.

Be sure that the space from the

centre line to the finished edge of

the garment is at least equal to
three-quarters the diameter of the
button. With this spacing, the button
will not extend beyond the edge

when the garment is buttoned.

Make sure that the centre line

marking follows a lengthwise fabric

A. Centre Line

B. Buttonhole •

C. Finished Edge of Garment

D. Distance of Button


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