Buttonhole length – SINGER 1288 User Manual
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Vertical buttonholes C are placed so that the centre
line Act the garment is in the centre of the buttonhole,
• Mark the ends of each buttonhole horizontally
across the centre line basting and use the centre
line marking as the buttonhole guide when stitching.
• The buttonhole length should be just long enough to
allow the button to slip through the opening without
• To make sure the measurement is correct, cut a slit
in a scrap of fabric equal to the diameter of the but
ton you intend to use.
• Increase length of opening until button slips through
This test is particularly advisable for buttons of un
usual shape or thickness.