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Practice Buttonhole Using Brother SE400 One Step Buttonhole Option

Hey Loves!

It's busy,  busy,  busy in my life but I wanted to share a tip.   PRACTICE!

We've all heard the saying Practice makes perfect.   Though it may sound cliché, it's the truth!  You get better with practice.   Trust me.

I have a confession for you.   I was scared of buttonholes.   I hated to see a pattern that requires a buttonhole.  My fear came from many failed attempts at creating a button home.   I mean many failed attempts.    Garments were ruined because of jacked up buttonholes.  One night, I sat down and said I won't be defeated by a darn buttonhole.  I pulled out lots of swatches of different types of fabric, set up my Brother LS590 to create a buttonhole, and practiced and practiced and practiced until I got a perfect buttonhole on each.   There was a lot of trial and error.   I had to pull out stabilizer to help with some of them.  But, practiced until I got it right.   The lessons I learned have stayed with me.

Even now before I sew a buttonhole on a garment, I practice. I practice anything I find difficult or scary.  I do it till I get out right!

Until next time, Smooches!

DJ
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