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How to Prevent Button Holes from Fraying

When making button holes in serge or any material which frays, place a piece of lawn of two thicknesses, underneath and work through this.

Another way is to make four stitchings in the goods the length of the button hole. Cut between these, leaving two stitchings each side of the hole.

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Things Mother Used to Make (1914).


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