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dragonflyinlove
« on: June 04, 2011 09:31:12 AM »

Ok, Im a self taught sewer and am attempting to re-upholster a car seat and stroller which has gone really well until now.

I cannot figure out how to make the buttonholes for the straps to go through.

I have a Singer model 3820 which is the 150 year anniversary one seen here:

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41G9AMTYPQL._SS500_.jpg

I bought it used and it did not come with a buttonhole foot so after calling the Singer help line I was advised to purchase this foot:

http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/yhst-49952539862462_2155_10696026

I cannot figure out how to use it, the instructions for using a buttonhole foot for my machine is confusing as all get out.

Can anyone help!?

Thanks
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La Maestra
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2011 10:29:16 AM »

A quick google search turned this up

http://craftzine.com/101/sewing101_buttonholes/

The actual stitch width/ length and setting for the different sides of the buttonhole should be in your manual.

If the link doesn't help, try googling "sewing buttonhole."

I have the same foot on my Pfaff - its easy to use - just look at the link, then practice a bit on some scraps and you'll see how it works.

Good luck!
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dragonflyinlove
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2011 11:20:48 AM »

A quick google search turned this up

http://craftzine.com/101/sewing101_buttonholes/

The actual stitch width/ length and setting for the different sides of the buttonhole should be in your manual.

If the link doesn't help, try googling "sewing buttonhole."

I have the same foot on my Pfaff - its easy to use - just look at the link, then practice a bit on some scraps and you'll see how it works.

Good luck!

You have no idea how much I love you right now!

This is EXACTLY what I was looking for and I dont know how I could have missed it with my own google search, my manual does not have pictures and Im a very visual learner so this helps so much.

Thank you so much!!
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