Closed and Knotted Buttonhole Edge

Structural Category

Knotted; Looped

Specific Usage

Edge

Other Names

 

Diagrams

1.

2.

Come out at A in the fold of the hem. Go in at B, then come out at C in back of the fold. Hold the working thread under the needle.

Go in at B. Come out at D in back of the fold. Hold the working thread under the needle.

3.

4.

Slide the needle under the thread between A and C. Do not go through the fabric. Hold the working thread under the needle.

Tighten the knot. Go in at E and come out at F in back of the fold. Do not go through the fabric. Keep the working thread under the needle.

5.

Repeat Steps 2, 3, and 4 to the end of the edge.

Diagram source: Janet Adams, reprinted by permission.



Bibliographic Sources

Stitch Identification Group