You asked: How do you sew buttonholes on a button?

How much bigger should a buttonhole be than the button?

As a general rule, buttonholes should be 3mm bigger than the button diameter. Buttonhole placement.

What can I use instead of a buttonhole?

Hook and eye tape is a great alternative to buttonholes. You can use them on any fabric for dresses, tops, pants, and any sewing projects. They are durable and washer safe. Hook and eye tape allows you to sew on hooks several at a time so you don’t have to sew them one-by-one.

Can you sew a button hole without a buttonhole foot?

Absolutely not! You are fully capable of making buttonholes on a sewing machine that doesn’t have that option.

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