Buttonhole or Blanket Stitch

Buttonhole or Blanket Stitch:


To make the buttonhole stitch:

  • Bring your needle up at (1), just outside your top fabric.
  • Insert your needle at (2) and bring it out at (3), just under the top fabric.
  • Make sure to hold the thread down and bring your needle up at (3) over the thread.
  • Pull the thread through and make the loopIMG_4303As you continue to stitch, “strive” to make the length and distance of the stitch even.