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 loopAs you continue to stitch, “strive” to make the length and distance of the stitch even.