Preparation

Measure diameter and thickness of button and add 1/8" (0.3 cm) for bar tacks; mark buttonhole size on fabric.

Figures 1 & 2

1. Raise presser foot.
2. Place fabric under foot.
3. Center three red guidelines (#1 Figure 1) of buttonhole foot around the beginning line of the buttonhole.
4. Turn buttonhole dial to the buttonhole symbol "1" for the first step.
5. Position needle in fabric at point #2 by turning handwheel towards you.
6. Stitch down to point #3. Your buttonhole should appear as shown in Figure 2.

4 step brazil .  4 step brazil

 

Figure 3

1. Raise needle out of fabric.
2. Turn buttonhole dial to the buttonhole symbol "2" for the second step.
3. Make at least four stitches, ending at point #4.

4 step brazil

 

Figure 4

1. Raise needle out of fabric.
2. Turn buttonhole dial to the buttonhole symbol "3" for the third step.
3.Stitch up to point #5.

4 step buttonhole

 

Figure 5

1. Raise needle out of fabric.
2. Turn buttonhole dial to the buttonhole symbol for "4" for the fourth step.
3. Make at least four stitches, ending at point #6.
4. Raise the presser foot and remove the garment from the machine.
5. Clip thread ends.
6. To open the buttonhole insert a seam ripper from both ends towards the middle.

4 step buttonhole