Question: How To Sew A Button On A Tote Bag?

How to Make a Loop Closure With a Button for a Tote Bag

Only one button is required to make a button and loop closure for a tote bag, and unusual buttons can be found in antique stores. Show your fancy side by using an antique rhinestone button from an old evening suit.

Things You’ll Need:

1/4-inch-wide cord, 1/8-yard fabric, and thread; if you want to use a button without a shank, add a thread shank to your cord. Make a cord from the same fabric as the bag.


If your button’s shank is less than 1/4 inch long, use thinner cord or replace it with a 1/2-inch thread shank.

How do you sew a button closure pouch?

Closure pouch – how to sew a button

  1. Step 1: Make a pattern
  2. the most fun and customizable part of this is that you get to decide how big you want your bag to be, so take a moment to figure out how long and wide you want it to be.
  3. Step 2: Cut the fabric.
  4. Step 3: Attach the two pieces.
  5. Step 4: Finish the top.
  6. Step 5: Sew the bottom.
  7. Step 6: Add the closure.

How do you calculate box corners?

1. Decide on the size of the boxed corner you want.

  1. Our tutorial shows a 4u2032u2032 deep boxed corner.
  2. 2u2032u2032 is the size of the square that will be cut off of both bottom corners when you divide the desired 4u2032u2032 depth by 2.

How do I make a single hole button?

Simply follow the steps below:

  1. Double your thread and tie a knot at the ends.
  2. Place your button in the center of the button hole.
  3. Push your needle and thread through the underside of the fabric until it reaches the knot.

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