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How To Sew a Button | Onloan x Clothes Doctor

Not that long ago, make do and mend was the norm, and sewing on a button was a basic life skill. Unfortunately, with the rise of fast fashion, repairing our clothes began to seem like too much effort. 
 
Sewing on a button is the original and arguably the most useful skill in our whole tutorial series, exactly because it is so quick and easy to do! It's also incredibly satisfying and mindful.
 
Whether you're simply reattaching a button that's fallen off your favourite shirt, or perhaps you're thinking of replacing a whole set for a new look. Or to take it a step further, we just love opening a drawer full of generations of collected buttons. Flat, wooden, metal, toggle, fabric-covered... the options are endless, so why not reinvent an old baggy jumper and create a mismatched funky buttons look?!
 
We've partnered with Onloan to show you the simple pleasure of sewing on the buttons that have fallen off your favourite garments.
So, take this time to nurture your creativity, and care for your mind and your clothes. 
 
Want to start your mending & repair tools collection? Grab yourself our Darning Needle Set, which includes a collection of the essential needles that you'll need to darn holes in all types of fabric, plus a simple guide so you can get darning with confidence. You will also need our dazzling brass-handled sewing scissors for all your thread and fabric cutting needs. 
 
 
Got a repair job that's getting out of hand? Our seamstresses will sort you out. Here's how the Clothes Doctor repair services work...
 
1. Get a quote. Browse through our repair service to see our prices for an array of repairs or alterations, and let us know what you need by requesting a quote from our team.
2. Send your items for repair. Join the movement and prevent your clothing from ending up in landfill. If you're UK-based, just pop your garments in a jiffy bag and self ship to our team, or choose to get a CollectPlus label. We'll take good care of them!
3. We'll deliver. 7-10 days later, your revived clothes will be delivered to the comfort of your home. Congrats! You've just joined the Clothes Doctor revolution to embrace a more sustainable wardrobe.
 
 

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