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buttonholer

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Definition of buttonholer in English:

noun

An attachment for a sewing machine used to make buttonholes.
Example sentences
  • Make a buttonholer from a tongue depressor or craft stick with a loop of string through a hole in one end of it.
  • During the course of the program, students are exposed to equipment used in the field such as buttonholers, high speed sewing machines, and cutters.
  • 72-stitch-function sewing machine features an easy automatic 4-step buttonholer with stitch balance control for perfectly uniform buttonholes every time.

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