Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who makes buttonholes; also, a machine designed to be used in making buttonholes.
- n. One who buttonholes another.
“This feature is preferable to a four-step buttonholer, which makes a buttonhole with a forward zigzag stitch, bar tack, reverse zigzag, and finishing tack.”
“Automatic buttonholer Sews a buttonhole in one step, eliminating the need to stop and turn the fabric or manipulate selector dials.”
“I think this pattern must have been used for an advert for a button maker or a buttonholer for a sewing machine.”
“O_o Straight stitch and zig zag... that's all I've got! xD Not even a buttonholer...”
“If you haven't already answered this to death, what is a good sewing machine new, with buttonholer in case I get that far for an adult beginner?”
“For what it's worth, my own new machine I'm still faithful to my Singer, I just like having a built-in buttonholer when I need it is a Janome; I haven't used it yet, but I bought it based on the rave reviews of a friend of mine who is also a big-time heavy duty stitcher.”
“One of the principal clubs in London has the misfortune to be frequented by a gentleman who is by common consent the greatest bore and buttonholer in London.”
“He took her buttonholer apart and fixed it, and it worked better than it did when she purchased it," said Greg's wife, Gloria.”
“Features include a 4-step built-in buttonholer, auto-bobbin winder, twin needle, and more.”
“Now I can't wait to try the industrial buttonholer that Greg gave me for my Singer 20U!”
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