1. Sew on a Button
Replacing a lost button is one of the simplest mending jobs you can do. If you can’t track down your the missing button or the spare, you can pick up a replacement at the fabric store. Just make sure you match not only the missing button’s width but its thickness. If you go too big, you won’t be able to close it, and a too-small button can slip out of the hole while you’re wearing it.
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