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55 The reverse of the sleeve buttonholes.

Although the back of the Chanel buttonholes may look a bit better than this they are still pretty untidy - hence the reason for using a different method on the garment front.

So why make buttonholes here at at all? Because it is a couture rule that you never sew on a button that doesn't have a corresponding buttonhole.

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Taken on June 23, 2012