Tutorial–Silk Covered Snap

Using a number 1 snap, cut two circles (about 1″) of China Silk (Habotai Silk) leaving an extra 1/4″ around the snap.
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Snip a tiny hole in the center of silk fabric and poke the male part of the snap into the hole.
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Using a small needle and white thread sew a running stitch around male part of snap.
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Make a single knot in thread, gather up around snap and knot thread again.

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DO NOT cut off tails of thread.  Use this thread to sew the snap onto your item.  Back of snap will look like this.  If you have left too much fabric a tiny amount can be trimmed off being careful not to cut gathered thread.

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Do the same running stitch around female part of snap and gather and knot thread.

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From the underside using a scissor, poke a small hole in the female part of the snap.

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Now you can put the two pieces together.

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They are ready to be stitched onto your item.  Voila a silk covered snap!

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