How to sew on a button - let me count the ways! Checkout this awesome image, showing a multitude of different ideas for sewing on buttons. Definitely a way to add a new design element and couture touch to your creations.
closed blanket stitch - Thrust needle through cloth in a slanting position bring needle through the extreme edge of work. The second stitch is slanted in the opposite direction meets the first stitch, thus forming pairs of stitches that are closed at top