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Automatic Button Hole

Does anyone know how to easily use the automatic button hole? I am having trouble making a complete button hole. It does not make the hole automatically. I have to manually turn the fabric in order to make it look like a button hole. According to the manual, the machine is supposed to make it automatically. Any suggestions/

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  • amckee May 23, 2008

    lost my manuel and trying to make some button holes if anyone can describe or give me a link to a free manuel for the janome harmony 2049 please reply.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    The top of the button hole is perfect, the button angles out and never connects the two lines together.



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Hi, Could I get a copy of your manual? I rec'd my mom's Janome Harmony 2049 when she passed away in Dec but no manual was found. Thank you!

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perhaps look up the user manual online, or get in touch with your local dealer.

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