In all the years that I've been sewing I have always had a fear of button holes. My sewing machine had a button hole attachment that I swear had big fangs and threatened to bite me if I got too close to it. When I was making clothes for my daughter back when she was just a little tyke, I would substitute snaps or velcro for buttons.
Fast forward several decades and I bit the bullet and attempted to learn how to make a button hole. I got out the owner's manual, read how to use the button hole foot and holy smokes I can't believe it was that easy.
So what is this you ask?
Well instead of my iron looking like this
I followed a tutorial for a cord cuff and now it looks like this