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Buttonholes cut in NYC

NewYorkBuck

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Does anyone know a good place to get buttonholes cut in NYC? I know Bhambi does it, but I heard they charge something of like $40 per buttonhole!

I dont need them done by hand, machine is fine. Just picked up a nice Kiton SC on discount and want to get functional buttons cut into the sleeves.

Thx in advance.
 

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Ercole uses a great buttonhole maker, $10/per, handmade.
 

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There's a place on 38th between 7th/8th that has a machine and will cut 8 buttonholes for $10. Sewing the buttons on is extra, like $2/per. I think it's called Jonathan's; it's on the south side of the street, like 50 yards from 8th avenue. The machines are in the back and sometimes there's a wait.
 

Cary Grant

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Originally Posted by Manton
Ercole uses a great buttonhole maker, $10/per, handmade.

That's a great price for NYC, isn't it? I've a guy here, same price, lovely handwork.
The one compnay that does it by machine charges more.
 

patrickBOOTH

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I love this one woman Ercole has to do buttonholes. They are amazing.
 

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If for some reason you know of someone in Miami that can handle buttonholes I have a SC that desperately needs one added.
 

mic

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Every time I read the title of this thread I think it says 'buttholes' and that the OP isn't looking hard enough.

 

Shirtmaven

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Originally Posted by mjphillips
There's a place on 38th between 7th/8th that has a machine and will cut 8 buttonholes for $10. Sewing the buttons on is extra, like $2/per. I think it's called Jonathan's; it's on the south side of the street, like 50 yards from 8th avenue. The machines are in the back and sometimes there's a wait.

they can make the buttonholes, but do not set up the cuff to do so.
 

NewYorkBuck

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Originally Posted by mic
Every time I read the title of this thread I think it says 'buttholes' and that the OP isn't looking hard enough.




You are correct. I do not look very hard for buttholes.
 

whatsinaname

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Originally Posted by Manton
Ercole uses a great buttonhole maker, $10/per, handmade.

I only have one Ercole jacket and some pants, but the buttonholes are mediorce at best: thick thread, wonky keyshole shape, and they seem flat ... perhaps gimp-less. (Not that it bothers me.)

Winston Tailor has someone that makes a great buttonhole ... as good as any I've seen in person.

If you don't know exactly what you're doing, you'd be a brave man to go to Jonathan's or Galaxy. Also, these are machine-made buttonholes, if you care.
 

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Originally Posted by whatsinaname
Winston Tailor has someone that makes a great buttonhole ... as good as any I've seen in person.

+1 for Chipp2; though call ahead to make sure he'll do them.
 

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IIRC $15/hole.
 

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