About this project
Published

Time
Time:0h45
Difficulty
Pretty Easy
Crafts
Jewelry Making

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Stirling, Scotland, GB
2007
Button Necklace
Lil Piggy Cross Stitch
Knitted Animation Cast
Caliometry
Buttons, buttons, buttons!

They get everywhere, and you can never find spares when you need them. Keep them in a button box and you'll always have them when you need them. And you'll end up with a collection of weird and wonderful bead substitutes, to make jewellery from.



Instructions

  • How to make a button necklace. Button Necklace - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take a length of strong thread or wool, measure twice the length you want the necklace to be. Fold the wool in half.

  • How to make a button necklace. Button Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    Thread both ends with large eyed needles. Thread buttons onto both strings pulling along length. Do not pull all the way to the end, leave a loop to make a fastening.

  • How to make a button necklace. Button Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    Create your desired pattern using different sizes, colours and shapes of buttons. Try adding a large or interesting button in the middle.

  • How to make a button necklace. Button Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    Round raised buttons are useful as closings. Thread both strands through the button’s fastening and fasten off tightly. Take the remaining loop and hook over to fasten.

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Comments

Tiffany S.
Tiffany S. · North Carolina, North Carolina, US · 1 project

I love that! Happy

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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · Edinburgh, Scotland, GB · 979 projects

Yeah, this would look awesome as a bracelet too!

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chanel :)
chanel :) · Torrington, Wyoming, US

you should make sommore button bracelets there cute!!!

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northernstar
northernstar · Ísafjörður, Westfjords, IS · 34 projects

you have such great ideas! my to do list grows longer! haha

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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · Edinburgh, Scotland, GB · 979 projects

I love how you've arranged the colours, so pretty!

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tom./
tom./ · Edinburgh, Scotland, GB · 44 projects

Here's a comment!

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