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Button Button- How To
I recently decided to try my hand at button making- as advertised I'm hooked! One of my favorite supply stops Three Dancing Magpie's had everything I needed so I said what the heck!

Posted by Little Gems by Kari from Colonie, New York, United States • Published See Little Gems by Kari's 11 projects »
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  • How to make a fabric covered button. Button Button - Step 1
    Step 1

    First you need the cover button tool, the button parts, and some fabric (or wide ribbon). I also made a template for how much fabric I needed for super speedy cutting.

  • How to make a fabric covered button. Button Button - Step 2
    Step 2

    Next put your fabric in the white part and slide in the top

  • How to make a fabric covered button. Button Button - Step 3
    Step 3

    I trimmed a bunch off the top after just be careful you don't trim too close.

    Slide in your back piece folding in your ends of the fabric. Put your pusher on top and well push.

  • How to make a fabric covered button. Button Button - Step 4
    Step 4

    Pop out your new button! To turn it into a hair tie keep going!
    Take a hair tie and slide it in the button wire.

  • How to make a fabric covered button. Button Button - Step 5
    Step 5

    Slide the hair tie through the hair tie so you get a knot

  • How to make a fabric covered button. Button Button - Step 6
    Step 6

    Continue until your little heart's desire :)

    Be Warned you will make 50 without thinking about it!

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Jelly Jam
Jelly Jam · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 21 projects
i am so getting a button maker
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FrolleinKram
FrolleinKram · Las Vegas, Nevada, US · 132 projects
the purple leopard pattern fabric is AWESOME! I want!
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beryl
beryl · Apache Junction, Arizona, US · 36 projects
Yay! Thanks for the tutorial! So going to try this!
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michelle G.
michelle G. · Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CA · 1258 projects
cool
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