Tuesday, 10 March 2009

buttons and more buttons

I love buttons, and if I see a tin or a jar full in a charity shop or car boot sale I'll pounce on them!
I have such a lot of them I decided to experiment with some wire and thread some up...
into neck pieces and large pendants.
I'm even thinking they'd be great stitched onto a dress or made into a whole top!
The possibilities are endless.


  1. Buttons are wonderful.
    When I was little I always played with my grandma's button collection.

  2. lovely buttons :) and love what you have been making.

  3. I love the idea of making garments out of them... I can see a shaped bra or a waistcoat... even a corset made from them plus wire! It'd be awesome!

  4. Oh wow - those are really smart!

    I remember when I was wee and my Granny had a button box, i used to love to empty it out, put the buttons in piles and put them back in!


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