FABRIC COVERED BUTTONS

Today I wanted to try a new way to use small embroidery projects so I decided to make fabric covered buttons. There are a number of cute ways to use these once you make them. You need a couple of simple supplies.

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  1. SMALL EMBROIDERED DESIGNS: Make sure the size of the button you buy can accommodate the size of your embroidery design. For this project I used my KAWAII HALLOWEEN designs which are 1-3 inches.

  2. A BUTTON MAKING KIT - This will include the button shell, button backing, mold, and pusher.

Here is an example of the button making kit I used.

Start by placing your embroidery design in the mold.

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 The instructions on the button maker has a pattern on the back to trace the perfect sized circle to fit around your button with just enough overlap but for some reason it wasn’t enough overlap for me. I was wondering if it had something to do with the embroidery. I decided to trim the fabric after I fitted it into the mold and around the button.

The instructions on the button maker has a pattern on the back to trace the perfect sized circle to fit around your button with just enough overlap but for some reason it wasn’t enough overlap for me. I was wondering if it had something to do with the embroidery. I decided to trim the fabric after I fitted it into the mold and around the button.

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 Pop it out of the mold and TA-DA! Fabric covered button.

Pop it out of the mold and TA-DA! Fabric covered button.

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 There are a lot of fun little things you can do with these.

There are a lot of fun little things you can do with these.

 Put a hair band in the loop on the back to make a bracelet or decorative hair tie.

Put a hair band in the loop on the back to make a bracelet or decorative hair tie.

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 The back.

The back.

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Just another fun thing to do with your small embroidery projects!

Hope you enjoyed and thanks for stopping by!

Warmly,

Pam