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An I Like Big Buttons Christmas! Idea #4: How To Make Fabric Cover Button Christmas Cards December 04 2015

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Gift idea #4:  These charming Christmas cards are adorable and easy to make using Fabric Cover Buttons.  You could embellish these additionally by make the Cover Buttons actual earrings with our Earring Supplies: Earring Posts or Clip Ons and it could double as a gift and Christmas Card.  Check it out!

Supplies:

Instructions:

1.  Cut your fabric scrap. You will want a circle that is about twice the diameter of your button blank or use one of our handy Plastic Cover Button TemplatesSee More

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An I Like Big Buttons Christmas! Idea #3: How To Make Fabric Cover Button Earrings December 01 2015

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Gift idea #3:  Super easy with a lot of impact these cute Earrings using Fabric Cover Buttons and Earring Backs or Clip On Earring Backs.  I made these as gifts for some of my trendy cousins last Christmas and they loved them.  Easy to embellish, monogram or personalize and add extra pizzazz to your loved ones attire!

Supplies:

  • 2 Completed Flat Back Fabric Cover Button (Choose your size, Size 20 through Size 60 all work great, size depends on the statement you want to make)
  • 1 set of Earring Post & Backs
  • E6000 or comparable adhesive

Steps:

  1. Follow these instructions to make Flat Back Fabric Covered Buttons.  See More

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Lace & Fabric Cover Button Earrings February 09 2015

Today, I am working on some cute Lacy Earrings using Fabric Cover Buttons*.  I made these as gifts for some of my trendy cousins for Christmas and they loved them.  Check them out!

*Just a reminder we have 10%OFF on our website today using Coupon Code: PATREV

Supplies:

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Instructions:

1.  Cut your fabric scrap. You will want a circle that is about twice the diameter of your button blank or use one of our handy Plastic Cover Button Templates.

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2.  Put your lace piece in the larger assembly tool piece (RIGHT SIDE DOWN).   Then, put your fabric piece in the larger assembly tool piece (RIGHT SIDE DOWN). When you look into the tool you want to see the back of the fabric.

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3.  Place the button front (the domed piece) on top of the fabric. Leave the fabric edges hanging out.

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4.  Press the Cover Button edges down into the tool.

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5.  Place the back cover button piece on top of your fabric and button front. If the cover button will be subject to repeated tugging from the back, you may want to add a little e6000 adhesive before attaching the back.

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6.  Take the smaller piece of the assembly tool and with the open side down place it on the button back.

7.  Press down. You may hear a pop when the last bit of the button back slips into place. If you take the tool out and the button is not completely secured, just put it back in and press down again.

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8.  When you take the small assembly tool piece off, the fabric edges will be secured underneath the button back.

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9.  Remove the button from the larger assembly tool piece.

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10.  Tada!  First step complete.

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11.  Lightly scuff the back of the Cover Button so the glue will adhere better (not essential but recommended).

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12.  Clean both surfaces of dust.  I used rubbing alcohol and a cotton swab.

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13.  Apply E6000 to back of Cover Button or Earring Post.

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14.  Press Earring Post into place and remove any extra Adhesive.  On smaller sized Cover Buttons center the post, as they increase in size adjust post towards top.

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15.  Let dry, add Earring Backing/Nut, and enjoy.

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16.  Tada!  You could also make the Cover Button Clip Ons Earrings and these are great a gifts or as products for your shop.


Fabric Cover Button Christmas Card Tutorial December 12 2014

Fabric Cover Button Christmas Cards

Today, I am working on some cute Christmas cards using Fabric Cover Buttons*.  Check them out!

*Just a reminder our Cover Buttons are 10%OFF on our website today using Coupon Code: COVERBUTTON10

Supplies:

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Instructions:

1.  Cut your fabric scrap. You will want a circle that is about twice the diameter of your button blank or use one of our handy Plastic Cover Button Templates.

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2.  Put your fabric piece in the larger assembly tool piece (RIGHT SIDE DOWN). When you look into the tool you want to see the back of the fabric.

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3.  Place the button front (the domed piece) on top of the fabric. Leave the fabric edges hanging out.

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4.  Press the cover button edges down into the tool.

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5.  Place the back cover button piece on top of your fabric and button front. If the cover button will be subject to repeated tugging from the back, you may want to add a little e6000 adhesive before attaching the back.

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6.  Take the smaller piece of the assembly tool and with the open side down place it on the button back.

7.  Press down. You may hear a pop when the last bit of the button back slips into place. If you take the tool out and the button is not completely secured, just put it back in and press down again.

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8.  When you take the small assembly tool piece off, the fabric edges will be secured underneath the button back.

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9.  Remove the button from the larger assembly tool piece.

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10.  Tada!  First step complete.

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11.  Using a ruler, I made 8 straight lines of varying lengths.  Then I drew a bow on top of each and a small ornament top.

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12.  Then in your best print write Merry Christmas.  How else doesn't like their own handwriting :P ?  I need to practice my pretty cursive more often.

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13.  I think it turned out lovely.  You could also make the Cover Buttons actual earrings with our Earring Supplies: Earring Posts or Clip Ons and it could double as a gift and Christmas Card.


New Arrivals!!! Clip On Earring Backs for Fabric Cover Button Earrings December 02 2014

We are excited to announce that we now carry Clip-On Earring Backs in 2 sizes for our line of Cover Buttons!  We thrilled to offer a non-pierced earring option for our customers.  You can purchase them with or without rubber cushions that help provide support and comfort for earring wearing. 

Check them out!

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I Like Big Buttons Storewide Black Friday Sale!!! November 25 2014

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***BONUS: Don't forget that US orders over $70 also get upgraded to free shipping!!!  

Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours!!! Have a great crafty holiday week!!!

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Just received this Awesome note from one of our Amazing customers about our Cover Buttons!!! September 11 2014

Just received this Awesome note from one of our Amazing customers:

"Hello there!! Yesterday I received the special size 30 cover buttons kit to make a start of 10 buttons and oh my gosh they are fantastic!!! So I just placed an order...!! I am so hooked!!!! Excellent shipping too!! P.S. even my 17 year old son thought they were cool to make!!!... I will be leaving you excellent feedback too!! Looking forward to getting the other stuff that I have just ordered too!!! Thank you!! Sincerely Cindy"

:) That is wonderful! I am so glad you like them. They are so easy and fun to make! Thank you for taking the time to share your joy :)! Have a great week! Thank you, I Like Big Buttons!

Have you checked out our Cover Buttons recently? If not here's a link to them in our store.

You can make so many great things with Cover Buttons.

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Embellished Cover Button Badge Reels:

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Cover Button Earrings:

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Cover Button Cufflinks:

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Cover Button Paper Clips:

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Cover Button Push Pins:

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Cover Button Bobby Pins:

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Cover Button Barrettes:

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And Cover Button Ponytail Holders:

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These are just a few of the options. Check out all our tutorials here.


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