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Our 5 Most Popular Pacifier Clip Tutorials - I Like Big Buttons! August 15 2017

Pacifier Clips are easy to make, fun to embellish, and a great useful gift for a new mom and baby. Here are our top 5 Pacifier Clip Tutorials:

#1 - A Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips with Cover Buttons, Round Faced Metal Suspender Clips, and KAM Snaps

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#2 - Jean Pacifier Clip with Rosette using KAM Plastic Snaps and Clip

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#3 - "No Sew" Pacifier Clip with KAM Snaps, MAM Ring or O-Ring and an KAM Plastic Pacifier Clip for Button Style Pacifiers

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#4 - Fabric Pacifier Clip with KAM Snaps, MAM Ring or O-Ring and an KAM Plastic Pacifier Clip for Button Style Pacifiers

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#5 - Recycling Jeans into a Pacifier Clip using KAM Snaps and a Pacifier Clip

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Happy Fourth of July! Celebration Sale at ILikeBigButtons.com July 02 2017

Our Fourth of July celebration starts early this year!!! Before we prepare to celebrate another amazing 4th with our family, I wanted to give all of you our Celebration Deals so you can get started with some great summer crafts.

Coupon Codes (Good through Wednesday 7/5/17 on our website):

FOURTH5 for 5% off of orders over $25

FOURTH7 for 7% off of orders over $50

FOURTH10 for 10% off of orders over $100

FOURTH15 for 15% off of orders over $200

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

Happy Fourth of July from our family to yours!!! Have a great snappy holiday week!!!

I Like Big Buttons! and All Buttons big and small :)

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I Like Big Buttons! Product Video: What We Carry June 22 2017



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I Like Big Buttons! - How to make a Fabric Pacifier Clip with KAM Snaps, MAM Ring or O-Ring and an KAM Plastic Pacifier Clip for Button Style Pacifiers June 13 2017

Today, I am making a pretty Fabric Pacifier Clip for Button Style Pacifiers using our silicone MAM rings and O-Rings. Pretty & functional! :)

Supplies for a Fabric Pacifier Clip with Button Style Pacifier Adapters:

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Instructions:

1.  Choose a piece of Fabric, cut it to the dimensions: 14" x 3 1/2", the finished product once ironed, folded and sewn will be approximately 7/8" wide x 12" long.

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2.  Fold both 3 1/2" wide ends in 1/4" and iron flat.

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3.  Now fold and iron the fabric in half the long way (14" length).

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4.  Then fold and iron again, bringing the outer edges to the middle "iron line" and iron along those edges. Repeat on other side.

5.  Re-iron the seam so that the Fabric is smooth and flat, it should now be 13 1/2" long x 7/8" wide.

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6.  Open the top of the Fabric strip and trim the excess internal fabric at an angle so that there is less chance of the ends peeking out when sewn together.  Repeat on the other end.

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7.  Pin the Fabric strip in a couple places to keep it in place.

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8.   Sew a 1/8" seam all the way around the piece making sure to back stitch at the start and finish to set the seam.

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9.  Now installed a Cap and Stud about 1/2" from the edge and the mating Cap and Socket about 1 1/2" later so that the center of the two KAM Snap parts are about 1 1/2" or more apart.  Any closer and I found I had trouble getting the MAM Ring or O-Ring Adapter to sit neatly inside.   I used Size 20 snaps for this tutorial but either Size 20 or Size 16 will work great.

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10.  Repeat on the other side, that will hold the Pacifier Clip.  I, then, feed the Pacifier Clip and MAM Ring Adapter onto the ribbon and snapped it into place.  It may have been easier to thread on the pacifier clip before installing any Snap parts but I was able to feed it through without much trouble.

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11.  Tada!  Now time to add the Pacifier.

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12.  Simply stretch the MAM Ring or O-Ring around the Button Style Grip on the Pacifier and it will settle behind it and hold the Pacifier securely. Now snap the Pacifier in place, attach to your child's shirt and go.

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13.  As pictured, the MAM Rings hold the same way as the O-Rings only with a less subtle profile.

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14.  Tada!  Happy Snapping!!!


FREE 10 MAM Rings Adapters (Random Mix) with Purchases over $55 at ILikeBigButtons.com June 12 2017

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Cover Button Embellished Pacifier Clips by I Like Big Buttons! May 30 2017

I have had a lot of questions in the last couple years about how to make these clips so I decided to take it on. A Pacifier Clip made extra adorable with the added Cover Button accent, they are a great accessory to add to your baby's wardrobe for any special occasion or just because.

Supplies:

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Instructions:

1.  Using our Pacifier Clip and Supply Tutorials make either Ribbon or Fabric Pacifier Clips.

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2.  Cut your fabric scrap. You will want a circle that is about twice the diameter of your button blank.  I cut out a Piece of Fabric using my Size 36 Template.

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3.  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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4.  Place the button front (the domed piece) on top of the fabric. Leave the fabric edges hanging out.  Double check the transparent underside to see if your print is how you would like it.   Then press the cover button fabric edges down into the tool.

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5.  Add a dab of E6000 Adhesive to the middle of the cover button cap before installing the Flat Back.

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6.  Place the back cover button piece on top of your fabric and button front.

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

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

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10.  Remove the button from the larger assembly tool piece.  Tada!  My Cover Button is ready to be adhered to a Round Faced Metal Clip.

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11.  Here a the Cover Buttons I made in just a few minutes.  Seriously easy, fun and so cute!

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12.  Now take the E6000 Adhesive and put a medium size dab of glue on the back of the Cover Button about 1/2 of what would fill the back area of the back.  This glue is great to work with so don't overly worry about getting the amount just right.  I was able to cleanly wipe of any excess off when I put on too much and I was also able to remove the button and add a little more when I under did it.  This glue is very forgiving.

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13.  Now place the Cover Button over the Round Faced Metal Pacifier Clips and straighten and center your button.

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14.  Press firmly and let set to dry and cure 24-72 hours as recommended by the manufacturer (E6000).

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15.  These are my finished products.  I love them and think they turned out beautifully.  Below are my examples, completed and installed on Pacifier Clips.

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16.  Tada!!!

Disclaimer:  Keep in mind that although I have rough tested these I in no way recommend you leave your baby alone with these as there are small pieces and if not done properly they may come apart and become a choking hazard.  I would recommend these clips under adult supervision only.  The maker and/or parent assumes full responsibility when using these pacifier clips.

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Up To 15% Off At ILikeBigButtons.com In Honor Of Memorial Day May 26 2017

Have a great Memorial Day weekend!!!  In Memory of all those who bravely serviced our country and the continuing family tradition of doing so. All our LOVE to those who served and are not longer with us. In honor of them, we are running a Memorial Weekend Sale!

Take up to 15% your next website order from now through Monday 5/29 with coupon code:

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MEMORIAL7 for 7% off of orders over $50

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

Good on our website through 5/29/17 only!


Happy Mother Day!!! May 14 2017


 
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I Like Big Buttons! - May The 4th Be With You Giveaway is still going on!!!
 
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I Like Big Buttons! - May The 4th Be With You Giveaway!!! May 04 2017

Here at I Like Big Buttons! we are HUGE Star Wars fans. In celebration of that fun fact, we are running a super Star Wars giveaway to celebrate May the 4th. We will be giving away four (4) prizes, that means we will have four (4) lucky winners**! Details Below.

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1. LIKE & SHARE this Giveaway, then COMMENT and share with us your favorite Star Wars character. In our house, there are too many to count. At the moment, I favor Princess Leia. She had the best hairdos and still managed to give the Empire what for. Who doesn't like a strong female lead :).

2. Join our I Like Big Buttons! Group.

*If your name is drawn as the winner, we will check to make sure you have completed all 3 requirements above.

Also, if you don’t want to wait, you can get 10% off our website using Coupon Code: MAY4THBEWITHU

**Names will be drawn randomly with our Rafflecopter App. The first name drawn will receive the 1st prize, the second name drawn the 2nd prize, and so on.

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I Like Big Buttons! Happy Birthday To Me Sale!!! March 31 2017

It's my Birthday weekend!!! I plan to sleep in, eat chocolate, and get almost nothing done while enjoying my family:). While I am busy completing my Birthday Bucket-list, enjoy this quick sale and celebrate with me.

Coupon Codes (Good through Monday 4/3/17 on our website):

HAPPYBDAY5  for 5% off of orders over $25

HAPPYBDAY7 for 7% off of orders over $50

HAPPYBDAY10 for 10% off of orders over $100

HAPPYBDAY15 for 15% off of orders over $200

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

Happy Birthday to ME!!! Have a great crafty weekend!!!

I Like Big Buttons! and All Buttons big and small :)

KAM Snaps:

Pacifier Supplies:

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Cover Buttons:

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I Like Big Buttons! Clearance Sale - Up to 50% Off January 22 2017

We had a SNOW DAY this week due to the ice storm that hit our area. My little buttons and I made good use of our free day and got some much needed spring cleaning done for the business.

In the process, I found quite a few pieces of discontinued or overstocked craft supplies. So, I listed them in our Clearance and Sale Items section on ILikeBigButtons.com. They are discounted up to 50% off for quick sale. Quantities Limited.

As my mom used to say and I find myself saying all the time now that I have a passel of kiddos, “When they’re gone, they’re gone.”

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25 - Flower Shaped Metal Pacifier Clips (1" / 25 mm) for $5.95 (Normally $9.50)

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100 - Silver Flattened Bottle Caps / Crown Caps / Linerless for $6.95 (Normally $10.00)

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100 - Chocolate (G72) Plastic Pacifier Clips for $14.95 (Normally $22.95)

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50 Wooden Scrabble Tiles for $6.00 (Normally $8.00)

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1.18" (30 mm) Key Fob Hardware with Split Rings for $7.15 (Normally $14.25)

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Random 1000 Kam Snaps/Plastic Snaps for $15.95 (Normally $34.95)

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10 White MAM Ring Adapters for $5.75 (Normally $7.25)

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10 Silver-Toned Bar Pin, Pin Back (Magnetic) for $8.00 (Normally $12.50)

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Mystery Monday Mix-Up Madness !! 1000 Kam Snaps/Plastic Snaps for $20.95 (Normally $34.95)

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25 Plastic Pacifier Clips (Random Mix) for $6.00 (Normally $8.50)

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Blemished - 100 sets of B3 White KAM Plastic Snaps for $1.95 (Normally $3.95)

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100 Kam Snaps/Plastic Snaps Sets - Monday Mix-Up Madness !! for $2.95 (Normally $3.95)

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25 - Blemished - Round Shaped Enameled Pacifier Clips (1" / 25 mm) for $5.95 (Normally $10.50)

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15% off End of the Year Sale at ILikeBigButtons.com December 27 2016

The End of the Year is upon us!  As we prepare to welcome the 2017, we wanted to celebrate the last bit of 2016 with a big sale!!! 

15% off of everything in ILikeBigButtons.com on purchases over $25.00 using coupon code:

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(Good through January 3rd, 2017 on our website only.)

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

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I Like Big Buttons! Storewide 2016 Black Friday Sale!!! November 22 2016

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Today will not be known as the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. It will be known as Black Friday, but still on a Tuesday!!!  I couldn't resist.  :P

BLACK FRIDAY is here early!!! Before we prepare to celebrate another amazing Thanksgiving with our family, I wanted to give all of you our Black Friday Deals so you can get started with some great Christmas crafts or for you pre-planners ;) some last minute projects.

Coupon Codes (Good through Cyber Monday 11/28/16 on our website):

BLKFRI5  for 5% off of orders over $25

BLKFRI7 for 7% off of orders over $50

BLKFRI10 for 10% off of orders over $100

BLKFRI15 for 15% off of orders over $200

***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!!!

I Like Big Buttons! and All Buttons big and small :)

KAM Snaps:

Pacifier Supplies:

All Enamel Clips Angle wide

Cover Buttons:

Key Fob Hardware:

Barrettes:

Bobby Pins:

Paper Clips:

Earring Supplies:

Sewing Clips:

Wonderific Clips All Main Shot

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Fabric Pacifier Clip with KAM Snaps, MAM Ring or O-Ring and an KAM Plastic Pacifier Clip for Button Style Pacifiers September 21 2016

Today, I am making a pretty Fabric Pacifier Clip for Button Style Pacifiers using our silicone MAM rings and O-Rings. Pretty functional :)!!!

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Don’t forget to enter our Super-Sized KAM Plastic Pacifier Clips and Snap Giveaway!!!  Only 5 days left:

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Also, if you don’t want to wait, you can get 10% off our Pacifier Supplies on our website with Coupon Code: PACI2016

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Supplies for a Fabric Pacifier Clip with Button Style Pacifier Adapters:

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Instructions:

1.  Choose a piece of Fabric, cut it to the dimensions: 14" x 3 1/2", the finished product once ironed, folded and sewn will be approximately 7/8" wide x 12" long.

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2.  Fold both 3 1/2" wide ends in 1/4" and iron flat.

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3.  Now fold and iron the fabric in half the long way (14" length).

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4.  Then fold and iron again, bringing the outer edges to the middle "iron line" and iron along those edges. Repeat on other side.

5.  Re-iron the seam so that the Fabric is smooth and flat, it should now be 13 1/2" long x 7/8" wide.

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6.  Open the top of the Fabric strip and trim the excess internal fabric at an angle so that there is less chance of the ends peeking out when sewn together.  Repeat on the other end.

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7.  Pin the Fabric strip in a couple places to keep it in place.

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8.   Sew a 1/8" seam all the way around the piece making sure to back stitch at the start and finish to set the seam.

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9.  Now installed a Cap and Stud about 1/2" from the edge and the mating Cap and Socket about 1 1/2" later so that the center of the two KAM Snap parts are about 1 1/2" or more apart.  Any closer and I found I had trouble getting the MAM Ring or O-Ring Adapter to sit neatly inside.   I used Size 20 snaps for this tutorial but either Size 20 or Size 16 will work great.

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10.  Repeat on the other side, that will hold the Pacifier Clip.  I, then, feed the Pacifier Clip and MAM Ring Adapter onto the ribbon and snapped it into place.  It may have been easier to thread on the pacifier clip before installing any Snap parts but I was able to feed it through without much trouble.

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11.  Tada!  Now time to add the Pacifier.

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12.  Simply stretch the MAM Ring or O-Ring around the Button Style Grip on the Pacifier and it will settle behind it and hold the Pacifier securely. Now snap the Pacifier in place, attach to your child's shirt and go.

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13.  As pictured, the MAM Rings hold the same way as the O-Rings only with a less subtle profile.

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14.  Tada!  Happy Snapping!!!


Jean Pacifier Clip with Fabric Rosette using KAM Plastic Snaps and a KAM Plastic Pacifier Clip September 19 2016

Every time I do a load of jeans in the laundry, I inevitable find ANOTHER pair of jeans with the knees split from seam to seam and, really, how many jean shorts can a boy use :P.  They even wear though patches and re-enforced knees.  I have active boys :).  I have been trying to find creative ways to recycle holey jeans.  Today I am recycling a pair of holey jeans into a Pacifier Clip.

Don’t forget to enter our Super-Sized KAM Plastic Pacifier Clips and Snap Giveaway!!!  Just 7 days left:

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Also, if you don’t want to wait, you can get 10% off our Pacifier Supplies on our website with Coupon Code: PACI2016

Supplies for a Recycled Jean Pacifier Clip with Fabric Rosette:

Instructions:

1.  Using an old, holey pair of Jeans cut two 1 1/2" x 14" strips of material.

2.  Use Sewing Clips to hold the material, wrong sides together, right sides facing out.

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3.  Stitch around the strip of fabric about a 1/4 to 3/8" in all the way round making sure to back stitch at the start and end.

4.  Pull on the edges to fray the jean material up to the stitch you made.  I used a crafty child :) with a cutting board and a fork.  It will also fray over time but I was going for a this look.

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5.  To make the Fabric Rosette, fold the fabric in half, wrong sides together, two times.  You will end up with about 1/2" or less strip of fabric 24" long.  I used an iron to fold it, not so much that it was completely flat, just enough that it held its shape.  Start at one end and hot glue the first bit of it back against itself.

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6.  Continue this ever so often so that the 'bud' stays together.

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7.  I made the bud or center of the rose about 1/2" in diameter.  Add one last drop of hot glue.

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8.  Now twist the fabric 360 degrees, so that the bottom becomes the top.  Tack it with a small bead of hot glue and repeat.

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9.  Continue twisting and gluing until you run out of fabric or until you reach the desired size of your rosette.

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10.  It will look like this when you are finished.

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11.  Glue the last bit of fabric on the underside of the Rosette securely with hot glue.

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12.  For a more finished look, I added a circle of felt to the bottom with Fabri-Tac.

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13.  Put the KAM Plastic Pacifier Clip on the Fabric strip about 1″ in.

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14.  Fold back 1″ of the strip back onto itself.

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15.  Straight stitch across the fabric strip just behind the KAM Plastic Pacifier Clip.  Make sure to set the stitch.

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16.  Make sure that the internal snap in a comfortable distance to accommodate the width of the handle, I spaced my KAM Snaps about 2″ apart using the Pacifier I have with the biggest handle.

17.  Now on the side where the Pacifier will be attached, I installed a Cap and Socket about 1/2″ from the edge.  I used Size 20 snaps for this tutorial but either Size 20 or Size 16 will work great.

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18.  Add Fabric Rosette with Fabri-Tac to the Pacifier Clip just above the clip.

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19.  Now snap the Pacifier in place, attach to your child’s outfit and go.

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20.  Tada!  Okay, I think I am in love.  Super cute!  Happy Snapping!!!  To see our other great Pacifier Clip Tutorial and KAM Plastic Snap Ideas and buy these supplies visit I Like Big Buttons.com.

Disclaimer:  Keep in mind that although I have rough tested these I in no way recommend you leave your baby alone with these as there are small pieces and if not done properly they may come apart and become a choking hazard.  I would recommend these clips under adult supervision only.  The maker and/or parent assumes full responsibility when using these pacifier clips.


Water Bottle Marker/Charm Tutorial using MAM and O-Ring Pacifier Adapters August 24 2016

These adapter rings also can be used as water bottle markers or so you can easily attach your bottle to a clip.  Simply stretch the ring over the neck of a standard sized water bottle (~1”) to easily recognize your drink.  We carry 13 great ring colors to choose from.

*Take 10% our MAM and O-Ring Adapters with coupon code (thru Monday 8/29): RINGLOVE

Supplies:

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1.  Stretch Colored Ring Adapter of your choosing over the mouth of the bottle, just past the lip.

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2.  So many uses.  Simply:

  • Leave as a water bottle marker.
  • Attach a carabiner clip and hang from your backpack, bag, belt loop or other.
  • Hang from your lanyard for hands free carrying.

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3.  Super easy and useful!  To see our Pacifier Clip Tutorials using MAM or O-Rings check them out here.

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Back To School Craft Supply Sale at ILikeBigButtons.com !!! August 08 2016

Back to School is upon us!!! As we prepare to send our children for another amazing school year, I wanted to give all of you Mamas a Mom appropriate Back To School Sale so you can get started with some great crafts or for you pre-planners start thinking about holiday gifts.

Coupon Codes (Good through Friday 8/12/16 on our website):

BTS5 for 5% off of orders over $25

BTS7 for 7% off of orders over $50

BTS10 for 10% off of orders over $100

BTS15 for 15% off of orders over $200

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

Have a great crafty week!!!

I Like Big Buttons! and All Buttons big and small :)

KAM Snaps:

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Pacifier Supplies:

All Enamel Clips Angle wide

MAM rings all colors

O ring all colors angle

Cover Buttons:

Key Fob Hardware:

Barrettes:

Bobby Pins:

bobby pins all colors (4x4) tight shot

Paper Clips:

Earring Supplies:

10mm earring (4x4)

Sewing Notions:

Wonderific Clips All Main Shot

And Much More...

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Happy Fourth of July Weekend!!! Celebration Sale at ILikeBigButtons.com July 01 2016

Our Fourth of July celebration starts early this year!!! Before we prepare to celebrate another amazing 4th with our family, I wanted to give all of you our Celebration Deals so you can get started with some great summer crafts.

Coupon Codes (Good through Monday 7/4/16 on our website):

FOURTH5 for 5% off of orders over $25

FOURTH7 for 7% off of orders over $50

FOURTH10 for 10% off of orders over $100

FOURTH15 for 15% off of orders over $200

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

Happy Fourth of July from our family to yours!!! Have a great snappy holiday weekend!!!

I Like Big Buttons! and All Buttons big and small :)

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Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips with Cover Buttons, Round Faced Metal Suspender Clips and KAM Snaps May 17 2016

How to make a Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips with Cover Buttons, Round Faced Metal Suspender Clips and KAM Snaps

Today I am making Cover Button Pacifier Clips using Round Faced Metal Pacifier Clips (Metal Suspender Clips), Size 36 Cover Buttons, and KAM Snaps, of course ;).  I have had a lot of questions in the last year about how to make these clips so I decided to take it on.  Keep in mind that although I have rough tested these I in no way recommend you leave your baby alone with these as there are small pieces and if not done properly they may come apart and become a choking hazard.  I would recommend these clips under adult supervision only.  The maker and/or parent assumes full responsibility when using these pacifier clips.

That being said I did rough test these and was unable to break them apart after they had proper time to dry and cure.  I didn't take a hammer to them :) but I did my best to undo my hard work and was not able to.

Supplies:

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic title

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic1

Instructions:

1.  Using our Pacifier Clip and Supply Tutorials make either Ribbon or Fabric Pacifier Clips.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic2

2.  Cut your fabric scrap. You will want a circle that is about twice the diameter of your button blank.  I cut out a Piece of Fabric using my Size 36 Template.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic3

3.  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.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic4

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic5

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic6

4.  Place the button front (the domed piece) on top of the fabric. Leave the fabric edges hanging out.  Double check the transparent underside to see if your print is how you would like it.   Then press the cover button fabric edges down into the tool.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic7

5.  Add a dab of E6000 Adhesive to the middle of the cover button cap before installing the Flat Back.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic8

6.  Place the back cover button piece on top of your fabric and button front.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic9

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

8.  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.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic10

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

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic11

10.  Remove the button from the larger assembly tool piece.  Tada!  My Cover Button is ready to be adhered to a Round Faced Metal Clip.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic12

11.  Here a the Cover Buttons I made in just a few minutes.  Seriously easy, fun and so cute!

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic13

12.  Now take the E6000 Adhesive and put a medium size dab of glue on the back of the Cover Button about 1/2 of what would fill the back area of the back.  This glue is great to work with so don't overly worry about getting the amount just right.  I was able to cleanly wipe of any excess off when I put on too much and I was also able to remove the button and add a little more when I under did it.  This glue is very forgiving.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic14

13.  Now place the Cover Button over the Round Faced Metal Pacifier Clips and straighten and center your button.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic15

14.  Press firmly and let set to dry and cure 24-72 hours as recommended by the manufacturer (E6000).

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic16

15.  These are my finished products.  I love them and think they turned out beautifully.  Below are my examples, completed and installed on Pacifier Clips.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic17

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic18

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic19

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic21

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16.  Tada!!!

Disclaimer:  Keep in mind that although I have rough tested these I in no way recommend you leave your baby alone with these as there are small pieces and if not done properly they may come apart and become a choking hazard.  I would recommend these clips under adult supervision only.  The maker and/or parent assumes full responsibility when using these pacifier clips.


Recycling Jeans into a Pacifier Clip using KAM Snaps and a Pacifier Clip May 12 2016

Recycling Jeans into a Pacifier Clip using KAM Snaps and a Pacifier Clip

Every time I do a load of jeans in the laundry, I inevitable find ANOTHER pair of jeans with the knees split from seam to seam and, really, how many jean shorts can a boy use :P.  They even wear though patches and re-enforced knees.  I have active boys :).  I have been trying to find creative ways to recycle holey jeans.  Today I am recycling a pair of holey jeans into a Pacifier Clip.

Don’t forget to enter our Super-Sized Pacifier Clips/KAM Snap Giveaway!!!  Only 4 days left:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Also, if you don’t want to wait, you can get 10% off our Pacifier Supplies on our website with Coupon Code: PACI2016

Supplies for a Recycled Jean Pacifier Clip:

Recycled Jean Paciifer Clip pic 1

Recycled Jean Paciifer Clip pic 2

Instructions:

1.  Using an old, holey pair of Jeans cut two 1 1/2" x 14" strips of material.

Recycled Jean Paciifer Clip pic 3

2.  Pin the material, wrong sides together, right sides facing out.

Recycled Jean Paciifer Clip pic 4

3.  Stitch around the strip of fabric about a 1/4 to 3/8" in all the way round making sure to back stitch at the start and end.

Recycled Jean Paciifer Clip pic 5

4.  Pull on the edges to fray the jean material up to the stitch you made.  I used a crafty child :) with a cutting board and a fork.  It will also fray over time but I was going for a this look.

Recycled Jean Paciifer Clip pic 6

5.  Put the Pacifier Clip on the Fabric strip about 1″ in.

Recycled Jean Paciifer Clip pic 7

6.  Fold back 1″ of the strip back onto itself.

Recycled Jean Paciifer Clip pic 8

7.  Straight stitch across the Fabric strip just behind the Pacifier Clip and again a 1/2″ later, I did a Zig-Zag Stitch for fun,  just before the end of the doubled over Fabric strip.  Make sure to set the stitch both times.

Recycled Jean Paciifer Clip pic 9

8.  Make sure that the internal snap in a comfortable distance to accommodate the width of the handle, I spaced my KAM Snaps about 2″ apart using the Pacifier I have with the biggest handle.

Recycled Jean Paciifer Clip pic 10

9.  Now on the side where the Pacifier will be attached, I installed a Cap and Socket about 1/2″ from the edge.  I used Size 20 snaps for this tutorial but either Size 20 or Size 16 will work great.

Recycled Jean Paciifer Clip pic 11

10.  Now snap the Pacifier in place, attach to your child’s outfit and go.

Recycled Jean Paciifer Clip pic 12

11.  Tada!  Okay, I think this may be my favorite so far.  How cute!  Happy Snapping!!!


How to make a "No Sew" Pacifier Clip with KAM Snaps and an Enamel Clip May 10 2016

Making a "No Sew" Pacifier Clip with KAM Snaps and Enamel Clip

Today, I am making a "No Sew" Pacifier Clip.  All the usefulness, no sewing necessary!

Don't forget to enter our Super-Sized Pacifier Clips/KAM Snap Giveaway!!!  Just 6 days left:

 a Rafflecopter giveaway

Also, if you don’t want to wait, you can get 10% off our Pacifier Supplies on our website with Coupon Code: PACI2016

Supplies for a "No Sew" Pacifier Clip:

No Sew Pacifier Clip KAM Clip 1 pic1

Instructions:

1.  Choose a 7/8" or 3/4" Grosgrain Ribbon, cut a 14" to 16" length of ribbon.  I did 7/8" Grosgrain Ribbon and I cut it 16" long so when it was completed it was approximately 12" long.

No Sew Pacifier Clip KAM Clip 1 pic2

2.  The ribbon I was using was made of polyester so I used a lighter to seal the ends of the ribbon so it doesn't fray.  (If you are unsure, you may want to practice on a scrap piece if this is your first time or you are unsure of the what the material is made of.)

No Sew Pacifier Clip KAM Clip 1 pic3

No Sew Pacifier Clip KAM Clip 1 pic4

3.  Then I used a bit of Fabric Tac and folded over an 1" of the ribbon back on itself to reinforce the ribbon and pressed it firmly and let it dry.  Repeat on the opposite end.

No Sew Pacifier Clip KAM Clip 1 pic5

4.  Once dry, I installed a Cap and Socket in each end of the ribbon about 1/2" from the edge.  I used Size 20 snaps for this tutorial but either Size 20 or Size 16 will work great.

No Sew Pacifier Clip KAM Clip 1 pic6

No Sew Pacifier Clip KAM Clip 1 pic7

No Sew Pacifier Clip KAM Clip 1 pic8

5.  On the side that will hold the Enamel Clip I simply folded the ribbon over at the 1" mark and installed a Cap and Stud where it would meet.  I, then, feed the Enamel Clip onto the ribbon and snapped it into place.  It may have been easier to thread on the pacifier clip before installing any Snap parts but I was able to feed it through without much trouble.

No Sew Pacifier Clip KAM Clip 1 pic11

6.  Now on the side where the Pacifier will be attached, adjust the internal snap in a comfortable distance to accommodate the width of the handle.  I went an additional 1/2" for the Pacifier, I used.

No Sew Pacifier Clip KAM Clip 1 pic10

7.  Now snap the Pacifier in place, attach to your child's shirt and go.

8.  Tada!  Happy Snapping!!!


Happy Mother's Day!!! May 08 2016

We hope this finds you having the HANDS DOWN best Mother's Day EVER!!!

With Love,
I Like Big Buttons And All My Little Buttons!

To celebrate Mother's Day, today and tomorrow only, please use coupon code MOMMYLOVE for $10 off of $50 on our website.

Happy Mother's Day to all!!!

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Crafty Saturday! February 20 2016

Working on a project using ILikeBigButtons.com for a new sweet cousin. Can't wait to meet her!!!

#ilikebigbuttons #sootherblanket #pacifierclip #craftsupplies #lazysaturday #kamsnaps #plasticsnaps


15% off End of the Year Sale at ILikeBigButtons.com December 27 2015

The End of the Year is upon us!  As we prepare to welcome the 2016, we wanted to celebrate the last bit of 2015 with a big sale!!! 

15% off of everything in our store on purchases over $25.00 using coupon code:

YEAREND15

(Good through January 3rd, 2016 on our website only.)

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

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An I Like Big Buttons Christmas! Idea #6: How to make a Sensory Ribbon Baby Tag Blanket with KAM Snaps & Pacifier Supplies December 16 2015

Tag Blanket with KAM Snaps and Pacifier Supplies pic 22

Gift Idea #6:  Fun and functional, Sensory Ribbon Tag Blanket with BONUS accessories make a great gift for any sweet little person in your life.  Use KAM Snaps or a KAM Pacifier Clip to make your blanket attachable or unthrowable :).  Add KAM Snaps, MAM Pacifier Rings or Pacifier O-Rings to add a Pacifier holder to your tag blanket.  I used them all :P to show you the different options.

Supplies:

Instructions:

1.  Cut the Fabric and Minky material to 12"x12" squares and cut your mix of ribbon 8 in 5" lengths, 7 in 8" lengths, and 1 in 12" length.  See More

#ilikebigbuttons #kamsnaps #plasticsnaps #sootherblanket #christmasideas

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I Like Big Buttons Storewide 2015 Black Friday Sale!!! November 23 2015

Today will not be known as the Monday before Thanksgiving. It will be known as Black Friday, but still on a Monday!!!  :P  I couldn't resist.  :)  My kids would be so proud.

BLACK FRIDAY is here early!!! Before we prepare to celebrate another amazing Thanksgiving with our family, I wanted to give all of you our Black Friday Deals so you can get started with some great Christmas crafts or for you pre-planners some last minute projects.

Coupon Codes (Good through Cyber Monday 11/30/15 on our website):

BLKFRI5  for 5% off of orders over $25

BLKFRI7 for 7% off of orders over $50

BLKFRI10 for 10% off of orders over $100

BLKFRI15 for 15% off of orders over $200

***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!!!

I Like Big Buttons! and All Buttons big and small :)

KAM Snaps:

IMG_6515

Pacifier Supplies:

All Enamel Clips Angle wide

All KAM Pacifier Clips white background

MAM rings all colors

O ring all colors angle

Cover Buttons:

Cover Buttons green background

Key Fob Hardware:

1.25 INCH key Fobs ebay pics (4x4)

Barrettes:

All Barrettes 14_12_15 side shot

Bobby Pins:

All Bobby Pins 14_12_15 side shot 3

Paper Clips:

Paper clips main pic (4x4)

Earring Supplies:

10mm earring (4x4)

And Much More...


Enamel Pacifier Clip (Random Mix of 50) Giveaway!!! June 01 2015

To celebrate our great NEW colors, we are having a giveaway of a Random Mix of our popular Enamel Clips.  We now carry Enamel Pacifier Clips (metal) in 20 colors!!! Lead Free and Nickel Free Enamel Clips for your craft and clip projects.

We now carry:

B45 - Silver Colored (non-enameled)
B5 - Black
G89 - Milk Chocolate
B41 - Violet
G79 - Lavender
B16 - Royal Blue
B46 - Teal
G96 - Mirror (Light Teal)
B59 - Pool Blue
B14 - Spring Green
B50 - Lime Green
G65 - Grasshopper (Light Green)
B55 - Orange
G106 - Coral
G116 - Lemon Zest
G76 - Butter (Light Yellow)
B38 - Deep Red
G122 - Fuchsia
B57 - Medium Pink
B3 - White (enamel)

The Enamel Pacifier Clips, of course, match up with our I Like Big Buttons! KAM Snaps to make coordinating projects easier. If you haven't had a chance to check them out, please, see them on our website.

Giveaway good until Monday 6/08/2015

ENTER TO WIN HERE:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Use Coupon Code:  COLORLOVE for 10% off your Enamel Clip purchase on our website (Good through 6/12)

We also have Pacifier Clip Tutorials for your use.

Enamel Clips Tight Shot

Enamel Clips Tight Shot with numbers


Adorable Pacifier Clips from House Of Jars May 14 2015

Super cute, pacifier clips from House Of Jars! Thank you for sharing your adorable craftiness! Check out their Etsy shop for more cute options using I Like Big Buttons! supplies.

 


New Spring Colors!!! Enamel Clips, More Colors January 28 2015

We now carry Enamel Pacifier Clips (metal) in 20+ colors!!! Lead Free and Nickel Free Enamel Clips for your craft and clip projects.

We now carry:

  • B45 - Silver Colored (non-enameled)
  • B5 - Black
  • G89 - Milk Chocolate
  • G72 - Chocolate
  • G114 - Grape Soda
  • B41 - Violet
  • G79 - Lavender
  • B48 - Periwinkle
  • B46 - Teal
  • B59 - Pool Blue
  • B14 - Spring Green
  • B50 - Lime Green
  • G65 - Grasshopper (Light Green)
  • G116 - Lemon Zest
  • G76 - Butter (Light Yellow)
  • B38 - Deep Red
  • G97 - Sassy
  • G122 - Fuchsia
  • B57 - Medium Pink
  • B3 - White (enamel)

The Enamel Pacifier Clips, of course, match up with our I Like Big Buttons! KAM Snaps to make coordinating projects easier. If you haven't had a chance to check them out, please, see them on our website.

We also have Pacifier Clip Tutorials for your use.

ILBB website enamel clip side shot

etsy ebay enamel clip numbers

etsy ebay enamel clip colors


 


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

BLACK FRIDAY is here early!!! Before we prepare to celebrate another amazing Thanksgiving with our family, I wanted to give all of you our Black Friday Deals so you can get started with some great Christmas crafts or for you pre-planners some last minute projects.

Coupon Codes (Good through Cyber Monday 12/01/14 on our website):

BLKFRI5  for 5% off of orders over $25

BLKFRI7 for 7% off of orders over $50

BLKFRI10 for 10% off of orders over $100

BLKFRI15 for 15% off of orders over $200

***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!!!

I Like Big Buttons! and All Buttons big and small :)

KAM Snaps:

IMG_6515

Pacifier Supplies:

All Enamel Clips Angle wide

All KAM Pacifier Clips white background

MAM rings all colors

O ring all colors angle

Cover Buttons:

Cover Buttons green background

Key Fob Hardware:

1.25 INCH key Fobs ebay pics (4x4)

Barrettes:

Snap Barrettes All Colors (4x4) tight shot

Bobby Pins:

bobby pins all colors (4x4) tight shot

Paper Clips:

Paper clips main pic (4x4)

Earring Supplies:

10mm earring (4x4)

And Much More...


30 Days of KAM Snaps and Beyond!!! How to make Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips with Cover Buttons, Round Faced Metal Suspender Clips and KAM Snaps September 24 2014

Day #35

How to make a Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips with Cover Buttons, Round Faced Metal Suspender Clips and KAM Snaps

Today I am making Cover Button Pacifier Clips using Round Faced Metal Pacifier Clips (Metal Suspender Clips), Size 36 Cover Buttons, and KAM Snaps, of course ;).  I have had a lot of questions in the last year about how to make these clips so I decided to take it on.  Keep in mind that although I have rough tested these I in no way recommend you leave your baby alone with these as there are small pieces and if not done properly they may come apart and become a choking hazard.  I would recommend these clips under adult supervision only.  The maker and/or parent assumes full responsibility when using these pacifier clips.

That being said I did rough test these and was unable to break them apart after they had proper time to dry and cure.  I didn't take a hammer to them :) but I did my best to undo my hard work and was not able to.

Supplies:

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic title

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic1

Instructions:

1.  Using our Pacifier Clip and Supply Tutorials make either Ribbon or Fabric Pacifier Clips.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic2

2.  Cut your fabric scrap. You will want a circle that is about twice the diameter of your button blank.  I cut out a Piece of Fabric using my Size 36 Template.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic3

3.  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.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic4

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic5

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4.  Place the button front (the domed piece) on top of the fabric. Leave the fabric edges hanging out.  Double check the transparent underside to see if your print is how you would like it.   Then press the cover button fabric edges down into the tool.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic7

5.  Add a dab of E6000 Adhesive to the middle of the cover button cap before installing the Flat Back.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic8

6.  Place the back cover button piece on top of your fabric and button front.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic9

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

8.  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.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic10

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

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic11

10.  Remove the button from the larger assembly tool piece.  Tada!  My Cover Button is ready to be adhered to a Round Faced Metal Clip.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic12

11.  Here a the Cover Buttons I made in just a few minutes.  Seriously easy, fun and so cute!

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic13

12.  Now take the E6000 Adhesive and put a medium size dab of glue on the back of the cover button about 1/2 of what would fill the back area of the back.  This glue is great to work with so don't overly worry about getting the amount right.  I was able to cleanly wipe of any excess off when I put on too much and I was also able to remove the button and add a little more when I under did it.  This glue is very forgiving.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic14

13.  Now place the Cover Button over the Round Faced Metal Pacifier Clips and straighten and center your button.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic15

14.  Press firmly and let set to dry and cure 24-72 hours as recommended by the manufacturer (E6000).

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic16

15.  These are my finished products.  I love them and think they turned out beautifully.  Below are my examples, completed and installed on Pacifier Clips.

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic17

Cover Button Metal Pacifier Clips pic18

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16.  Tada!!!

Disclaimer:  Keep in mind that although I have rough tested these I in no way recommend you leave your baby alone with these as there are small pieces and if not done properly they may come apart and become a choking hazard.  I would recommend these clips under adult supervision only.  The maker and/or parent assumes full responsibility when using these pacifier clips.


Plastic Pacifier Clips and Size 16 KAM Snaps Giveaway!!! September 22 2014

In anticipation of the upcoming Christmas season, we are running another Monday Mix Up Madness Giveaway!

Today, we have 50x Plastic Pacifier Clips and 100 Sets of Size 16 KAM Snaps.  These clips are different than our standard Plastic KAM Clips, they are smaller and made of transparent material.  We purchased them on as a sample to see if they were something we would like to carry.  What better way to see if our customers like them then to give them away! 

These clips are 1 1/4" tall by 1/2" and are great for 3/8" ribbon.  We are also including 10 sets of 10 matching colors for a total of 100 sets of Size 16 KAM snaps, great for 3/8" ribbon pacifier clips and other great ribbon projects.  With some ribbon, you will be able to make 50 complete Pacifier clips with the supplies included.

Enter to win here (Giveaway open through next Monday 9/29):

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Also, if you don’t want to wait, you can get 10% off our Pacifier Supplies on our website with Coupon Code:  PACISUP

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30 Days of KAM Snaps and Beyond!!! How to make a "No Sew" Pacifier Clip with KAM Snaps, MAM Ring or O-Ring and an KAM Plastic Pacifier Clip for Button Style Pacifiers September 05 2014

Day #33

How to make a "No Sew" Pacifier Clip with KAM Snaps, MAM Ring or O-Ring and an KAM Plastic Pacifier Clip for Button Style Pacifiers

Today, I am making a "No Sew" Pacifier Clip for Button Style Pacifiers using our silicone MAM rings and O-Rings.  No sewing necessary!

Supplies for a "No Sew" Pacifier Clip with Button Style Pacifier Adapters:

No Sew Pacifier Clip with MAM O Ring title pic

No Sew Pacifier Clip with MAM O Ring pic 1

No Sew Pacifier Clip with MAM O Ring pic 2

Instructions:

1.  Choose a 7/8" or 3/4" or 1/2" Grosgrain Ribbon, cut a 16" to 18" length of ribbon.  I did some of each size of Grosgrain Ribbon and I cut them 16" long so when they were completed they was approximately 12" long.

No Sew Pacifier Clip with MAM O Ring pic 3

2.  The ribbon I was using was made of polyester so I used a lighter to seal the ends of the ribbon so it doesn't fray.  (If you are unsure, you may want to practice on a scrap piece if this is your first time or you are unsure of the what the material is made of.)

No Sew Pacifier Clip with MAM O Ring pic 4

No Sew Pacifier Clip with MAM O Ring pic 5

3.  Then I used a bit of Fabric Tac and folded over an 2" to 1 1/2" of the ribbon back on itself to reinforce the ribbon and pressed it firmly and let it dry.  Repeat on the opposite end.

No Sew Pacifier Clip with MAM O Ring pic 6

No Sew Pacifier Clip with MAM O Ring pic 7

4.  Once dry, I installed a Cap and Stud in each end of the ribbon about 1/2" from the edge.  Then I installed the Cap and Socket about 1 1/2" apart so that the center of each KAM Snap is about 1 1/2" or more apart.  Any closer and I found I had trouble getting the MAM Ring or O-Ring Adapter to sit neatly inside.  I used Size 20 snaps for this tutorial but either Size 20 or Size 16 will work great.

No Sew Pacifier Clip with MAM O Ring pic 9

No Sew Pacifier Clip with MAM O Ring pic 8

5.  Repeat on the other side, that will hold the Pacifier Clip.  I, then, feed the Pacifier Clip and MAM Ring Adapter onto the ribbon and snapped it into place.  It may have been easier to thread on the pacifier clip before installing any Snap parts but I was able to feed it through without much trouble.

No Sew Pacifier Clip with MAM O Ring pic 10

6.  Tada!  Now time to add the Pacifier.

No Sew Pacifier Clip with MAM O Ring pic 11

No Sew Pacifier Clip with MAM O Ring pic 12

No Sew Pacifier Clip with MAM O Ring pic 13

7.  Simply stretch the MAM Ring or O-Ring around the Button Style Grip on the Pacifier and it will settle behind it and hold the Pacifier securely. Now snap the Pacifier in place, attach to your child's shirt and go.

No Sew Pacifier Clip with MAM O Ring pic 14

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No Sew Pacifier Clip with MAM O Ring pic 17

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8.  As pictured, the O-Rings hold the same way as the MAM Rings only with a more subtle profile.

No Sew Pacifier Clip with MAM O Ring pic 19

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No Sew Pacifier Clip with MAM O Ring pic 21

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9.  Tada!  Happy Snapping!!!


30 Days of KAM Snaps and Beyond!!! How to make a Fabric Pacifier Clip with KAM Snaps, MAM Ring or O-Ring and an KAM Plastic Pacifier Clip for Button Style Pacifiers August 27 2014

Day #32

Making a Fabric Pacifier Clip with KAM Snaps, MAM Ring or O-Ring and an KAM Plastic Pacifier Clip for Button Style Pacifiers

Today, I am making a pretty Fabric Pacifier Clip for Button Style Pacifiers using our silicone MAM rings and O-Rings. Pretty functional :)!!!

Supplies for a Fabric Pacifier Clip with Button Style Pacifier Adapters:

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Instructions:

1.  Choose a piece of Fabric, cut it to the dimensions: 14" x 3 1/2", the finished product once ironed, folded and sewn will be approximately 7/8" wide x 12" long.

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2.  Fold both 3 1/2" wide ends in 1/4" and iron flat.

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3.  Now fold and iron the fabric in half the long way (14" length).

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4.  Then fold and iron again, bringing the outer edges to the middle "iron line" and iron along those edges. Repeat on other side.

5.  Re-iron the seam so that the Fabric is smooth and flat, it should now be 13 1/2" long x 7/8" wide.

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6.  Open the top of the Fabric strip and trim the excess internal fabric at an angle so that there is less chance of the ends peeking out when sewn together.  Repeat on the other end.

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7.  Pin the Fabric strip in a couple places to keep it in place.

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8.   Sew a 1/8" seam all the way around the piece making sure to back stitch at the start and finish to set the seam.

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9.  Now installed a Cap and Stud about 1/2" from the edge and the mating Cap and Socket about 1 1/2" later so that the center of the two KAM Snap parts are about 1 1/2" or more apart.  Any closer and I found I had trouble getting the MAM Ring or O-Ring Adapter to sit neatly inside.   I used Size 20 snaps for this tutorial but either Size 20 or Size 16 will work great.

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10.  Repeat on the other side, that will hold the Pacifier Clip.  I, then, feed the Pacifier Clip and MAM Ring Adapter onto the ribbon and snapped it into place.  It may have been easier to thread on the pacifier clip before installing any Snap parts but I was able to feed it through without much trouble.

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11.  Tada!  Now time to add the Pacifier.

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12.  Simply stretch the MAM Ring or O-Ring around the Button Style Grip on the Pacifier and it will settle behind it and hold the Pacifier securely. Now snap the Pacifier in place, attach to your child's shirt and go.

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13.  As pictured, the MAM Rings hold the same way as the O-Rings only with a less subtle profile.

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14.  Tada!  Happy Snapping!!!


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Will you choose:

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O-Rings - Button Style Pacifier Adapters in 14 colors!!! August 15 2014

Have you noticed!?! We now carry O-Rings - Button Style Pacifier Adapters in 14 colors!!! Color makes me so happy !

O-Rings are great for attaching your pacifier holders to MAM, Gerber Nuk, Razbaby, and most other button style pacifiers. These rings are made of food grade silicone and are BPA free.

We now carry:

Clear
White
Violet
Dark Lavender
Light Navy
Pastel Blue
Turquoise
Apple Green
Lemon Lime
Orange
Red
Magenta
Rosie Pink
Light Pink

If you haven't had a chance to check them out.

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