An I Like Big Buttons Christmas! Idea #14: How To Make Fabric Cover Button Push Pins December 14 2017

Gift Idea #14:

These Fabric Cover Button Push Pins make charming home accents for your cork or inspiration board. I am absolutely in love with their bright colors and functionality! These embellished Fabric Push Pins will jazz up your loved one's organization. :) I use mine to get more organized with my kiddos paperwork, schedules, and notes that I need to keep track of. 


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I Like Big Buttons! - How To Make Fabric Cover Button Push Pins July 11 2017

Today I am making Fabric Cover Button Push Pins for my cork boards. I am 'trying' to get more organized with my kiddos paperwork, schedules, and notes that I need to keep track of. The cork boards are up, and now I just need some cute embellished Fabric Push Pins to jazz up my organization. :)


1.  Cut your fabric scrap. You will want a circle that is about twice the diameter of your button blank. *TIP* Our All-In-One Cover Button Template makes creating the right size circle of fabric a breeze.

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.

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

4.  Press the cover button edges down into the tool. *TIP* To make it easier on my fingers, I use a sharpie marker to apply pressure.

5.  Place the back cover button piece on top of your fabric and button front. *TIP* 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.

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. *TIP* I often use a flat piece of wood to apply pressure, again to save my fingers. It also helps to avoid the button back going in at an angle.

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

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

10.  Tada! Now to attach it to the Thumb Tack and make a Fabric Cover Button Push Pin.

11.  Apply E6000 to back of Cover Button.

12.  Center and press Thumb Tack into place and remove any extra Adhesive.

13.  Let dry and enjoy. Tada, tada!!! So Cute!!!

To see other great Fabric Cover Button ideas, visit our DIY Project section here.


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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"

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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.

Fabric Cover Button Push Pins April 15 2014

How to Make Cover Button Push Pins:


  • 1 Completed Flat Back Fabric Cover Button (Size 20 through Size 30 all work great)
  • 1 Thumb Tack
  • E6000 or comparable adhesive


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

2.  Apply E6000 to back of Cover Button.

3.  Center and press Thumb Tack into place and remove any extra Adhesive.

4.  Let dry and enjoy.

5.  Tada!

You are done! Use to add style to your message or cork board. Enjoy!

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