Fabric-Covered Buttons from the Flower Power Challenge

comments (14) October 13th, 2008 in gallery     

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LollyChops LollyChops, member
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I made these flowers using fabric-covered buttons purchased from J. Caroline Creative and Prima Paper Flowers and felt flowers from Making Memories. These are simple and affordable to make and really have a lot of impact in my projects. I use them on my handmade cards, as push pins for my cork board (with a tack added of course), and as adornments for lots of my sewing projects. I like to find ways to combine my fabric stash with some of my scrapbooking embellies. It's fun and I get to play with items from both hobbies at the same time!

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Comments (14)

susan72 writes: Very cute, useable on a lot of thing Thank You for sharing
Posted: 9:15 pm on September 8th
52Bonnie writes: how do you make these
Posted: 11:28 am on June 7th
ArtInspiredGifts writes: My two granddaughter 5 and 7 would love these added to hair clips or made into pins to wear. Nice work. Thank you for the pop of bright colors. Camille

Posted: 11:48 pm on February 2nd
TeaRoseHome writes: So pretty, I love your work!
Posted: 12:13 am on February 14th
vintageinspiration writes: Very cute idea. I make fabric buttons and am curious - what size are the buttons? Were these metal shank buttons? Did you snip off the shank? What glue did you use? I'll have to look into this type of craft for my buttons, too. Thank you. www.vintageinspiration.etsy.com
Posted: 10:17 pm on February 10th
ragdoll272 writes: Oh these are just great . Will use the ideal in my scapbooking. Thanks
Posted: 7:29 pm on February 9th
Anasofia writes: I love them!
Im doing a scrapbook, and Im definitely going to do them for the cover!
Thank You!
Posted: 3:11 pm on December 7th
Natuchin writes: Love them! They're gorgeous!!
Posted: 7:17 pm on October 24th
Lolos writes: Wow wonderful flowers! Lovely colors.... :-)
Posted: 12:01 am on October 15th
IndependentReign writes: So colorful and pretty. Nick work!
Posted: 11:27 am on October 14th
Sofia_crochetgourmet writes: Absolutely love those flowers! I use a lot of fabric-covered buttons on my projects too and tinhk that they always add that extra something to my crochet brooches!

Thanks for sharing these fabulous pictures!

Happy crafting,


Posted: 9:26 am on October 14th
Janesdesigns writes: Soooo pretty!! I'm going to have to give these a try.
Posted: 1:15 am on October 14th
LollyChops writes: Hi 4RS! I do not have to stiffen the felt. I use all kinds of felt (seriously). I have found that pretty much any felt will work (you do need to use felt glue though) or nothing will stick to it.

Yes I do have a blog..
You can find it here: http://www.lollychops.com.

Thanks for looking!

Posted: 11:54 pm on October 13th
The4Rs writes: love the flowers! Do you need to stiffen the felt at all? What kind do you use, recycled stuff or wool?
Thanks for your response, do you also have a blog?
Mine is http://the4rsRamblings.blogspot.com
Posted: 5:23 pm on October 13th
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