Sunday, December 29, 2013

Evening Star Button Club Christmas Party & Handmade Button-related Gifts

Each year our local Evening Star Button Club gathers to share a Christmas party and button-related handmade gifts.

 If you'd like to see and read more about it, please click here to view it on my
 Vintage Connections blog.

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Buttons For Earwarmers

Hi there~
I have been knitting so much -and crocheting too-an awful lot of gifts for the Holidays!!

I made up these 2 earwarmers~ ( a free pattern you can find on ravelry)

I was looking for the perfect button to add to these, when I remembered some buttons I won from fellow Button Floozie, McAnaraks...(You can see that post here, and here's another post about their buttons here).

I thought I would need to find a button with a shank for the loop to fit securely around, and these didn't have one... but I thought they were too perfect for the headbands, so when I went to stitch them on, I just when up through the underside of the headband with the yarn, through the first and second hole, then wrapped the yarn around those 2 threads underneath the buttons, to make the buttons sit higher and make a sort of shank, and then took the yarn back to the underside of the headband and wove in the ends~Perfect!

Friday, December 13, 2013

Buttons on my tree, take two

Snowman, by me.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Button beauty on my tree

(a creation/gift from Linda)
I'll bet you have some button beauty on your tree, too.  Do show us!

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Christmas button creations

Christmas market cuteness!
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