What is a metal fatback? What is a plastic medallion button? How are they different and what can you use them for? It is confusing, why do you offer both styles? What is a crimp die adapter used for? We get these questions quite frequently so we thought we would put together a quick history and tutorial for our followers.
Tag Archives: button accessories
How to Make a Mirror Button
Making a mirror back button using a favorite photo or fabric is fun and very easy to do! You might have heard them referred to before as a pocket mirror or purse mirror. Our complete mirror button sets include everything you need to make a mirror back button, Mylar, Front Shell, Collet Back, Mirror Shim and Genuine Glass Mirror.
How to Wear a Button Without Pins! or Mag Tags – What are they?
Last week we began our month long series on March Magnets and focused on our super-strong Ceramic Magnets.
This week we are focusing on customer inquiries and here is one from the frequent flier file. How can I wear a button without putting a hole in my shirt? Or, sweater or coat or, well you get the idea. The answer is… drum roll please… Mag Tags. Never heard of them? Well then, you’re in for a treat.
Surprise your special someone with a heart-shaped button for Valentine’s Day!
Don’t look now, but Valentine’s Day is almost exactly a month away.
That’s right, you’ve barely had a chance to take a breath from the wild and crazy Thanksgiving-Christmas-New Years triumverate that ends the year before the first big holiday of the new year is just around the corner. (And, *ahem*, guys…we’re really talking to you here. We know the ladies know that Valentine’s Day is on its way. So make sure that you do too.)
The question is: what can you do for your special someone this year that will be sweet, sentimental, and original? Luckily, we’re here to help. And the answer is our heart accent rings, which enable you to make lovely heart-shaped buttons for Valentine’s Day!
New Product Announcement: Black Velvet Gift Bag and DIY Foldable Purse Hanger
Thanksgiving is over, Christmas is just around the corner, and we’re back with yet another announcement of new products!
This time we have two fun, useful new accessories for your button making and gift-giving pleasure.
Button University Lesson 9: Fabric Button Machines and Systems
Welcome back to another installment of Button University Lessons! In Lesson 8, we showed you some quick videos and outlined step-by-step button making guidelines, reconfirming the simplicity and speed of our machines. Today, we are going to talk a little bit about fabric covered buttons.
Our Fabric Button Machine allows you to make your own fabric buttons or ponytail holders! In fact, Using our large eyelet two-piece button sets, fabric covered buttons can be attached to shoe laces, flip flops, shoe charms, hair ties & more!
There are a couple of machines that we have that will cater to whatever needs you have. Here are the details on those machines.