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Thread: Embroidered button collection display

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    Embroidered button collection display

    Years ago, I bought a bunch of pewter buttons at a liquidation sale of a boutique. I have been wanting to display them, but could not decide how. I am now teaching myself to digitize, so I made a button card applique. Because the buttons have a shank and are heavy, if I just sewed them to fabric, they would droop, so I digitized small buttonholes to put them through, and then on the back I just put a piece of pipe cleaner through the shank. I then did an envelope style back in case I ever need to remove a button.
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    Very clever, great method to display your collection
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    ​Cute collection!

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    I second the clever part. Neat looking buttons. BrendaK
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    Cute buttons and a wonderful way to display them!

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    Clever! Very cute

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    I really think you displayed them to the maximum viewing with your button cards! How cute and what a great idea.
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    Great idea..
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    good idea better then a bar of buttons

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    great display! love all of your fancy buttons. they are beautiful
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    Very nice and much better than having all the buttons dumped in a jar in the cabinet and never seen.

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    What a good idea! Your work is awesome!
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    Neat collection and congratulations on a good solution to the hanging problem, not only good, great.
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    Very cllever idea. Lovely collection.
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    Love your collection and the way you are displaying them, cleaver idea.
    I don't know how to do that.....YET!
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    Nice collection...

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