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Thread: Making Button Bracelets

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    Making Button Bracelets

    I learned about clear elastic cord from youtube last week and had to get some to try it out. I have a ton of buttons I bought last year and it's time to use some up. Here are two bracelets I made last night.

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    Love the bracelets and the buttons!

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    how fun
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    those are adorable.

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    That's very clever.
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    Clever, a great way to use up buttons.
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    very pretty, and it's a great idea, even for the kids.
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    Wow they are so cute. Great job.

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    Very cute! Love the idea

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    Thanks for the idea, I have a ton of buttons and was going to donate them. Now I think I'll keep them and make these with the little girl next door. I babysit her every now and then and this would be perfect. She's 7, so old enough not to put them in her mouth.

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    What pretty bracelets. Nice job, and I love the buttons on the second bracelet.

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    Any hints on tying off the plastic cord? I tie the knot and it is super loose. Just can't get it.
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    I love them. Where did you find such awesome buttons?
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    Super cute and clever!
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    Very clever. Thank you for sharing.

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    I found the small wooden colorful buttons at Amazon and the red solid buttons at Artist Supply Source.

    The videos I found suggested tying a surgeons knot in the elastic. You make a regular knot but you keep winding the ends around a couple more times. I think I wound the ends around more than 3 times. Then you make a regular knot on top of that to make sure it is secure.

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    Cute bracelets.....

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    Love them...very nice.....

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