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Thread: Yo Yos my mother made

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    Senior Member Crazy Quiltin Robin's Avatar
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    while cleaning up after my mom passed I found these pillow tops my momom made and was putting together ... I would like your opinion of how to attach them to the velvet, they seem to be made from silk ties .... should I fasten the yo yos to the velvet with the gold buttons ....or just put them on plain?????? all comments will be appreicated thanks

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    Super Member LindaM's Avatar
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    I LOVE the buttons - adds so much interest!

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    Those are beautiful!! The buttons are lovely, I would continue to put them on the rest of the yo yo's also.

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    Your mom's yoyo's are lovely.... I prefer them button free. Are you planning on making pillows with them, like your mom started?

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    Either way would look lovely. I think the buttons sure dress them up!

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    Both would work but those buttons make the yoyo's pop! I really like it much more with the buttons. There's an Etsy site that sells just vintage buttons. You could find some from a particular era--Victorian, 1950's, art deco, etc. You might want to check it out.

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    Wow now those are pretty , I think the buttons give it a
    classic look :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrendaY
    Your mom's yoyo's are lovely.... I prefer them button free. Are you planning on making pillows with them, like your mom started?
    there are 3 tops so there will be 3 pillows ...... and thanks my mom was so creative and I miss her so much

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    I think that I like them without the buttons. The pillows I've seen do not have the yo yos attached, only caught in the seams around the four edges after they have been stitched together.

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    I really like the buttons

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    wow those are beautiful!!! i like the buttons - they seem to add to the richness of them. if you were planning on making a wall hanging of some sort leave them on. but if you were going to use them as pillows i might be tempted to go without the buttons.

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    Those are lucious looking and I like the buttons on.

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    very nice love yoyoS

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    I like the buttons too....

    :thumbup: :thumbup:

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    I love buttons and something in the middle of the yo yo. I am working on a quilt right now where I have put various sizes of yo yo's on the border and have sewn in a pearl bead so that the centers look more like the flowers I want them too.

    Those yo yos are so beautiful and I am sure she didn't have the new plastic yo yo templates to quickly stitch them together like I do to make it go quicker and easier. What a treasure to find.

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    I agree that the buttons really dress these yo-yo's up. I would use them for at least one pillow top, especially if you use velvet....

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