That experience created a button addiction that is in full swing.
On my post of 4/29/08 I expressed concern that I might need some kind of a self help group in the future.
Nanette did a tutorial on covered buttons and sent us to a site where we can buy the pieces in bulk. I immediately ordered 100 size 60 (1 1/2") because they were less expensive per button when purchased in 100. I went to www.coverbuttons.com
*Make sure to order the gadget to put them together. It's sold separately.
One hundred buttons sounded like so many at the time. Now I'm wondering if I will need more.
I'm having too much fun.
It's an illness, I tell you.
I saw this fabric and thought of my girlfriend Judi who has, as she says "A Shoe Disorder".
I made one into a pin by gluing a clasp on the back.
Think of all the places to use buttons and clasps. The possibilities are endless.
These came from a small swatch of vintage fabric.
I am looking at all of my quilt fabric with a different eye. This was in my stash. I see new potential, don't you?
I even have friends who are supplying my addiction. Ricci brought this back from a trade show.
This just came in the mail from my friend Janean who reads my blog and knows what I like.
Aren't these people called ENABLERS?
(Stop. Don't. Stop. Don't stop.)
I'm still not sure what I am going to do with all these buttons. Some will go on purses. Some will go on baby dresses. Some will be given away to friends.
For now they are going into this beautiful white dish that Judi gave me for my birthday.
I think they look happy just playing together.