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Are you a button lover? Have you ever wondered how buttons are made? This informative video from the TV series, How It’s Made, shows three methods of plastic button production. So sit back and relax for a few minutes while … Continue reading
Take a look at this wonderful jacket from the 1940′s! This is definitely a case of the buttons making the jacket. These appear to be simple shell buttons, but they must number in the hundreds. I … Continue reading
I’m an avid knitter, and I love it when a garment calls for buttons, because I get to choose some from our collection. I recently hit upon a match made in heaven: This is our Tessera button in deep turquoise. … Continue reading
In existence for eons, metal buttons are as popular today as ever. We keep a broad assortment on hand to match the styles of a wide variety of garments. Many of our popular metal buttons are adorned with an image … Continue reading
Fall has firmly settled in and our thoughts have turned to cozy garments to ward off the chill. We continue to see shawl pins as closures for cardigans, in addition to their more traditional use on wraps and scarves. Last … Continue reading
We love the look of horn toggles on a coat, jacket or cardigan. Wool, leather, sweater knits – all look great with the touch of an organic ornament. We’ve just received two toggle styles from Germany. Carved from natural horn, … Continue reading
It’s like Christmas in September here, with new buttons arriving weekly. We’ve just posted several to the web site that are perfect for the upcoming coat season. You may be especially interested in these if you’re participating in our current … Continue reading
Vintage sewing is undoubtedly a trend that is here to stay. Everywhere we look in the sewing world, retro is happening. There’s nothing like authentic vintage buttons to complete the look. Not easily come by, we are proud to be … Continue reading