Buttons can be delightful accents for many projects! To create a coordinating embellishment, gather scraps of fabric and purchase a covered button kit.

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Materials

  • Pusher
  • Back (Button Back)
  • Shell (Button Top)
  • Fabric
  • Mold

Make a Covered Button

1. Follow covered button kit packaging instructions to create a template (one may be included). Trace circle template onto fabric.

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2. Cut out traced circle on outer line.

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3. Center fabric circle, print side down, over mold. Hold fabric firmly, and press button shell into mold with smooth, curved edge facedown.

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4. Tuck cut edges of fabric into button shell. Place button back atop over fabric-covered shell.

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5. Center pusher over button back. Press down with pusher to snap together button pieces.

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6. When you feel the "snap," remove button from mold.

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