10 Things to Make with Fabric Buttons

Fabric covered buttons are a fun alternative to paper buttons and can be especially eye-catching.

There are lots of choices when it comes to fabric buttons; today we share 10 ideas with you:



• Embroidered pocket mirrors
• Purse hangers (using a flat back button)
• Embellished shoe charms and flip-flops
• Spruce up ID badges for nurses or teachers by adding a badge reel



• Cross stitch a pin back button

• Reward students and contest winners with Award ribbons

• Decorative flower brooches (or hats or pterodactyls)




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• Super cute ponytail holders (to match school uniforms)

• How about a zipper pull?

• Embroider a monogram keychain or single initial for a necklace

• Wouldn’t an embroidered snowflake be gorgeous on a Christmas ornament?


So there are 10 quick ideas on making fabric buttons. What crafty ideas can you come up with?

Until next time, Happy Button Making!

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By Brighid Brown, Director of Blogging and All Things Cool at ABM