When a certain big Swedish apparel retailer decided to offer a home collection including a hand drawn looking button pillow, it started my wheels turning. It looked completely DIY-able and the collection isn't available in the United States so, what the heck. Here is a step-by-step
Maybe you've covered store-bought buttons; maybe you've even made your own buttons, but have you ever made your own button loops?
I was cruising around a local rock and roll boutique, and I found a set of buttons made from pennies: $1.99 for 3. Cool, I thought, but a penny should cost 1¢, not 67. A DIY project for sure.
Handful of coins
Electric drill or drill press
1/16” drill bit
Scrap hard wood
Small clamps (optional)
Needle and thread
1. Grab a handful of coins. Scour the bottom of your coin...