Tip for Saving Buttons

If you plan on making a shirt that has buttons on it into a rag, be sure to the take buttons off. Buttons serve no purpose on a rag and you can use the buttons for something else. Once you have taken all the buttons off, sew them all together so that you will have a matching set. This is much better than tossing them into a jar and having to sift through buttons for a matching set.

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Tip for Saving Buttons

You could also thread the buttons on a twisty tie (recycled from the bread). The twisty is stiff enough to thread the buttons easily and is quicker than threading a needle. (06/22/2004)

By Cheryl

Tip for Saving Buttons

I thread mine on to a large safety pin. (03/15/2006)

By Cheryl from Missouri

Tip for Saving Buttons

Good common sense! This is what we need more of now, in this economic down turn with the economy struggling. Thank You! (01/12/2009)

By bluegirl

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