Attach Spare Buttons to Cardboard

Here is a tip I hope that everyone can use. Whenever you buy new clothing, you will almost, always get a extra button in case you lose one.


Well, I was always losing the extra button, until I came up with this idea. I take the extra button and sew it on to a card or a piece of cardboard. That way I still have the button and I can match it up the garment with the missing button.

For extra added insurance, you write a little note to remind yourself where the button belongs (just in case you have two or more of the same buttons).

By Georgetta from Waterloo, IA

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October 6, 20080 found this helpful

Why don't you sew it to the garment in an inconspicuous place and forget the card?

Susan in Omaha

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By Lisa from Lena, WI. (Guest Post)
October 22, 20080 found this helpful

I sew mine to the inside side seams.

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