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Sunday, January 13, 2013

Fabric Button Earrings // DIY

It has been a while since the last post, but I decided to take a little break from blogging over the holidays to spend time with family. But alas, I have returned! 

You may also notice the little facelift. So I haven't been completely lazy over break.

Today we are making fabric button earrings!

If you have zero crafting skill whatsoever, keep reading! This is the perfect project for the anti-crafters out there.








I love the vintage look of them.

Keep reading to learn how to make these beauts!



SUPPLIES:
-Fabric (two ~2"x2" scraps are all you need!)
-Fabric button making kit (~$3.00 at craft stores)
-Earring stud backs
-E-6000 glue
-On hand: pliers, scissors



HOW:

1. Cut fabric to the circle pattern on the fabric button kit.

2, 3, 4. Follow instructions on kit to make the button (picture of instructions shown below).


5. Using pliers, take the little piece of metal off the back that would normally be used to sew the button on.


6. Using E-6000 (or your preferred) glue, attach the earring backs to the buttons. Allow to dry overnight.


And that's it! I told ya it was easy, didn't I?

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11 comments:

  1. So cute! I want to make some now!

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  2. What a cute project! I love it so much that I decided to feature it in our roundup of scrap fabric crafts! Check it out here: http://www.favecraftsblog.com/scrap-fabric-crafts/

    Have a great day!

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  3. these are SOO cute and makes me think, maybe i can make them lol. I love these kinds of earrings too :)

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    1. I bet you could! They really are very easy, I promise :) Be sure to let me know if you try it out!

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