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Button Bangles: Off the Cuff

Dec 20, 2008
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A ribbon cuff is a great way to show off a collection of vintage buttons.

by the editors of Threads
an excerpt from Sew Stylish: Gifts to Make (October 2007)

A ribbon cuff is a great way to show off a collection of vintage buttons. Cut a wide ribbon to wrist-length, plus one inch. Turn under and stitch the ends, then follow the directions below.

Ribbon loop1. Hand-sew a small button to one end of the cuff, and a corresponding loop of 1/4-inch-wide ribbon to the other end.Overlap the buttons2. Then sew each vintage button on by hand. Overlap slightly, as shown.

Photos: Sloan Howard

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  1. amdnarg February 3rd

    this is wonderful idea!!!

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