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Chinese ball buttons

Denise_Sherwood | Posted in The Archives on

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Please would someone give me the instructions for making Chinese ball buttons? Or failing this, the name of a well-known book where I can find them. I’m in Australia.

Denise.

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  1. Jean_ | | #1

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    Shirley Adams can...

    1. sanderson | | #2

      *Those are very clear directions. Try making the buttons from shoe laces or climbing rope remnants (very colorful).

      1. RichNDoz | | #3

        *I would like to know how to complete the frog closure if you're using Chinese ball buttons as part of a frog. These are GREAT instructions, by the way.

        1. karen_morris_ | | #4

          *awhile ago, Threads had an article on making 4 different types of frog closures, by Nancy Nehring. if you have back issues available (or at the library?), try issue 58, pp. 32 - 35 (April/May 1995). Nancy also wrote some great articles about making buttons.

          1. Jean_ | | #5

            *Here's a video on the simplest frog closure you can make...

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