Thursday, March 06, 2008

More pendants

I had the urge on the weekend to make more button pendants.

As much as I love the pendants, I think I really just like sifting through my disgustingly large button collection. Please don't read that wrong. As far as I'm concerned, you can NEVER have too many buttons!!!!



I'm especially proud of this one:



I have been wanting to make fabric-covered button pendants for a while now, but I couldn't figure out how to attach the bail. The back of a fabric-covered button has a big indent, so the bail won't fit. A light bulb went off and I realized if I glued a flat button to the back of the fabric-covered button, it would create a flat back allowing me to glue on the bail. It worked! So you can expect more fabric-covered button pendants in my future.

I'm actually wearing that pendant today :)

11 comments:

lera said...

ACK!!!! I love those!!!! Thanks for my bails! I am making some. Maybe today!!!

beki said...

Karyn, we're on the same wavelength - I just got some bails in the mail this week! I can't wait to get started making some button pendants.

Mary Sarah said...

These are cool! I think they'd be great for summer!!

Chara Michele said...

I love these, especially the fabric covered one! So cute :)

Jess said...

Oh, I hope some of those fabric-covered button pendants turn up on your Etsy shop!

quenna said...

Wonderful! Don't you just love it when you figure something out :)

Sarah said...

This is awesome! I can't wait to see more.

Kim Bates said...

I love these- what glue do you use? I have some buttons that I just can't part with and this would be perfect...I could wear them! Grerat idea!!!! Thanks!

Felicia said...

You're very clever. And those pendents turned out fabulous.

cici said...

lovely lovely lovely.

yes, what kind of glue do you use? e6000?

Regina said...

These are so pretty! I love that fabric covered one!!