From now on, I'm going to sew the extra buttons that come with clothing onto an inconspicuous place on the clothing! That way, if a button gets lost, I'll immediately know where to look for a replacement!
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Put clear nail polish on the inside of a new clothing item's buttons threads and never lose a button again.
Most buttons are done in a factory by machine and they aren't backstitched to prevent the button from coming lose. A few dabs of clear nail polish on the threads that are holding the button on, will stop your buttons from falling off. I have yet to lose a button!
what you need......Chenille stems / Buttons / Mini googly / eyes Glue
Bend the end of a chenille stem so the buttons don't fall off. Hand the stem and a pile of buttons to your child. He/she will know what to do! I was surprised myself! After the "body" is done, bend the rest of the chenille stem to make the head. Make a loop around the bottom to form a mouth. Glue
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