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Left behind children welcome the New Year by ‘painting’ monkey with buttons
- People's Daily Online

Left behind children welcome the New Year by ‘painting’ monkey with buttons<br/> - People's Daily Online | Buttons | Scoop.it

On Dec. 30, under the guidance of their teacher, 14 left behind children in Haikou Primary School

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If you scroll through to the 2nd photo you can see they are actually working with buttons.

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Rabbi Benjamin's Buttons

A loving congregation gives their rabbi a special holiday vest! But after feasting thru Rosh Hashanah, Sukkot, Chanukah, & Passover...the rabbi's vest POPS!
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you gotta love a good button book!

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成龍 Jackie Chan - Photos du journal | Facebook

成龍 Jackie Chan - Photos du journal | Facebook | Buttons | Scoop.it
Only 33,000 recycled buttons.... :p amazing!
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"Only 33,000 buttons!"

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Creative Ideas with buttons

Creative Ideas with buttons. Images selected from search engines and/or free sources. Sources: Flickr.com/Ivella Etsy.com/tracybdesigns Etsy.com/Ffflowers, ...
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Some cute stuff here!

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Use a Toothpick to Sew Buttons to Sit Properly

Use a Toothpick to Sew Buttons to Sit Properly | Buttons | Scoop.it
Sewing a button seems like a simple task, but if you’re not careful, sewing it on without spacing it properly will make your clothes tight and the button difficult to open and close..
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Buttons and beaux: Fashion archive, 26 May 1973

Buttons and beaux: Fashion archive, 26 May 1973 | Buttons | Scoop.it
26 May 1973: Buttons are a mirror not only of fashion but also of social custom
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Creative Ideas with buttons

Creative Ideas with buttons. Images selected from search engines and/or free sources. Sources: Flickr.com/Ivella Etsy.com/tracybdesigns Etsy.com/Ffflowers, ...
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In Paris, a New Exhibition Buttons Up

In Paris, a New Exhibition Buttons Up | Buttons | Scoop.it
“Déboutonner la Mode” at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs explores the fastener’s history and uses, from the Enlightenment to Elsa Schiaparelli.
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Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons Activities - Intentional By Grace

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons Activities - Intentional By Grace | Buttons | Scoop.it
Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons activities for toddlers and preschoolers.
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We love Pete the Cat

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#OPORTOCOOL on Instagram: “Buttons all over #porto #oportocool #cool #city #urban #citybreak #igers_porto”

#OPORTOCOOL on Instagram: “Buttons all over #porto #oportocool #cool #city #urban #citybreak #igers_porto” | Buttons | Scoop.it
“Buttons all over #porto #oportocool #cool #city #urban #citybreak #igers_porto”
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How cute is this! A button covered scooter! :)

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colleen on Twitter

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After about 13 hours of hard work this is the result. 18x24 self portrait collage of buttons + beads. pic.twitter.com/iVKoxxPrCf
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ClassicPics sur Twitter

ClassicPics sur Twitter | Buttons | Scoop.it
The T-shirt was invented in 1904 and was marketed to bachelors who couldn't sew or replace buttons. pic.twitter.com/qEXCxEo5wh
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Really! Every man should know how to sew on a button! This is a basic life skill that every Mother should teach her son. lol

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Buttons

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As long as human beings have needed to keep their clothing fastened, buttons have been there to do the work. Buttons can be made out of just...
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How to sew on a button - Easy sewing buttons

How to sew on a button - Easy sewing buttons Sewing a shank button is pretty close to the same technique as sewing on a flat button, so do not fear the shank.
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Quick Tip: Make a Set of Cool Crochet Buttons | Crafttuts+

Quick Tip: Make a Set of Cool Crochet Buttons | Crafttuts+ | Buttons | Scoop.it

In this tutorial we’ll be making some cute and easy crochet buttons. The pattern uses US terms and stitches include -

double crochet (dc); chain (ch); and a magic ring.


Via treasured patterns
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The crochet buttons is too cute and easy!  So many uses a fantastic embellishment for any handmade item.

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Four Groovy Buttons

Pete Four Groovy Buttons (with friends)
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Pete the Cat and his Four Groovy Buttons : This is a great book for kids, but the song will keep repeating over and over in your head!

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How It's Made 404 Conga Drums - Metal Plating - Buttons

How It's Made 404 Conga Drums - Metal Plating - Buttons How It's Made 404 Conga Drums - Metal Plating - Buttons How It's Made 404 Conga Drums - Metal .
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Long video, but it's interesting. The How it's Made Button segment starts at 10:40, I suggest you skip ahead. lol

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Gitana Project - Create Fun with everyday items! – These... | Facebook

Create Fun with everyday items! – These original pieces were created utilizing discarded buttons.
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Ran Hwang sculptural art

Ran Hwang sculptural art | Buttons | Scoop.it
“Ran Hwang is best known for her large-scale wall installations in which buttons, beads, pins, and threads on wood panels form images”
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Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum | Buttons | Scoop.it
“This incredible contemporary work references the wonderful rooftops in Korean architecture, here made out of thousands of buttons.
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Dakota Johnson Sure Does Love Her Buttons—See the Evidence!

Dakota Johnson Sure Does Love Her Buttons—See the Evidence! | Buttons | Scoop.it
Dakota Johnson's Fifty Shades of Grey alter ego may prefer ties and, ahem, other hardware, but as...
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At the Fall/Winter 2015 Shows, Designers Are Pushing Buttons

At the Fall/Winter 2015 Shows, Designers Are Pushing Buttons | Buttons | Scoop.it
Oversize buttons are shaping up to be fall wardrobe fixtures.
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Incredible Spatial Sculptures Using Colorful Suspended Buttons

Incredible Spatial Sculptures Using Colorful Suspended Buttons | Buttons | Scoop.it
Miami-based artist Augusto Esquivel realistically duplicates objects by suspending thousands of sewing buttons on mere strings.
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