Posts Tagged ‘buttons’

CrafTATstic: Crafty Tattoos: ohsweetie’s Sewing Chest Piece

We’re reviving one of my favorite things here on the Craftster blog… our monthly showcase of awesome crafty tattoos!! Here is ohsweetie‘s homage to sewing, complete with sewing scissors, buttons, needles, and the ubiquitous tomato pincushion. It’s gorgeous! I’m particularly fond of the placement of the scissors! Do you have a crafty tattoo? Share it [...]

CrafTATstic Crafty Tattoos – spunkybubble’s Button, Needle, & Thread

Member spunkybubbles says she loves buttons and hand-sewing so of course she got a button sewn onto her wrist! I love the colors and the placement and… just everything about it! Have a crafty tat? Share it here and you might be featured!

CrafTATstic: Crafty Tattoos – aphrasdaughter’s Fairy on a Spool

This tattoo isn’t exactly a crafty cover-up as much as it is a super crafty addition! The fairy had been on aphrasdaughter for about 10 years and almost got covered up, until aphra had an epiphany: add a spool and buttons! The finished addition looks wonderful with the original tat. Aphrasdaughter says, “I like that [...]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Homemade Hot Chocolate, Crafty Jewelry, and More

The Week in DIY: Homemade Hot Chocolate, Crafty Jewelry, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite craft projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. 5 Crafty Ways to Turn Buttons into Accessories Turn loose or extra buttons into brooches, bobby pins, bracelets, and other [...]

CrafTATstic: Crafty Tattoos – Mansonette’s Crafty Collection

Check out mansonette‘s gorgeous crafty supplies tattoo! Not only does it encompass some of her crafting loves (crochet and sewing) and have a fantastic banner, but each of the buttons represents a member of her immediate family. Awwww! What an awesome crafty tat!

Winner of Craft Challenge #37 – Decorate with Buttons

This month, our challenge was Decorate with Buttons. The challenge was to decorate an existing item in any room of your home with, you guessed it, BUTTONS! I have been looking forward to this challenge for quite some time because I just adore buttons. They come in so many colors, shapes and sizes. They’re just, [...]

Craft Challenge #37, Decorate with Buttons – Time to Vote!

Craft Challenge #37, Decorate with Buttons is ready for your vote! Check out all of the entries here http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?board=424.0 Vote now through April 12.

Craft Challenge #38 Announced – Eggcellent Upcycling

Craft Challenge #38 has been announced! It’s titled Eggcellent Upcycling and entries are due May 1 – May 5. Read all about it here. Also be sure to get your entries in for Challenge #37, Decorate with Buttons . Entries are due now through April 5. Here are all of the details. Happy crafting!

Craftster and Standard Recording Rocked SXSW

Craftster and Standard Recording threw a party at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas this past weekend, and had a blast! Jungrrl and Batgirl went down to work the party, along with our wonderful moderator and local Austinite, Superstitch. We enjoyed the Texas hospitality, the craziness of SXSW, and the warm weather very much. We [...]

Craft Challenge #37 Announced – Decorate with Buttons

Craft Challenge #37 has been announced! It’s titled Decorate with Buttons and entries are due Apr 1 – Apr 5. Read all about it here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=294707.0

Easy Way To Find Huge Fabric Selection

I’m a fabric-a-holic. I buy more than I’ll every get to use. And eQuilter.com is not helping my addiction. They have so many great cotton prints. And they do a great job of categorizing the prints so you can skip over the Unicorns and Teddy Bears and go right to categories like: Thirties, Vintage & [...]

Buttons aka Badges aka Pins

Lots of people on Craftster ask about making the buttons you see pinned all over people’s messenger bags. There are two kinds of button-makers: hand press and bench press. The hand press machines are about half the price of the bench press machines. They are harder to use (they require lots of squeezing and hand [...]

Sequins, Sequins, Sequins and Buttons

Let’s face it — sometimes the selection of sequins at your local craft or sewing store just doesn’t cut it. A recent post on the Craftster Forum mentioned a website called Cartwright’s Sequins & Vintage Buttons where they have a huge selection of beautiful and unique sequins. And they also have gorgeous vintage buttons! Breaking [...]