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Topic: A set of buttons made from etc.  (Read 2915 times)
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« Reply #10 on: July 22, 2012 03:11:12 PM »

Between your dough and soap, I'm highly amused. LOL

I like to learn new things, and to jump straight into the middle rather than research for hours, so my information is usually quite skimpy hence I make lots of mistakes. I like to hear other people's stories, so I tell mine, but there may be a pattern going on here!
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« Reply #11 on: July 23, 2012 11:29:13 PM »

Another great story and lovely buttons.  The water colours are beautiful.  What I really would like to know is how they stand up to normal wear, and laundry of course.
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« Reply #12 on: July 24, 2012 03:41:47 AM »

They were another swap item. I personally wouldn't wash them: although they were as sealed as I could make them, the base is sooooo water soluble that I wouldn't risk it. Just one chip would allow them to disintegrate. But there are hundreds of button uses that don't require washing, so I thought it was worthwhile.

On the other hand, as soon as I've finished my next knitting project, I'm planning on using a few of the spares, so I'll try to remember to update this topic on how they go.
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« Reply #13 on: July 28, 2012 10:56:34 PM »

How cute, so I got the sculpy out, colored one with a marker, embossed, and came to a screeching halt. I will go to my boyfriend's service tomorrow and after condolences,will continue with my buttons. I found that sculpey can also be painted and impressed on other objects, so I've been on a pressing spree and can't wait to bake me some buttons. My love of buttons is growing and I wish I had elderly family members who were as frugal as me.
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« Reply #14 on: July 29, 2012 02:09:03 AM »

Wonderful idea Smiley I love homemade buttons.
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« Reply #15 on: January 27, 2013 07:16:17 AM »

I absolutely love the colours! And the way that it's not entirely opaque is great Smiley
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