button necklace

October 10th, 2009 in member junk     
bluebucket bluebucket, member
5 users recommend

I just turned to my button collection for this creation.
I wear the necklace alot and always get complimented but I think it looks great on this lady in my sewing room.
I just turned to my button collection for this creation.

I just turned to my button collection for this creation.

"Button, button. Who's got the button?" A phrase I remember my mom and grandma saying.

Pattern or design used: Beautiful Button Jewelry
posted in: member junk, artwork, jewelry

Comments (25)

shabbymama writes: Love this too!!! Posted: 5:23 pm on October 23rd
bluebucket writes: pamphyila, You have to preplan a layout of your buttons (small to large to small again), then thread them all onto crochet cotton, then start crocheting. So the buttons are crocheted right into the necklace.
doreen Posted: 11:56 am on October 22nd
pamphyila writes: Great way to use those "neutral" buttons - but how do you get the volume at the bottom?? And are you using thread or wire to connect them to the chain? Posted: 3:40 pm on October 21st
JocelynTownsend writes: I love this project, I bought the book, and it is great but I still need help, You need to do video, or a class, for people like me, I have to see how it is done. Can you help me.Wylie,TX Jocelyn4570@verizon.net Thank you god bless Posted: 1:00 am on October 16th
plumberdaughter writes: I love this, I have sewn a lot of buttons on shirts and jackets. I love this idea. Posted: 11:29 pm on October 15th
grannijo writes: Doreen ...thanks for the advise...if can't find it I will contact you some how...thanks again....sharon
Posted: 7:11 am on October 14th
CottageElements writes: Blue, great necklace! My Gramma loved buttons and collected them. Wish I had some to do this with. Great job and congrats on being featured!

Lani Posted: 11:36 pm on October 13th
bluebucket writes: sharon. The instructions are in the book Beautiful Button Jewelry by Susan Davis. You could check if your local library has the book. If not, I'd be happy to share the instructions if we can connect somehow.

doreen Posted: 7:30 pm on October 12th
RustyDiva writes: Awesome necklace!!!! Love the display also. Great job and congrats on the spotlight. Posted: 11:11 am on October 12th
shabbychick writes: This is beautiful - and the neutral butterscotch-y colors/tones would go with almost anything!

Very nice job!

Kathy Posted: 8:52 am on October 12th
jacklynn4 writes: Gorgeous! I'm a button freak and love to find new uses. I need to learn crochet! Posted: 8:05 am on October 12th
fellowjunker writes: The necklace is gorgeous, as is your wonderful vignette.
Happy day.
xojanis Posted: 11:09 pm on October 11th
monakent writes: Lovely necklace!!! I can see why you get lots of compliments when you wear it. gailmarie Posted: 10:03 pm on October 11th
roadtriplouise writes: An awesome necklace, love all the neutral tones of the buttons.
Ann Posted: 9:19 pm on October 11th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Love all the shades of neutral. Beautifully done!
Candy Posted: 8:05 pm on October 11th
georgiamoon writes: Bluebucket, this is stunningly beautiful and perfect for the fall season. Fantastic job, Georgia Posted: 8:04 pm on October 11th
chippingcharm writes: This is wonderful!!! Laurel Posted: 7:31 pm on October 11th
grannijo writes: Blue ...did you have instructions from a book?..I can crochet!...lol...sharon Posted: 5:48 pm on October 11th
bluebucket writes: Sue, Thank you so much for the great honor! I'm tickled "blue".

Sharon, It's very easy and fun to make if you crochet.


Posted: 12:43 pm on October 11th
alicemom writes: What a wonderful necklace. I love buttons and have a huge collections. It does look great on your lady with all the goodies to boot!
smiles, alice Posted: 11:29 am on October 11th
grannijo writes: Love it!!!!...looks difficult to make?...thanks for sharing!...sharon Posted: 10:02 am on October 11th
suewannabeinkc writes: What a beautiful way to use old buttons! Love it, love it!!
Joanne Posted: 9:55 am on October 11th
suewhitney writes: This week's member goes to (drum roll please) Blue Bucket! As I said below...love this necklace! Great work, Blue Bucket.

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 9:34 am on October 11th
suewhitney writes: Stunning! I love big, chunky necklaces. This one's a beauty...

Take care,
Sue Posted: 8:56 am on October 11th
oldnews writes: I love this, it puts all those buttons to the perfect use! Marie Posted: 11:48 pm on October 10th
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