Little things that matter….like buttons!

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Hi there everyone!

Tiny details matter to me. I’m big on little things. In general and especially on a garment. That includes all, those pretty little bows and buttons and beads and trims and how they are placed. The embroidery and the fineness with which it is done. I don’t even miss the kind of label a clothing has. To me, all these little things matter and contribute to the big decision of whether to buy the object in question or not.

But often times I buy plain things to customize them and add details myself. This post features some of the minimally detailed clothes of mine.

Browsing at a crafts store I came across these pin-in buttons. Yes, no sewing required here! I got them in a pack of six different colours and shapes of buttons.

They have a prong like extension at the back that needs to be just pulled apart and flattened against the cloth. Pictures waiting ahead!

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Buttons from a craft store

I had this short jumpsuit or playsuit in purple.

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That’s me in the jumpsuit, in Barcelona almost a year ago!

Had worn it as such therefore detailed it, for the next time.

I’ve put beige and lush green buttons of random sizes in random order along the pockets.

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Insert the pin-button

 

This is how it looks from inside.

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Flatten the prongs either ways

 

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A button in place

And that’s the rest.

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Done!

I have followed the same way on the other side. Just so that you know, these buttons are easy to maneuver and don’t tear the material or hurt in anyway.

Well, thats done.

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These are the linen shorts in a summery pastel pink that I bought  from a flea market in Rio de Janeiro.

 

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Shorts from Rio!

And more buttons. Similar buttons.

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Buttons from local crafts store

And just used two on either side of the pockets.

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They work the same way

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Just two of them!

And here it is. 🙂

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Did anyone notice my husband in my heart?? 😉 Well, look again.

 

Normally, these things go unnoticed. But those with an eye for details, they won’t miss it for sure.

Thats all folks! Many thanks for being here and reading this. Hope you enjoyed it too!

Take care, stay crafty and have a great week ahead!  

Comments

  1. Loved this one!!

  2. hi niki… u doing a great job… i m becoming a great great fan of urs…. do continue a nd let me have a chance of seeing and appreciating the beautiful ideas and designs,,,;)

    • pastlifeseamstress says:

      Thanks a lot Swati! So happy to know that. Keep coming back. 🙂

  3. Shivika says:

    Cool 🙂