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Makerspace Resource Guide: Button Maker

Button Maker Tutorial


Published on March 17, 2016
Learn how to use the button machine with this short and simple tutorial.


Source: Tecre Co on YouTube

Button Maker and Dried Flower, Fabric, & Embroidery


Published on October 9, 2017
Learn how to make creative buttons with embroidery, fabric, dried flowers, and screen-printing! This video shows you how to take your button-making to the next level.


Source: Shmoxd on YouTube

Button Making Tips and Supplies


Published on March 9, 2016
This helpful tutorials demonstrates which supplies are needed for button making and an overview of the process. The video also includes tips for packaging your buttons to sell.


Source: Mira Byler on YouTube

Un-Jam Your Button Machine!


Published on May 11, 2018
Learn how to troubleshoot common issues with your button machine. This video has several non-destructive tips for removing jams and getting your button machine up and working again.


Source: American Button Machines on YouTube

Mixed Media Art Idea for Magnets/Buttons


Published on February 6, 2017
This video demonstrates how to used a variety of art supplies to decorate and customize button. This artist uses watercolor paint, gel pens, and glitter for to make unique magnets. Notice how all the artwork is made within circles that will fit the button maker.


Source: nikinapalm on YouTube

How to Package Buttons for Selling at Events/Online


Published on August 30, 2016
This video shows how to package your buttons to sell at craft fairs, events, or online. Learn the basics of formatting templates using Photoshop for a professional finish.


Source: Baylee Jae on YouTube

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