August 12 ~ Hand Sewing Photo of the Day

on August 12 | in Sewing Inspiration | by | with 54 Comments

Cross Stitch Buttons
By Sam, incy wincy stitches

Sam has created tons of handmade, fabric buttons. There’s also an embroidered button pool full of great images!

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54 Responses to August 12 ~ Hand Sewing Photo of the Day

  1. This is a really awesome idea for customizing anything, especially with the trend to put buttons everywhere! This is definitely on my “to-try” list!

  2. kim d. says:

    what a fun hand sewing project. May just have to tuck this in my kids sports bag so I can make a few during practice!

  3. Julia M. in MI says:

    These are great! There are endless possibilities for individualizing these buttons. Never thought of it before, but I will have to use this idea.

  4. Elizabeth says:

    Um–super cute!! 🙂

  5. Jena says:

    That is just too adorable!

  6. Sara says:

    Lovely idea!

  7. Alissa says:


  8. Angie says:

    These are a wonderful idea. Letters optional.

  9. Andrea Wilson says:

    What lovely buttons. I’m so enjoying this month of hand sewing!

  10. shannon says:

    how cute!

  11. Kara says:

    These are absolutely adorable! I can see them as a great add-on for a Christmas gift. You could put an embroidered initial button on the gift tag as an extra mini-gift!

  12. Paula says:

    So lovely!

  13. Nima says:

    wow…that’s pretty

  14. Georgia says:

    So sweet! I love them. 🙂

  15. Wendy says:

    Love it!

  16. Linda says:

    Great idea!

  17. Aparna Mulgund says:

    OHHH! These are too cute. They are on my to do list now.

  18. Nola says:

    Those buttons are definitely too cute!

  19. Grace Wong says:

    those are neat!

  20. Krista says:

    What a great way to pesonalize my new bucket hat that I’ll make as soon as Betz White’s .pdf pattern arrives in my inbox!!!

  21. Andi says:

    I love these! I definitely want to learn how to make some!

  22. Jenny says:

    These are so adorable and inspiring!


  23. PenguitoSmile says:

    Your buttons are super cute and creative!! I love them!

  24. fert says:

    awww… those buttons are so charming… collar button on a knitted baby sweater, maybe?

  25. Becky says:

    Dangit! Yet another one of those really cute designs that makes me whap my head and ask “why didn’t I think of that?”

  26. Christie says:

    It’s so weird. I have been wanting to learn more about handstiching and be able to do embroidery or hand quilting during the upcoming football season and here you have this wealth of info. Thanks, again, for the very best and most current information out there!

  27. Megan Kinyon says:

    Super cute buttons!

  28. Beatrix says:

    These are so cute. Also, there are so many great images in the flickr pool. I may have to try making some. Thanks for the inspiration.

  29. Helena says:

    Awesome, how cute those are.

  30. Ellen says:

    I can think of so many projects to use these for! Thinking I’ll have to try making a few…

  31. Jodieth says:

    Wow, these are great!

  32. BeckyS says:

    How fun! Can you imagine a little felt book made of nothing but pages of button holes and a pouch full of buttons. (The buttons would have to be doubled up of course) What a great teaching tool that would be! Hmm…….

  33. Erin says:

    So adorable!

  34. Stacy says:

    I think those would go really good on a handmade bag!

  35. Gwen says:

    So fun!

  36. emtdlb says:

    Those are just the cutest things. I could think of so many things to do with those buttons. Great idea. Thanks!!!!

  37. More Christmas presents!!! Way, way cute.

  38. jennsquared says:

    Those buttons are so cute! I’ll have to make these to embellish my knitting!!!

  39. LittleA says:

    So sweet! This inspires me to do some of my own for sure!

  40. Bree says:

    Oh lord, I do not need another sewing project! SO CUTE!!

  41. Natalie says:

    Those are too stinkin’ cute! I can just picture these on a the straps of a sweet corduroy jumper for a little girl using her initials.

  42. Kelli says:

    Those are so stinking cute! Onto the inspiration board they go…and the to-do list gets a little longer! 🙂

  43. wintu nancy says:

    Really cute. Could make cute fridge magnets too.

  44. Krystina says:

    The hairclips in the flicker pool are so cute!

  45. Kathy says:

    I love this idea! I just want to stick my hand in there and start playing with the letters!

  46. Bambi says:

    These are so adorable. They are perfect for a project I am working on. My boys room is alphabet themed and I am doing a cork board that he can hang things on. I could attach these to the cork board with wire and use them as nobs to hang things from. Thanks again!!!

  47. Betsy says:

    Ooo – what fun! I can’t believe how creative the world of embroidery is. I’m starting my first project soon!

  48. Ramona says:

    These buttons would be so cute on kids clothes, bags or any number of things.

  49. Corvus says:

    Those are painfully cute. *goes tutorial hunting*

  50. Katie Bowlby says:

    I love these!

  51. Valerie says:

    This is a really awesome idea for customizing anything, especially with the trend to put buttons everywhere! This is definitely on my “to-try” list!

  52. I think I’ve found my new favorite thing. These are absolutely delicious.

  53. anja says:

    love the embroidered buttons

  54. Margie says:

    Wow such lovely buttons! I enjoyed reading your blog & your little one looks so pretty in her new dress.

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