Further sorting of buttons happened this morning and I managed to take some pictures.
This is my 'before' button stash:
And this is my 'after' button stash:
Highlights of the new collection:
Push through buttons
These gorgeous mother-of-pearl buttons
These buttons have the name of the shop on them (from designer clothing?)
These are some sets of buttons I have sorted
All these buttons were given to me earlier this year by a friend who's twin sister had died from leukemia - she passed on all her sister's craft materials including buttons, elastic, embroidery supplies and patterns. I now have to find good uses for all of these lovely items.
Steve says if I sew a button on something every day then I'd be going for years. Hmm, that's an idea. What about National Button Sewing Month - NaBuSeMo.