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How to Store Buttons in Your Sewing Room

How to Store Buttons - MellySews.com

I’m so excited to share this! One of my goals in my recent sewing studio move was to use blog and sewing stuff to decorate my walls. My hubby finally had a chance to install this for me (not that I couldn’t do it myself, just – how much easier is it to have him do it?) and I’m thrilled to show you how to store buttons – on the wall!

I had been playing with the idea of threaded buttons for a while, and even started to store mine this way within jars.

Thread buttons together for storage - MellySews.com

But then I stumbled across this post on Coletterie and thought a curtain wire would be even better.

curtain hook through threaded buttons for storage - MellySews.com

So I got the Ikea Riktig curtain set and a curtain wire, and I used the hooks to hang the threaded buttons and the clips to hang the packaged buttons. Since a wonderful and generous friend recently gave me a whole huge bag of vintage sewing supplies, including LOTS of buttons, I used up the 24 clip pack pretty quickly, even though I doubled it by using the hooks and clips separately.

 

Button wall in sewing studio - MellySews.com

Aren’t they pretty to look through? I love having them on the wall, kind of like the zippers, so my tools become my artwork.

Using a curtain wire for button storage - MellySews.com

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Comments

  1. Terri Herman says

    What a great idea! I have tons of buttons in packages. I use glass jars (old jelly) to sort my loose buttons by color. This makes for a great visual too. I had my husband hang two of the wooden thread racks that usually stand on the wall above my machine and I love how it looks. Buttons could go right above. Thanks! {pinned it}

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