Save money on buttons by keeping all the buttons you
buy or come with your clothing organized. You can store buttons in
storage units like fishing tackle boxes or thrift friendly empty egg
cartons. Put similar buttons together on bread twist ties.
For the buttons that go on clothing hanging in your
closet, you can put them on a safety pin, and hook the safety pin to the
hanger. If you are really ambitious, you can sew them to the
underside of clothing.
If you are having a problem with buttons falling off your
clothing and you are losing them, put a drop of glue under the center of the
button and press it against the garment. Remember your button must still
wiggle so that it will slip through the buttonhole.
Here are a few ways to purchase frugal buttons.
Check out the clothing at
thrift stores. The buttons may be worth more than the
- Check out the notions and
household linens at thrift stores for buttons.
- Look for buttons at garage
sales and on ebay.
- Use coupons and buy them at
discount sewing stores or check sale bins.
- Check out craft and hobby