>Part 5: Advent Calendar Button Tree Ornaments

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hanging on tree
Supplies:
  • 1 yellow button, small
  • 4 green buttons, from small to large
  • embroidery thread
  • 2 needles
  • scissors
  • 3 beads
  • fray check; optional

Order of events:

  1. Make loop in embroidery thread for hanger; thread needles on to the thread tails.
  2. String bead and yellow button (look at picture to see how this is done).
  3. Then string green buttons, from small to large (look at photo for how to do this).
  4. Take other needle, skip bead and thread through yellow button (see picture).
  5. Now, thread through the rest of the buttons, and string on last 2 beads; pass both needles through them (see picture).
  6. Tie knot to finish and hold thread on you can fray check, if you want.
button tree on tree
DO NOT USE ANY OF THESE PATTERNS TO MAKE THINGS TO SELL FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY!!!!
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10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Laurie
    Nov 23, 2007 @ 09:10:00

    >This one is sooo cute.

    Reply

  2. greetingarts
    Nov 23, 2007 @ 17:24:00

    >I’ve never seen them done quite this way before, so clever with the top button done in a different direction. Love it!

    Reply

  3. Tori's Mimi
    Nov 23, 2007 @ 21:46:00

    >this is so cute! I’ve never seen this type of thing done before. I love seeing all these things. Thanks for sharing .

    Reply

  4. Lil_Birdie
    Nov 24, 2007 @ 14:44:00

    >Love these !So simple yet so adorable Hope your little girl is feeling better now and all is well 🙂

    Reply

  5. Mel
    Nov 27, 2007 @ 07:18:00

    >This looks like fun and easy. Would it be OK if I used your directions for my Brownie troops to make for Christmas?

    Reply

  6. sunshine
    Nov 27, 2007 @ 07:26:00

    >that is fine send me pictures I would love to see

    Reply

  7. The "girl"
    Nov 28, 2007 @ 06:49:00

    >How cute! Another ornament for the kids to help with! Thanks so much!

    Reply

  8. Geo
    Nov 28, 2007 @ 12:25:00

    >I LOVE this one. But then buttons are fun, no matter what. A favorite thing to do is to go to our local quilt shop and push my hands down into their giant chest full of random buttons, and fish for funky ones. (Hey, pick me!)

    Reply

  9. cloversncoffee
    Dec 14, 2007 @ 21:31:00

    >Each of these ideas is so adorable!

    Reply

  10. Elizabeth, OKC
    Dec 15, 2007 @ 07:51:00

    >This would be a neat way to use some of my late grandmother’s buttons, but still keep them “special.”

    Reply

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