Shrink plastic isn't just for the kids - you can use it to make all sorts of things including custom designed buttons, This tutorial shows you how.
How to make buttons: Marking the holes from TheBlueBottleTree.com ~ Polymer Clay Tutorials
What you need to know about making polymer clay buttons. From The Blue Bottle Tree blog.
DIY: Accessories With Old Buttons - necklace - fashiondivadesign.com
make wooden buttons from a branch . . . tutorial from ShrimpSaladCircus . . .
Tutorial: How to Make a Dorset Button — iMake
How to Make Button Rings. Lots of great posts on wire ring and jewelry making
Finally I'll always have the right color and style of button I need. Wish I had thought of this.
Making/decorating buttons - Recreating 16th and 17th Century Clothing: The Renaissance Tailor
Making buttons with polymer clay All you need are: Polymer clay in wanted color Pasta machine (or acrylic roller) Old button as a stamp Plastic wrap Cutter (for 1st method) Tooth pick.