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  • Julie Helmen

    Vintage Button Clock - for the sewing room? or a variation for the craft room?

  • Whitney Baenziger

    Vintage Button Clock Clock battery and hands; embroidery hoop; fabric; scissors; fabric glue; 12 vintage buttons; pencil; needle; and thread. How to make it: Put the fabric into the embroidery hoop, glue, and trim off excess material. Mark off the cardinal points of the clock onto the fabric. Lay the selected buttons onto the markings, and then sew them into place. Puncture a small hole into the center of the fabric, and secure the clock battery and hands into place.

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