Sharing from My Reality Show blog. This touched my sentimental soul, and I wanted to share it. Love what you did with this, Mary Ann.
Buttons were calling me. Button artwork showed up on Pinterest, and I saved it. Fancy buttons, from grandmas gone by, revealed themselves to me. While searching for measuring tape in an old sewing basket, a decorative button appeared, from a Great Great Grandma. When looking for a sewing tool in another spot, impressive buttons from yet another Grandma showed up. My own buttons, the ones that come with a newly-purchased piece of clothing, piled up in a drawer, reminded me of their whereabouts.
Wouldn’t it be cool if I could combine a bunch of buttons from the grandmas and give it to my granddaughter for a birthday present? Here’s how I made that happen.
- Draw a paper heart, like we made in elementary school, where you fold the paper in half and cut it with scissors. My paper heart was approximately 7 inches x 7 inches.
- Open and…
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