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2 January: Buttons
02-JAN-2013 Sheena Woodhead

2 January: Buttons

When Laura came home at Christmas she had lost a button off her coat and so...out came the button box.
Does everyone have a button box or is it just me?!
We spent a good few minutes reminiscing over what garment various buttons came from.
Yes we found one and, of course, me, being mum, sewed it on!
PS: Not sure how the tiddlywink got in there!


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Máire Uí Mhaicín10-Jan-2013 13:36
Ahh... I've an overflowing jar of buttons too.
godro03-Jan-2013 20:45
Nice compo bravo!!!
Ray :)03-Jan-2013 02:45
Being male and single, you can guess what my answer is!
Johnny JAG02-Jan-2013 22:00
My mam has one, maybe I'll inherit it one day.
Linda Mingay02-Jan-2013 18:35
I had an old elastoplast tin full of buttons and this image made me feel quite nostalgic. Somehow modern life seems to consign things like this to the past even though that seems wrong. A couple of years ago I met a girl who made jewellery out of old buttons so I gave her my tin and hopefully some of my old treasures are now adorning the necks or wrists of her customers.
Ric Yates02-Jan-2013 18:08
Not sure we have one but remember my Mum's from my youth!