60+ Free Craft Tutorials for Button Lovers

60+ Free Craft Tutorials for Button Lovers via Underground Crafter, including 20+ crochet patterns, 5 knitting patterns, 6 jewelry tutorials, and 30+ sewing, foam, paper, and mixed media tutorialsWhether you’re looking for a project to highlight one special button, or if you have reached button SABLE (stash acquisition beyond life expectancy) and need projects that use LOTS of buttons, you’re sure to find a tutorial to inspire you in this roundup of over 60 free craft tutorials for button lovers! This roundup includes more than 22 crochet patterns, 5 knitting patterns, 6 button jewelry tutorials, and 36 sewing, foam, paper, and mixed media tutorials for button lovers.

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Should you need a few more buttons for these or any future projects, I recommend Buttons Galore and More. Several of the featured tutorials are from their blog, and others (like some of my included patterns) feature their buttons. They have a great selection of styles and colors.

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60+ Free Craft Tutorials for Button Lovers via Underground Crafter, including 20+ crochet patterns, 5 knitting patterns, 6 jewelry tutorials, and 30+ sewing, foam, paper, and mixed media tutorials

22+ Crochet Patterns for Button Lovers

60+ Free Craft Tutorials for Button Lovers via Underground Crafter, including 20+ crochet patterns, 5 knitting patterns, 6 jewelry tutorials, and 30+ sewing, foam, paper, and mixed media tutorialsButtons are great embellishments for crochet projects. Most of these patterns feature one or two buttons but several are button stash-busters!

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If you’re looking for more button projects, try 15 Fun Projects for Crocheters Who Love Buttons via Crochet Concupiscence. You can also find more crochet button projects with tutorials here at Free Crochet Tutorials.

5 Knitting Patterns for Button Lovers

60+ Free Craft Tutorials for Button Lovers via Underground Crafter, including 20+ crochet patterns, 5 knitting patterns, 6 jewelry tutorials, and 30+ sewing, foam, paper, and mixed media tutorialsThese knitting patterns use buttons as embellishment or as the main attraction.

Knitting Button Bands and Buttonholes with Anne Hanson on Craftsy

6 Button Jewelry Tutorials

Button jewelry is a great way to highlight favorites from your button collection.

36 Free Sewing, Foam, Paper, and Mixed Media Tutorials for Button Lovers

60+ Free Craft Tutorials for Button Lovers via Underground Crafter, including 20+ crochet patterns, 5 knitting patterns, 6 jewelry tutorials, and 30+ sewing, foam, paper, and mixed media tutorialsWhether you sew, are adept with a glue gun, love playing with paper or foam, or enjoy combining craft techniques, you’re sure to find at least one amazing button project from among this collection.

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I don’t know about you, but this roundup has me inspired to dig into my button stash and get crafting. You can find out how I organized my grandmother’s button stash here.

Free crochet pattern: Layered Button Cuff in Wool and the Gang Shiny Happy Cotton by Underground Crafter | After 10 years, I finally organized my grandmother's button collection using a Deflecto Stackable Caddy Organizer. With buttons now at the ready, I used a soft cotton yarn to make a fun accessory. Make it your own by changing up yarn colors or using different styles of buttons.

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60+ Free Craft Tutorials for Button Lovers via Underground Crafter, including 20+ crochet patterns, 5 knitting patterns, 6 jewelry tutorials, and 30+ sewing, foam, paper, and mixed media tutorials

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