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Handmade Frog & Ball Button

Handmade Frog & Ball Button

In this lesson, you will learn how to create a handmade frog closure and ball button out of cotton cord. Frogs can be used as a closure or as a decorative touch. The handmade ball button can work independently as a button as well. Once you master the cotton cord technique try your hand at a self-fabric corded version.

Module Description Step
1 Frog Lesson Prep 1-7
2 Basting the Frog Together 1-4
3 Sewing the Frog 1-9
4 Ironing the Frog 1-3
5 Handmade Ball Button 1-9
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MODULE 1 • Frog Lesson Prep

Step Description
1A To begin this lesson, download our Frog Template.
1B You will also need a 15” (38.1cm) length of ¼” (6mm) cotton cord.
2 Begin the lesson by pinning the cord to the paper template and cutting mat, starting at the center of one of the loops.


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