Who’s Got a Button? by Tracy Ruckman
After Tim and I married, his sister brought us a gift. She’d filled a delicate and pretty wicker basket with sewing supplies from her own sewing kit, which had been put together from Tim’s mom’s sewing kit.
Inside the basket was a triangular shaped plastic tub – full of buttons! As I went through them, I remembered all the button cans from my childhood – old coffee cans full of buttons in every shape, size, and color.
These days, my favorite hobby at night while Tim has on the TV is to create artwork to sell. When Fay mentioned buttons, I pulled out our button tub and started snapping photos, then began creating patterns.
Each week, I share the latest patterns on my blog, so come see what I did with these button patterns and others I created from that same photo.
Tracy Ruckman is developer of The Young Storyteller’s Prompt and Draw Series of children’s books.