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made with love: fabric buttons for haiti

by amym



*sorry for all the downtime yesterday, guys! we’re going through some server changes. i didn’t get to post amy’s diy project yesterday so we’re starting with her column today. -grace*

AHHEM. Can everyone hear me? Pardon this brief interruption from our weekly forays into crafting while I bring you a message from…. oh.. my past life college activist inner-self.

Honestly, I’d been mulling over this project for the past week, buying supplies and thinking it through, but i still hadn’t actually sat down to my computer and donated money to a Haitian relief organization. It wasn’t until i started to sift through my photos of the buttons that I also pulled out the trusty AmEx to do what i had intended to do all along.

Sometimes you just need to clear a minute from your day and take care of business. It’s never too late! amy m.

Ways to help:

American Red Cross
Doctors without Borders
UNICEF

CLICK HERE for the full how-to after the jump!

What you’ll need:
– Button kit
– scraps of fabric

– Write or stamp your message

– Cut out circle of fabric and sandwich into button makers.

– Wear with pride.

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