Felt Heart Button Covers

8 02 2012

I’ve always wanted to make these little felt button covers since I very 1st saw them in a Martha Stewart Kids years ago when the magazine still existed. But since we live off hand-me-downs, this is the 1st year I’ve actually had a button down shirt for Eleanor that would work. I think it looks better on a wider placket such as that in the original inspiration, but this works just fine too. Once I had the felt, the project took less than 5 minutes. I was shocked that I had such a cute little embellishment in such a short amount of time. It helped that I let go of the idea of perfectly measured hearts and just eyeballed it.

Eleanor thinks they’re grand too, but insists on wearing them with a certain pair of purple striped hand-me-down tights that she wore the day before I made these and I’ve yet to wash. Maybe that’s what I should go do now!

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3 responses

8 02 2012
momandkiddo

You are killing me with the cuteness of all these heart craft posts! :)

8 02 2012
jen

what a great way to make an old shirt new!

8 02 2012
christina

Hey that’s cute!
… and now I’m trying to remember if K has any button down shirts… and I can’t think of one… lol!

Missed you too, kiddo, soo glad to see you posting again!

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