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Glass Button Sweater Clip Tutorial

Glass Button Sweater Clip Tutorial

This project uses Swarovski crystal beads. Created by: Rings & Things Staff

Designer Tips

  • Use side cutters to carefully clip off the button shanks.
  • Glue the sweater clips to the back of the buttons.
  • Create wrapped loop connectors with the crystal pearls and rhinestone wheels.
  • Connect the components with jump rings as pictured.
Free Technique Sheets & How-Tos
To view PDF files, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. You can download it free here. Suggested Supplies
To purchase components, add blue quantities to corresponding "Add" fields below.
  • 1 ea #60-220 Adhesive, Epoxy, 220
  • 1 ea [use four 3" pieces] #46-400-30 Artistic Wire®, 20ga, 45ft
  • 1 doz [use 4] #05-706-4-28 Crystal, Bead, Rhinestone Wheel, 6mm (Clearance)
  • 1 doz [use 1] #46-318-4-28 Crystal Ball Birthstone Bead, Round, 8mm (Limited Stock)
  • 1 strand [use 8] #05-810-06-206ST Crystal Pearl Bead, Round, 6mm, Strand
  • 1 oz [use 1] #37-422-6 Head Pin, 2", Standard
  • 1 oz [use 2] #37-178-6 Jump Ring, Round, 10mm
  • 1 oz [use 5] #37-145-7 Jump Ring, Round, 6mm
  • 1 oz [use 8] #37-133-6 Jump Ring, Round, Heavy, 4.5mm
  • 1 doz [use 2] #30-302-4 Sweater Guard Clips
Tools
  • #69-272-05 Tool, EUROnomic, Side Cutter, 4.75"
  • #69-275-03 Tool, Wubbers™, Chain-Nose Pliers
  • #69-275-30 Tool, Wubbers™, Narrow, Flat-Nose Pliers
  • #69-275-02 Tool, Wubbers™, Round-Nose Pliers
Additional Supplies
  • 1" diameter Czech glass buttons or other antique buttons
    (We may still have some Czech Glass Buttons in our Spokane Showroom!)

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All Prices in U.S. Dollars
Qty Stock# Description Price

60-220

Adhesive, Epoxy, 220

Item Size: 1 oz

QTY Sold by: each
1-11 $4.22
12+ $3.58


46-400-30

Artistic Wire® Copper Jewelry Wire, 20ga, 45ft - Gunmetal

Brand: Artistic Wire
Material: Copper  ♦  Color: Gunmetal
Item Size: 20-gauge, 15-yd

QTY Sold by: each
1-3 $4.50
4+ $3.60


30-302-4

Gold Plated Sweater Guard Clips

Material: Brass  ♦  Color: Gold Plated
Item Size: 20x10x12mm  ♦  Hole Size: 1.8MM
Add'l Specs: 12 per pack.


QTY Sold by: dozen
1-5 $5.08
6-11 $4.23
12+ $3.53


37-145-7

Antiqued Copper Plated Jump Ring, Round, 6mm

Material: Brass  ♦  Color: Antiqued Copper Plated
Item Size: Approx. 6mm, 19-gauge  ♦  Hole Size: 4.6MM
Add'l Specs: Approx. 310 per pack.


QTY Sold by: ounce
1-3 $5.83
4-7 $4.86
8-15 $3.73
16+ $3.11


37-133-6

Antiqued Brass Plated Jump Ring, Round, Heavy, 4.5mm

Material: Brass  ♦  Color: Antiqued Brass Plated
Item Size: Approx. 4.5mm, 20-gauge  ♦  Hole Size: 3.2MM
Add'l Specs: Approx. 510 per pack.


QTY Sold by: ounce
1-3 $7.16
4-7 $5.97
8-15 $4.58
16+ $3.82


37-178-6

Antiqued Brass Plated Jump Ring, Round, 10mm

Material: Brass  ♦  Color: Antiqued Brass Plated
Item Size: Approx. 10mm, 16-gauge  ♦  Hole Size: 8.0MM
Add'l Specs: Approx. 90 per pack.


QTY Sold by: ounce
1-3 $8.49
4-7 $7.08
8-15 $5.43
16+ $4.53


37-422-6

Antiqued Brass Plated Head Pin, 2

Material: Brass  ♦  Color: Antiqued Brass Plated
Item Size: 2", 21-gauge
Add'l Specs: Approx. 160 per pack.

QTY Sold by: ounce
1-3 $9.14
4-7 $7.54
8-15 $5.72
16+ $4.80


05-810-06-206ST

Swarovski 5810 Round Pearl Beads, 6mm - Bright Gold

Brand: Swarovski
Material: Crystal  ♦  Color: Bright Gold
Item Size: 6mm  ♦  Hole Size: 0.8-1.0MM
Add'l Specs: 100 beads, 24" strand
Only 6 left. Order now!

QTY Sold by: strand
1+
$9.50


69-275-02

Wubbers Round-Nose Jewelry Making Pliers

Brand: Wubbers
Material: Foam Padded Handles  ♦  Item Size: 6-1/2"


QTY Sold by: each
1+
$25.95


69-275-03

Wubbers Chain-Nose Jewelry Making Pliers

Brand: Wubbers
Material: Foam Padded Handles  ♦  Item Size: 6-1/2"


QTY Sold by: each
1+
$25.95


69-275-30

Wubbers Narrow Flat-Nose Jewelry Making Pliers

Brand: Wubbers
Material: Foam Padded Handles  ♦  Item Size: 6-1/2"

QTY Sold by: each
1+
$25.95


69-272-05

EURO TOOL EUROnomic, Side Cutter, 4.75

Brand: EURO TOOL
Item Size: 4-3/4"
Add'l Specs: Non-Slip Ergonomic Grip

QTY Sold by: each
1+
$29.55

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