Step 13: Buttons, Buttons, Buttons
Poke a hole in the center of the body using a toothpick, and poke one hole on either side of that hole.
Roll out three tiny ropes. Insert the end of a rope into the hole, filling it with clay. When the hole is filled, press the remaining clay in the rope into a circle on the body.
Because the button clay is rooted within the body, it will not break off after firing.