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Buttons serve an important wardrobe function. Although they can be found in interesting places, the life of a button is probably boring to the button...
You will be using strong string. Teeth would do, but you only have the one set, and you should take care of them. Scissors or a knife will work best...
A button and a strong string are all that is needed. The button should be the flat style (not shank or stud style) and should have at least two holes...
Thread the string thru the button and then back thru on the hole opposite the center of the button.
Tie the two ends together. I used a square knot.
With the button in the middle, hold the bights of the string in each hand. You can use one or two fingers, or your thumbs.
Holding the string loose, spin the button to wind up the string.
Put tension on the string by pulling your hands apart. The string will unwind, spinning the button. Loosen up on the tension and the momentum of the...
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