Flat bone button molds were used in the 18th to early 19th century. Fabric-covered buttons can also be made with the wood molds but, if the garment will be washed, bone molds will hold up better.
Directions for cloth covered buttons are included in The Lady's Guide to Plain Sewing [Book II].
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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 23 July, 2007.