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Choosing the Right Button Size

Tips and Suggestions for Choosing the Right Button Size for Your Project

In addition to choosing a circle cutter, one of the first decisions you must make when planning a button making project is determining the button sizes you will use. There are a variety of button sizes available, so allow us to give you a few tips and suggestions to help you sift through the different button sizes and determine the right one for your project:

Button Sizes for Promotional and Novelty Buttons
1″ button sizes are the correct size for:

1.25″, 1.5″, and 1.75″ button sizes are the correct size for:

  • pinback buttons
  • magnets
  • keychains

✯ Most Popular and Versatile Button Size ✯
2.25″ button sizes are our most popular button size and the correct size for:

  • pinback buttons
  • magnets
  • keychains
  • photo buttons
  • mirrors
  • bulldog clips
  • rosettes
  • medallions

Best Button Sizes for Photo Buttons and Campaign Buttons
3″ button sizes are the correct size for:

  • pinback buttons
  • magnets
  • keychains
  • photo buttons
  • mirrors
  • bulldog clips

3.5″ button sizes are the correct size for:

  • pinback buttons
  • magnets
  • photo buttons
  • mirrors
  • coasters
  • bulldog clips

Best Button Sizes for Rectangle Buttons and Square Buttons
1.75″ x 2.75″ rectangular button sizes are the correct size for:

  • pinback buttons
  • magnets
  • keychains
  • bulldog clips

2″ x 3″ rectangular button sizes are the correct size for:

  • pinback buttons
  • magnets
  • keychains
  • photo buttons
  • mirrors
  • bulldog clips

2″ x 2″ square buttons sizes are the correct size for:

  • pinback buttons
  • magnets
  • keychains

Large Button Sizes
6″ square buttons sizes are the correct size for:

  • pinback buttons