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From the mylar, to the metal, to the safety pin, we use the highest quality materials so you can rest assured you are getting the best pinback buttons money can buy. Professional pinback button supplies good looking and suitable for sale or promoting a business or organization. We have pinback button sets in a variety of sizes, so that you can make everything from 1” mini buttons to large 3.5” buttons that stand out in a crowd.

10 Things to Make with Fabric Buttons

Fabric covered buttons are a fun alternative to paper buttons and can be especially eye-catching. There are lots of choices when it comes to fabric buttons; today we share 10 ideas with you:   • Embroidered pocket mirrors • Purse hangers (using a flat back button) • Embellished shoe charms and flip-flops • Spruce up ID badges for nurses or teachers by adding a badge reel […]

Best Valentine’s Day Buttons! Want Free Rings with that?

Here we’ve all just begun to recover from the craziness that comes with having not one, not two, not three but four major holidays back to back and now, believe it or not, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.  We know, for the guys especially, finding something unique for this very special holiday can be trying.  Well, ABM has just the thing to make your significant other’s heart melt.  Imagine the look you’ll get when she opens her gift and finds a keepsake picture button of the two of you overlaid with a heart-shaped accent ring.   […]

Customer Spotlight: Making Buttons At SpaceCraft Studios Is ‘Magic’ [Video]

A couple months ago the crafty Jennifer Null of Technicolor Moments had a chance to stop by the fabulous SpaceCraft Studios in Charleston, South Carolina, to make a few pinback buttons with the help of owner Allison Merrick. For those of you unfamiliar with SpaceCraft, it combines a workroom studio and retail shop in one space. The workroom has all the necessary tools and materials needed to make a variety of craft projects – including a 1” button machine and circle cutter from American Button Machines. […]

Button Making – So Easy A Child Can Do It! [Videos]

Button making is much easier than most people think. This isn’t to say that all button machines are made equal – there are several myths circulating about certain machines – but what’s cool about our American-made machines is, even though they are designed for adult use (12 years and older), their low center of gravity [...]

ABM Update: New sizes now available for the super popular Dynamo hand-held punch cutter.

You asked and we are delivering! A few months ago we began offering a hand-held punch cutter for 1” buttons.  Right out of the gate we were getting requests for larger sizes.  Well, the wait is over – say hello to the Dynamo Hand-Held Graphic Punch Cutter for 1.25” AND  1.5” buttons! […]

Video Tutorial: How To Make Flashing LED Buttons

In this video, we show you the easy step-by-step process required to turn your standard buttons into fun, flashing little mini billboards that you can pin anywhere!

J.C. Penney’s Strategy For Combatting Expected Lag in Holiday Sales? 80 Million Pinback Buttons!

J.C. Penney has found a fun, unique way to incorporate buttons into its holiday strategy...and it's possible you could win "a trip to Disneyland, tickets to Ellen Degeneres' show, or merchandising or gift cards from J.C. Penney" because of it!

By |November 20th, 2012|Pinback Buttons|0 Comments

We’re Celebrating Build-a-Button’s Birthday With Free Goodies For YOU!

The world's most spectacular online button design center is turning one year old today. And it's not doing so quietly. We're throwing Build-a-Button a birthday party, with gift bag goodies just for you!

Campaign Buttons Are Sexy … And We Have Indisputable Proof!

Fact: George Clooney was once the recipient of People Magazine's prestigious honor of "Sexiest Man Alive." Fact: George Clooney was featured in a Parade Magazine article wearing a jacket decorated with a plethora of vintage campaign buttons. Thus, by making liberal use of the transitive property, we can conclude that campaign buttons are the sexiest [...]

Photo Button Diary: One Fan’s AC/DC Devotion Will Rock You…Like a Hurricane

During a recent vacation, the Grand Poobah of American Button Machines had the opportunity to stop by the Experience Music Project (EMP) museum in Seattle. You may be wondering what a music museum has to do with buttons, but it won't take you very long to find out.

By |August 30th, 2012|Pinback Buttons|0 Comments