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New Contest - Button Maker of the Month!

New Contest - Button Maker of the Month!

ABM Button Maker of the Month Contest Remember the day your button making kit was delivered? How exciting it was to tear open the boxes and get started? Well we want to share that excitement with the world! Welcome to the first installment of a new monthly contest, appropriately titled, Button Maker of the Month. When you order a button making kit online from ABM you receive an email which includes a graphic so you can make your first button right away. If you share pictures or video of the process with us, you’re automatically entered in the contest. Each month...

Fabric Covered Buttons Video

Here is a video we put together of some things you can make with a fabric covered button maker from American Button Machines. Feel free to tap your toes and enjoy the show :-)

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. Jennifer is a lover of pincback buttons (who isn’t?) and is excited to use...

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 and wide base allow for ease of use by buttoneers  both young and old. To show you exactly what we’re talking about, we’ll tell you how to put together a button, in this case a pinback button, with the help of two talented button makers,...

ABM Video Series: How to Make Versa-Back Buttons

In today's edition of the ABM Video Series, we teach you the easy, simple steps for making a versa-back button with our versaback how-to video.


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