Remember your grandmother's button box? Remember the feel of running your hands through the buttons, hearing their clicking sound, seeing the jumble of colour? Button collecting has a long history. Some save for personal memories, others for historical interest. Some lucratively trade buttons, others loving sew them. Whatever your intention, this book will widen your world by showing you how to: start colelcting; explore button facts and lore; make your own buttons; create button jewellery; construct simple toys and games; and choose and sew on buttons. Chockful of information, odd facts, and further resources, this book is a fabulous reference for all who love buttons.