Category Archives: Button Making

Mix Matching- Parts & Machines

Do button makers need specific buttons for them to work? For example, if I bought a 1.25inch button maker then can I get 1.25inch buttons from anywhere and still make buttons or do the buttons need to be from the … Continue reading

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Button Designer

So, you received your button machine in the mail and you’re ready to start making buttons…  but you don’t even know where to begin when it comes to deigning. Below is a little guide for you on using the free button designer … Continue reading

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Tecre Machine….. Durable?

  Could you tell how durable the tecre buttomakers are? How many buttons do you think we could get out of one? Is the Flex button maker a better option for durability?   The Tecre machines are very durable. They … Continue reading

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The importance of lubricating your button presses

  Hello, I bought a 1″ press and am experiencing some problems. It seems to be working fine except for when the button is finished there is a slice in the Mylar on the edge of the button and the … Continue reading

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Mylar or no mylar?

  Photo above: White People Power Press button is using standard mylar, Yellow People Power Press button is using lamination, Purple People Power Press button is using a thicker paper with no mylar at all. Shiny buttons is with using … Continue reading

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Making buttons with the Flex1000 Hand Press

Hi Button Guy, We purchased the Flex1000 press and finally had some time to try out making buttons.  We started with 2.25″.  The press we have is somewhat different than the one in the videos Our best button was one that sort … Continue reading

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Printing on Dura-Lar

I just love the principal behind those New Year buttons  (buttons by people power press)– I think I understand – print on the transfer, instead of a printed button template, cut out a gift wrap or even a Christmas Card … Continue reading

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….i’m back

Oh, I know I’ve been gone for so long. But guess what,  I’m back and ready to answer all the questions that may be floating around in your heads! I’ll start with an email I recently received regarding machine maintenance. Hello, These … Continue reading

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Button Guy in Montreal at the new Custom Button Store in Quebec

I hopped in the car and took the trip to Montreal to see how Joel and Nic are doing setting up their custom button store in Montreal. It’s very cool.  They are not setup yet but their opening party is … Continue reading

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A new button store opening in Montreal. Custom Buttons galore on Ste Catherine Est!

Great news for  all button makers and button people in Montreal.  The guys from Pinscity and Bomacaron have got together to open a button store on Ste. Catherine East in Montreal. Nic and Joel are making custom buttons right there … Continue reading

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