Is it possible to be in love with a button? Because I think I am. I received my coat buttons from Pat's Custom Buttons and Belts yesterday, and they are AMAZING.
As you may recall, I was having trouble choosing between the half ball button and the combination flat button. I was so gripped by indecision that I ended up ordering a set of each. The way I figure it, it wouldn't hurt to have an extra set of buttons for my coat, right? I also had the backs lined with my polka dot charmeuse coat lining, thanks to the ingenious suggestion of one of you lovely readers.
Here's a close-up of the combination flat:
And here's the half ball:
I'm definitely leaning towards one of them, but I'm not going to make up my mind for sure until I see them on the finished coat.
But I just had to share them with you. Aren't they indeed glorious? Don't they make you want to marry Pat, the custom button-maker? (Or is that just me?) In any case, I once again highly recommend Pat's Custom Buttons and Belts. I sent my order form and fabric to her on November 3oth, and received my beautiful buttons back on December 8th! And that's including mail time from New York to California and back. How does she do it? See my post with all her information here.