Storing shirt buttons

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by idfnl, Dec 19, 2008.

  1. idfnl

    idfnl Senior member

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    Hey everyone, do you remove the extra buttons when you buy a shirt and store them off in a sewing kit with a label?
     


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    jobro Senior member

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    I cellotape my spare buttons onto the shirts coat hanger which has the appropriate label inscribed into the wood.
     


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    Remove extra cuff button, leave the lower placket buttons on, so you can do a repair on the fly if necessary.
     


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    Hey everyone, do you remove the extra buttons when you buy a shirt and store them off in a sewing kit with a label?

    Well, I do remove them and chuck them in the 'spare sh!t' box. Nothing organized - just match by eye if you need one.

    I cellotape my spare buttons onto the shirts coat hanger which has the appropriate label inscribed into the wood.

    [​IMG] Organizized! I like it....
     


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    I throw them out 'cause they suck.
     


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    I leave them on or I lose them. Somewhere in the house are several paper packets containing spare jacket buttons. Somewhere...
     


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