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How to make these simple frog buttons?
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Prisca712
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Date: 9/4/12 9:47 PM

Hi everyone,

I'm making a qipao/cheongsam and I want it to have simple, 'strip'-like frogs (like these blue ones).

Does anyone know how to make these? All the tutorials I've seen are for the three-lobed style of frogs. Are these just pieces of tubing that are doubled with folded under edges? Thanks in advance for any reply!

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Date: 9/4/12 11:13 PM

Thanks for asking; I think I'll be using this video instruction that I found as a result of your question. Hope it helps.

Easy to Follow Chinese Knot Tutorial

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Date: 9/5/12 11:14 AM

Very cool! I'm going to have to try this sometime!

Glad this question was asked and answer found!

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Date: 9/7/12 8:58 PM

Wow a7yrstitch, great video! Seeing it done with big cording makes it so much clearer. Thanks for sharing :)

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