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Date: 4/14/14 3:56 PM

I know a lot of ladies use vintage ones, but I saw this one at JoAnn today and wanted to share. I didn't pick one up, but it looks very similar to the vintage ones I've seen.

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Date: 4/14/14 4:01 PM

You can trace the length of the button interesting. I might have to try and find that one at Hancock fabrics. I wish they had more pictures.

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Date: 4/14/14 4:21 PM

How does this work?
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Date: 4/14/14 4:29 PM

Sarai has a tutorial on her blog.

$4.99 is a lot cheaper than what I paid for my vintage Singer bound buttonhole tool.
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Date: 4/14/14 6:27 PM

I was just at JoAnn. I need one of these
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Date: 4/14/14 6:43 PM

Wow, they've probably re-issued it, which is a good thing. I have seen them sell for anywhere from $10 to $20 on eBay. I have an old one that was given to me and it is copper color.

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Date: 4/15/14 5:19 PM

Yes, it looks just like the one I use often and have had for 45 years, just a different color metal. I'd like to have the larger one they used to make that you can use to make pocket openings.

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Date: 4/15/14 8:42 PM

Very interesting! I think I will have to pick one of these up the next time I am at JoAnn. I hope they will consider reissuing the pocket sized one as well!
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Date: 4/15/14 9:04 PM

Is this the pocket one you remember? Welt pocket template

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Date: 4/16/14 12:37 PM

Wow, weren't the old ones selling for upwards of $50 on ebay a few years ago?

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