Coin Button

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Collin @ MAKE points us to this clever use of a small-denomination coin as a replacement button. Just drill two holes and sew!

6 thoughts on “Coin Button

  1. Michelle says:

    Isn’t it a federal offense to deface money from any country?

  2. Becky Stern says:

    As long as you’re not defacing it in order to defraud the government, it’s not illegal. Bre’s Coin Ring video podcast talks about this:

  3. Alejandra says:

    I was wondering the same(I´m honduran) and it actually caught me off guard to see a coin of 20 cents turned into a button! :D
    I don’t think it’s illegal, I’ve seen coins on sooo many things over the years… bracelets, necklaces, wooden boxes…

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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