Backstitch a little birdcage with a single strand of floss. Then attach it to a blank pendant, and slip it onto a chain.
Materials: Scrap of solid white fabric 1-1⁄8"-diameter covered button Embroidery floss: black Water- or heat-soluble marking pen
Assemble the Button:
1. Trace pattern onto white paper. Using a light box or a sunny window, trace the pattern onto right side of white fabric using a water- or heat-soluble marking pen. Place fabric in a small embroidery hoop.
2. Use one strand of black floss for all stitching. Backstitch birdcage with short stitches. Stitch double-wrapped French knots for doorknob and dots on the curly ornamentation. Stitch chain with two chain stitches.
3. Refer to "M.I.Y. Covered Buttons," to cut out and assemble covered button.