Button maker

Item Description Loan Period Inventory*
Button maker

Reservation of the button maker at Steenbock Library has been temporarily paused. Below is information about the procedure once the service is relaunched. 

Must be used in Steenbock Library during regular library hours.

If you are trying to make a same day reservation, please call (608)262-1371 for expedited handling of your request.

Includes round button maker, circle cutter and instructions.

Button supplies may be purchased from the Steenbock Library vending machine – packets of everything needed to make 25 pin backed buttons in one of two sizes:

  • 1 inch – $1.00 for 25 buttons
  • 2.25 inch – $1.50 for 25 buttons

IMPORTANT! If you are making more than 200 buttons, you will need to order supplies a week in advance directly from www.americanbuttonmachines.com.  If ordering from American Button Machines, select  1 inch OR 2.25 inch sizes ONLY.  Many styles are available but they must be in these sizes in order to work with our machine.  Examples:

4 hours 1

Watch – How to make a 1 inch button

Button making templates

Vending machine 1 inch button packet includes:

Watch – How to make a pinback button

Button making templates

Vending machine 2.25 inch pinback button packet includes: