Buttons are a small yet essential element of a garment, as it affixes two pieces of fabric. We encounter buttons on every other day; you may have also noticed they are of different shapes, types, and material too. The most common one is the plastic buttons, other than that the metal, wood or fabric buttons are even there in the market.
Today we will be talking about various types of buttons:
Pig nose fabric
Pig nose fabric button resembles a pig nose which is made up of cloth and done hand sewing only.
Stud/ jeans button
This is similar to shank buttons, but instead of a hole at the back, they have a straight pin which attached through the fabric to secure the button.
Toggles are more often long, straight or rounded, which is made up of wood.
Covered fabric button
Covered fabric buttons look good on casual garments; it is made to conceal a piece of fabric over a button.
Mandarin fabric button
Mandarin fabric buttons are knobs which are made up of knotted string.
Worked or cloth button
These buttons are made up of embroidery stitches over a knob.