Both of these pieces were made with one strand of Signature machine embroidery thread and one strand of Gütermann cotton sewing thread wound together on the shuttles. The buttons are 5/8 inch four-hole buttons.
I combined one of the pieces of "baby lace" (see March 25th) with the decorated button (see May 28) I designed for the 25-Motif Challenge to create this neck decoration. After sewing some decorated buttons to a t-shirt for my sister and having them curl up after washing, I decided the entire piece had to be sewed to the shirt. Because of that, I didn't stitch through the buttons. These were gifts for my sister and my niece. I think they turned out pretty well.