...And who didn't feel that impulse to run as the 'button-eye' sewing episode was introduced in (Neil Gaiman's) Coraline?
I was thinking, that’s why a parent knows how to push their youngsters buttons...because they sewed them on!
In the studio there is a batch of antique jet glass buttons in a small grass basket. I have not really meant to assemble a collection, for each button was acquired for a specific duty. Then, the excitement of seeing the perfect button faded and was replaced with dread memories of small defenseless glass broken carelessly before its time.
Never throw a sweater down a ladder with jet buttons.
Never put a garment with jet buttons with dryer.
Never swing a bag of jet button around and around.
For a little button never (tried to) hurt anyone.
Wasn’t it Sam Levenson who something about making sure to
press the up button, if you die in an elevator?
Now I will mash the publish button (too soon);
it's next to the placebo-panic button.
Budai’s (Qieci) button. Popular folklore maintains that rubbing his
belly brings good luck. But you already knew that.