Covered Buttons Postal Orders

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At this time we are encouraging postal orders. Postal covered button orders NEED COMPLETE INSTRUCTIONS. Follow the instructions below or get in touch if you need any advice. POSTAL ORDERS WILL BE FULFILLED AND RETURNED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE ALTHOUGH DUE TO LIMITED HOURS AND POSTAL SERVICES THIS MAY NOT BE AS PROMPT AS ON OTHER OCCASIONS. Thank you for your patience.



You send us your fabric and we make the fabric covered button. We can receive your orders in person, via courier or postal. You have the option to collect in person, we post back or you arrange a courier to collect (postal charges subject to size and weight).

The process is as follows:

  1. You send the fabric and Covered Buttons Order Form detailing your order.
  2. We complete the covered buttons from your instructions
  3. We send you an invoice
  4. You pay the invoice via bank transfer
  5. Once payment has cleared we send your buttons or inform you of collection.

We do not accept self-address enveloped for return postage.

We offer a button covering service in a range of sizes and styles including:

  • dome
  • highball
  • marigold
  • sew-though

Backing style size and availability in the cost chart below‘.

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HIGH-RISK FABRIC – we do not cover using PVC/plastic finishes. We may not cover using leather, pleather, piped lace, brocade, unstabilised jersey, knit or other stretch fabrics.


To create your handmade covered buttons we will need from you:

    • the fabric(s) (note the face side)
    • detailed instructions including the size, quantity, shape style and backing preference (include a sample button for size matching)
    • contact details for the email invoice and return address

If you are posting we will need all the details clearly outlined, the easiest way is to print out and fill in our Covered Buttons Order Form.


Our button charges start from £0.25 per button. Buttons come as standard with a black or white shank plastic back.

The below costings are a guide price and are subject to change if your order has a specific request. Additional charges are outlined below.

  • sheer/lightweight fabric = additional £0.05per layer
  • pattern cutting / specific placement  = additional £0.15per button
  • covered backs (not for all fabrics, only using thin or lining fabric)  = additional £0.15per button,


D.M.Buttons Covered Buttons Size & Prices
Size (ligne) Dome High-ball Marri Sew-through Metal back Canvas back Pin back
10 £0.25 £0.25 x x x x x
16 £0.25 £0.25 x x << add £0.15 white & black  £0.50 x
20 £0.25 x x x x x x
22 £0.25 £0.30 x x << add £0.15 black only    £0.50 £1.00
24 £0.25 x £0.60 £0.40 << add £0.15 x x
26 £0.25 £0.30 x x x x x
28 £0.25 x x x x x x
30 £0.25 £0.40 £0.60 £0.40 << add £0.15 white & black    £0.50 £1.00
32 £0.25 x x x x black only    £0.50 x
36 £0.25 x £0.60 £0.40 << add £0.15 x £1.00
40 £0.30 x x x << add £0.15 x x
45 £0.45 x £0.60 x x x £1.00
50 £0.45 x x x x x x
60 £0.60 x x x x x x

The component finishes vary depending on our current stock.


Postal charges for covered buttons:

  • standard postage – untracked/small quantity (usually up to 50units) = from £2.50
  • recorded postage – tracking/ small-medium quantity (usually a orders valued up to £15) = from £4.00
  • Special delivery – tracked faster delivery / larger quantities, (usually a orders valued over £15) = from £12.50
  • Larger orders may be subject to additional costs based on weight and size. POA

Postal charges will be invoiced, final costs based on weight and size and package content.

We will post your order once payment has been cleared. Payment for postal orders can be made via:

  • online bank transfer – invoices will be emailed once the order has been processed (include your email address with the order instructions)
  • phone card payment – minimum phone payment is £20
  • We no longer be accepting cheques.


We cannot take responsibility for packages inappropriately packed, tracking packages you send through to us nor untracked standard postage.

We do not accept self-address enveloped for return postage.