Links which may be useful in making buttons:

Dorset Buttons for Dorset and Yorkshire buttons forTurkish and Persian buttons

Polymer clay [Fimo]

Chinese Knot

Wooden buttons

Leather Buttons

Using templates creative buttons

Felted wool and other types of button

Button backs [for attaching to flat backed articles] available at

Other types of buttons includes a small entry on buttons covering a cardboard circle with yarn