Thimble... who need a thimble. In the tutorial they used no thimble.:icon_smile_wink:learn from alexanders tutorial. once you learn, its yours for life.
get yourself a thimble [with a hole in the top], apackage of needles, and a spool of thread.
you now have a lifetime supply of equipment.
$1 a button is a pretty good price. I believe my dry cleaner charges $3.I have the buttons. I was just wondering what a reasonable charge would be for replacing them. One tailor near by said a $1 a button, which I thought was crazy. I may try the DIY approach, but would still like to know a fair value.