- Are the buttons machine washable?
Yes. They are made of the same materials that are usually used for metal buttons (jeans buttons, press studs, etc.). Specifically, it is an alloy named zamak based on zinc , to which aluminum , magnesium and copper are bonded . It takes its name from the acronym in German of each element entering into its composition: Zink , Aluminum , Magnesium and Kupfer (copper).
- Should Custon's be removed before machine washing?
It is not necessary to remove your Custon's, they are made of resistant materials and they are fixed so that they cannot be accidentally removed. We advise you to button the garment and turn it inside out or place it in a net (temperature 30° max). If you have to remove the tip of your Custon's, do it gently so as not to damage your outfits.
- Why use a needle or an awl (punch)?
We recommend the use of a needle or an awl (awl) with a diameter of about 2 millimeters to facilitate the passage of the metal point through the desired material (fabric, leather, etc.) because this is not self-perforating depending on the thickness and nature of the textile.
It is strongly advised not to use sharp tools such as scissors or cutters which would damage the fabric.
Are you hesitating? Why not give it a try with 1 or 2 buttons to start and test the concept? To try it is to adopt it !
- How are Custon's used?
The Custon's aim to replace the original buttons of your outfits. Once in place, they are used exactly like classic buttons by passing through the buttonholes. To change it, simply use the tweezers provided for this purpose: place the stem of the tweezers at the level of the side notch of the Custon's and press while pulling the tip to release it. The tip remains on the garment. Then use the tweezers to place the new Custon's on the tip.
You can also attach the Custon's to parts of the garment that do not have a buttonhole just for decoration. However, it is recommended to choose locations where the fabric is doubled or reinforced.