This almost feels like cheating rather than making!
All you need is a pretty button, strong glue and a brooch finding:
You may recognise the button as one I bought in Cardiff. It was bought for this purpose. All I did was glue the finding on the back:
And ta dah! I have a brooch (or my mother in law will do).
Here is is pinned to my jumper:
And in a box to give to her:
Please excuse how dark the photos are – artificial light and phone cameras aren’t a great match!
This is made with an expensive, hand painted button bought for this purpose, but you can use plainer buttons. I have previously shared button brooches made using a plastic button and a painted wooden one layered together and plainer buttons layered for the diamond jubilee.
Hopefully the original Mrs M will like this!