Handy Backpacker Fix: “tic.” Your Button Because Sewing is for Wimps Melissa Hennessey January 3 Gear, Sidelines, Sweden tic. is a Swedish company that has solved one of the more vexing backpacker issues: sewing on a shirt button after it has detached. tic Button Fixer © tic Sweden Simply push tic through the button, one tic for 2 holed buttons or two tic for 4, pinch twist and done! Imagine the usefulness of such a simple solution to an inevitable complication. 10 minutes before that big board meeting, your cube mate points out your flapping shirt button. Two weeks into a 3-month backpacking adventure, your only button-down develops an unwanted vent. Then, with the flick of a wrist, it’s like it never happened and you’re back on the trail. Check it out here. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Let\'s Make Sure You\'re Human ... *Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA. seven + = Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.