Gina Barrett shows you how to make beautiful Dorset ring buttons using traditional techniques in this comprehensive guide. From favourite time honoured designs through to modern variations.
* 76 beautiful buttons * full colour step-by-step instructions * finishing & variation ideas included
- 68 pages
- full colour throughout
- step-by-step instructions
- 398 photographs
- 22 illustrations
Button making is the perfect mindful / take anywhere craft
Add an original statement to clothing
Make beautiful buttons to embellish your other crafts
Perfect to use for jewellery making Learn traditional and modern designs
Photographic instructions for visual learners
I was once told that there is never a book published without at least one error...
pg 22 - Dorset Basket traditional should read "Lay 6 pairs for 12....."
This will be corrected in the next reprint.
This book is the first in the new “Making Buttons” series
Button designs included:
(please remember that traditional button names do vary)
Dorset Crosswheel * Dorset Crosswheel variation * Dorset Crosswheel variation 2 * Blandford Cartwheel * Dorset Basket * Old Blandford * Lychett Basket * Besketweave * Mite * Old Dorset * Honeycomb * Woven Wheel * Maltese Cross * Yarrell * Yarrell Variation * Nautical * Pinwheel * Small Pinwheel * Wide Flower * Flower Type 1 * Double Flower * Flower Type 2 * Petal * Flower Type 3 * Templar Cross * Encased Star * Open Star * Swanston * Ammonite * Ammonite variation * Eddy * Swirl * Triskele * Triskele Colours * Eruption * Chain Stitch * Cogwheel * Double Chain * Daisy Chain * Spoked * Basket Chain * Water Wheel * Open Basket * Windwheel * Barley Basket * Spinning Wheel * Rainbow Swirl * Rainbow * Flower Basket * Dorset Posy * Dorset Tree * Tree of Life * Blossom Tree * Flower Row * Flower Garden * Spangle * Beads Spokes * Beaded Rounding * Liberty * Birds Eye Mite * Birds Eye * Ribbed Birds Eye * Singleton a * Singleton B * Singleton C * Singleton D * Singleton E * Singleton F * Dotted Singleton * Spider Web * Trinket * Carolus * Singleton Pinwheel * Singleton Wheel * Filigree * Star & Dot