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Needle Pattern Button Journal Kit

£ 14.99 each
  • Description

At various places and times it has been known by many names, including fancy darning, coptic embroidery, skakkaglit, smøyg, nyzynka, sashiko and kogin. It is practised the world over including Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Japan, Scandinavia, and South America.

This kit also includes a printed fabric Little Button Journal© - a bit of clever folding and you have a permanent place to keep your first button creations!

  • Kit contains instructions for 6 different button designs
  • Threads and button moulds are included
  • Printed fabric Little Button Journal© to keep your creations!

Textile button making can be quite addictive. More often than not, makers want to keep their first buttons as a record of their success. The printed fabric Little Button Journal© included with this kit allows you to do this, making up a sampler for future reference. Printed with drawings and snippets of text about buttons and button making, it also serves as a ground for further creative journalling.

This kit focuses on pattern darning - the creation of patterns on plain fabric using a running stitch.  The pretty patterns are easy to work and make beautiful buttons!

Kit contains

  • 12 button moulds
  • 3 skeins cotton embroidery thread (colours may vary)
  • tapestry needle
  • printed fabric journal sheet
  • aida
  • fabric full instructions

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Gina-B Silkworks designs and produces a variety of craft kits, books, DVDs and other items with an emphasis on handwork & passementerie (textile trimmings). We also stock a range of tools & materials for these crafts. Gina also makes bespoke items to commission.
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