Sorry! Seems we forgot to include the Rosette stitch drawing in the first print run! Here it is-Read more: Snowflake Teneriffe Lace Kit- Errata- Rosette Stitch
That's right! All hands are on deck getting ready to launch the latest dvd in the Making Passementerie series- Making Even More Buttons.
Some of you will have noticed when we started published Button Making: A guide to Gina-B's How-to Products that the new dvd was mentioned - with all new designs!
This dvd has 34 different designs, ranging from a variety of Victorian and Edwardian needlework...Read more: Even More Buttons....
The following chart is a guide to which instructions can be found in each of the how-to products by Gina-B Silkworks. The Glossary is (slowly!) being updated to include an image of each style for reference.
Read more: Button Making: A guide to Gina-B's How-to Products
In this workshop manual, Gina Barrett shows how to recreate the beautiful passementerie of the past and how to work modern designs.
A large variety of techniques are explained, including thread wrapping, needlework, knots and embroidery. Working with beads and spangles, needleweaving and lace techniques are discussed, as are tools, materials, useful stitches and finishing.
Instructions for over 100 individual designs are included - each clearly explained and illustrated with step by step drawings.
Suggestions for many more variations are also given, with photographs and drawings for inspiration, enabling the reader to create a huge range of unique buttons.
Regardless of whether you sew or not, and whatever your skill level, this manual will show you how to make beautiful buttons.
(with a foreword by Ninya Mikhaila and a short contribution by Beatrix Nutz, MA)
Price £19.99 (GBP)
Pub Date: 1 June 2013
Illustrations: 553 black & white, 73 photographs
Extent: 84 pages
Errata: pg 37 Suzi’s Star
After last paragraph should read:
Work the grappé stitches to cover the straight sections, not the points, to achieve the feathered points of the original buttons.
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