Pub: Search Press Ltd
There are 25 designs to make with easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photographs accompanying every project. Buttons are not only practical additions to bags, jackets and other garments but they also make great fashion accessories all on their own. Starting with a detailed explanation for making each button, the projects span an incredible array of crafts including crochet, embroidery, knotting, felt and paint for embellishing your handmade beautiful buttons.
Buttons can be practical, pretty or just there serving no purpose whatsoever..
what this book does is show us how to create our own beautiful buttons out of just about anything. It also says that buttons do not have be put on our garments.
25 creative, beautiful and sometimes unusual buttons are demonstrated.
Beate Schmitz shows us how to use paints, beads and even macrame to make buttons for every purpose.
How to make Buttons is a useful and very different book for crafters and if you have never thought about making them before, before long you will wondering why on earth not.
I particularly loved the Flower Power buttons. They are so fun and I expect my imagination to wandering into other button dimensions quite quickly.
The pictures are beautifully displayed and the ‘How it’s done’ sections are simply explained. You can make buttons out of just about anything, so this is a perfect project for using scraps.
Ideal for everyone and even children would be able to have to go.
I have always been interested in the history of buttons..
I love that at one time buttons were made like metal box containers and in the 17th century drug smugglers used them to smuggle their illegal wares.
Buttons also noted a persons wealth and Koumpounophobia, the fear of buttons, is a surprisingly common phobia. Steve Jobs had a fear of buttons..who knew.
You can make buttons out of just about anything and they do not have to be round.
I made some buttons using curtain rings and embroidery thread..
These buttons were made using a broken branch from a Lilac tree..
Practical, beautiful and really easy.
Happy Crafting x
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