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Experimental Dorset Button Instruction Pack - Meadow Wall Hanging

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Experimental Dorset Button Instruction Pack - Meadow Wall Hanging

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Overview

  • Handmade Supply
  • Craft type: Embroidery, Sewing
  • Self-published: Yes
  • Material: Paper
  • Favorited by: 4 people
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Description

This booklet is designed to allow you to play with button making and to create something uniquely yours.

It is 14 pages and contains clear photographic and written instructions to make the Meadow hanging, Crosswheel Dorset Button, Flower Dorset button, How to Change Threads and Making a Shank. We print this A4 book ourselves using good quality paper and inks on our fabulous A3 printer.

You will need Blunt and sharp large eyed needles, embroidery hoop, yarn and threads in a variety of weights, fibres and colours and smaller brass rings. This is a great way to use up your stash!

Dorset buttons were made by hand in Dorset from the early 1600’s to 1851. They were shipped all over the world and were even worn by royalty. This cottage industry employed over 4000 people at its height, making over 100 different button types. Their popularity died overnight after the Great Exhibition of 1851, when a new button machine was showcased. Many families were left destitute and emigrated to escape starvation, and the art was more or less lost. The W.I. and others have kept this fabulous craft alive and now you can learn how to make them too.

Dorset buttons are coming back in a big way. Here at Beaker Button we love using modern colour and materials to create a contemporary twist on this fabulous craft. There is nothing more trendy than personalising your project with your own hand stitch Dorset button!
This booklet is designed to allow you to play with button making and to create something uniquely yours.

It is 14 pages and contains clear photographic and written instructions to make the Meadow hanging, Crosswheel Dorset Button, Flower Dorset button, How to Change Threads and Making a Shank. We print this A4 book ourselves using good quality paper and inks on our fabulous A3 printer.

You will need Blunt and sharp large eyed needles, embroidery hoop, yarn and threads in a variety of weights, fibres and colours and smaller brass rings. This is a great way to use up your stash!

Dorset buttons were made by hand in Dorset from the early 1600’s to 1851. They were shipped all over the world and were even worn by royalty. This cottage industry employed over 4000 people at its height, making over 100 different button types. Their popularity died overnight after the Great Exhibition of 1851, when a new button machine was showcased. Many families were left destitute and emigrated to escape starvation, and the art was more or less lost. The W.I. and others have kept this fabulous craft alive and now you can learn how to make them too.

Dorset buttons are coming back in a big way. Here at Beaker Button we love using modern colour and materials to create a contemporary twist on this fabulous craft. There is nothing more trendy than personalising your project with your own hand stitch Dorset button!

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