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This is a set of 2 light blue buttons.

They are handmade using the traditional Dorset Button craft. Dorset buttons were a way of making buttons before the Industrial Revolution.

They are made using a ring (in this case plastic) and wrapping and weaving thread round and through the ring. I use embroidery thread (floss).

I love making these and trying out different colour combinations.

These buttons are made using a 100% cotton thread. This is a lovely light blue.

They are approximately 1.5 cms (half an inch)in size.

These buttons can be used simply as buttons on a garment or sewn or stuck as embelishments.

I would recommend hand-washing if used on garments, however in a trial I have washed at 40 degrees and then tumble-dried a similar button 3 times with no effect.

Check out this listing for an example of what you can do with the handmade buttonshttp://www.etsy.com/listing/51357577/handmade-dorset-buttons-hair-clips-pink

The lovely felt bowl is available in SnowsdropsAndDaisies's wonderful shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/SnowdropsAndDaisies

Visit my shop for other handmade lovelies http://www.etsy.com/shop/Bigbluebed

Dorset Buttons Dorset Button Blue Buttons Handmade - Dorset Cross Wheel Buttons - Set of 2

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  • Materials: plastic ring, thread
  • Ships worldwide from Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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