Thursday, July 04, 2013

New Book! Buttons: A Passementerie Workshop Manual

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.

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