Decorate your world with buttons! Have dozens of spare buttons you've no idea what to do with? Or a treasured few handed down from Grandma that you'd love to preserve and show off somehow? Empty your button box and beautifully customize shirts, purses, quilts, pillows, jewelry, bookmarks, picture frames, and more! Give a set of ordinary shirt buttons a new, decorative purpose, or find the perfect way to enjoy a single antique button without harming (or hiding) it. Discover the engaging stories behind collectible buttons, and learn how to properly clean, care for and attach various types so they will look their best, and last. Turn all your buttons - intricate or plain, vintage or brand-new, washable or delicate - into pretty yet practical projects for wear or show, to keep or share!... Queen Mary (celluloid), Elsie the Borden Cow (plastic) and aYum-Yuma from the Gilbert and Sullivan opera The Mikado (brass). ... The quick-reference guide on pages 16-17 will give you Dogs have long been a popular subject for buttons.
|Title||:||Busy with Buttons|
|Publisher||:||Krause Publications Craft - 2009-08-20|