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Snowflake Teneriffe Lace Kit- Errata- Rosette Stitch

Sorry! Seems we forgot to include the Rosette stitch drawing in the first print run! Here it is-

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Even More Buttons....

That's right! All hands are on deck getting ready to launch the latest dvd in the Making Passementerie series- Making Even More Buttons.

Some of you will have noticed when we started published  Button Making: A guide to Gina-B's How-to Products that the new dvd was mentioned - with all new designs! Buttons by Gina Barrett

This dvd has 34 different designs, ranging from a variety of Victorian and Edwardian needlework...

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Button Making: A guide to Gina-B's How-to Products

The following chart is a guide to which instructions can be found in each of the how-to products by Gina-B Silkworks. The Glossary is (slowly!) being updated to include an image of each style for reference. 

 

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Buttons: Table of Contents

Buttons: A Passementerie Workshop Manual

Contents

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Buttons: A Passementerie Workshop Manual

Buttons A Passementerie Workshop Manual by Gina Barrett

 

 

It is here!

 

The official launch date is Saturday, June 1st,

launching with a show on Create & Craft tv at 2pm. 

 

In this workshop manual, Gina Barrett shows how to recreate the beautiful passementerie of the past and how to work modern designs.

Gina Barrett Buttons manual -contents

 

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.

 

 

Regardless of whether you sew or not, and whatever your skill level, this manual will show you how to make beautiful buttons.

A table of contents can be seen by clicking here


 

Buttons: A Passementerie Workshop Manual
by Gina Barrett

(with a foreword by Ninya Mikhaila and a short contribution by Beatrix Nutz, MA)

Price £19.99 (GBP)

ISBN: 978-0-9573243-1-2

Pub Date: 1 June 2013
Illustrations: 553 black & white, 73 photographs
Extent: 84 pages
Size: 210x297mm
Binding: Paperback 

 

Errata: pg 37 Suzi’s Star
After last paragraph should read:
Work the grappé stitches to cover the straight sections, not the points, to achieve the feathered points of the original buttons.

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