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50 heirloom buttons to make by Nancy Nehring
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50 heirloom buttons to make (original 1996; edition 1996)

by Nancy Nehring

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Title:50 heirloom buttons to make
Authors:Nancy Nehring
Info:Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, c1996.
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50 Heirloom Buttons to Make by Nancy Nehring (1996)

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    Knöpfe selber machen by Beate Schmitz (MarthaJeanne)
    MarthaJeanne: For those who read both English and German: The book in German uses modern craft methods, the one in English historical methods. The buttons are very different, but new or old, there is nothing like a specially crafted button to finish home-made clothing.… (more)
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    Buttons : A Passementerie Workshop Manual by Gina Barrett (MarthaJeanne)
    MarthaJeanne: If the Barrett book is too advanced for you try Nehring's, and if you want a further challenge after Nehring's, get Barrett's. Both will give you a chance to create just the right button for a special garment.
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This is a great book on how to make thread buttons. The instructions are clear and concise and the buttons I made turned out beautifully. Included is a little history on each style. I highly recommend this book. The buttons I made were a little bit if a meditation similar to knitting or crochet and I enjoyed it very much. ( )
  fabricfactrix | Apr 8, 2014 |
Superb book. Excellent directions for making small round objects using needle lace, knotting, crochet and several other techniques. Although the author only thinks of them as buttons, there is no reason not to use them for jewelry as findings, pendents and charms. Clear instructions and interesting history of techniques. ( )
  aulsmith | Nov 22, 2010 |
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Create from this gallery of decorative fabric, needle lace, crochet, ribbon, and braid closures. This extensive collection of beautiful buttons and closures can easily be made without special equipment. Includes delicate needle lace buttons, elegant frog closures, Victorian crocheted buttons, braid, fabric, ribbon buttons, and more.
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