Pattern For Double Loop

The deco-rativr spirals in this frog arc formed from a round br aid and a round cord which are looped together. The button and the loop are formed from 1 separate length of cord or you can use the braid and then stitched 10 the back of the spirals. To make the bottom sample in gpld on p. 8 you'U need To m ike two identical spirals, draw anil pin the pattern ail right to the board. Measure 10 determine the length of the cord and the braid and add 2 in. Hold the braid and the cord together,...

Forming Flower Frog

Heirloom Buttons

St gt Uh for loop Stitch to Attach petal To anile the Soho twist, ribbon is looped, twisted. and stitchcd directly to the button mold to creatc a beautiful and unusual button To make the sample in ecru on p 03, you II need halMome commercial button mold Begin by covering the mold with silk fabric to match gt xmr ribbon follow instructions on pp KMl V Use two or three layers of fabric, if necessary, to cover the mold completely. To an lt hor your thread and position the center of the flower take...

Pattern For Double Spiral

Decorative Knots Instructions

PttQraito kwts n kv bcmtlful InfitoHt f lt gt Youll linil paiUrrns lor ihirr knots here. .inj wo books will be hclpfu if you wish tu design vour own knotted trog Tlic F.mwtopedu o Km und fimv Ropr Worli shows bnw to makr many dilfeirnt knots t hat l iii be uscd f r frogs. Cd Knoiwrii will show you how 10 dotgn an erullcss knoi lo In any sizc and shapc sce Mclp'.ul Books on p. 1091. Ihr drcorative knots in tbift tfcrton will be worked frnm ehe fconi 1 h - double-knot flog will bccentered and wn...

How To Make Heirloom Buttons

Soutache Technique

To form the outer round of the knot, form loops I and 2 following the pattern At U ps J and 4 hegtti the Heaving paiii'rn Remember the rule for weaving when forming an odd numbered loop. weave over the stdo ol even numbered loop and under the sides of other odd-numbered loops, for an even-numbered loop, weave over the sides of odd-numbered loops ami under the sides ol other even-numbered loops lo form the second and third round of loops, trace inswle- the route of the first round Adjust the...

Heirloom Buttons

Heirloom Buttons

Three-leaf clowr Double loop ln gt g Double-knot frog Flai wravr frog Ftsho Spirals Onered mold buttons . Singleton Rimmed buttons Hailed ribbon buttons Floral Buttons Fabric flourrs Ribbon flown gt Soho twist Rosette buttons I or most sewers button come last II they think About buttons at ill. they're u ually store-bought But buttons can odd a most distinctive touch to a garment. And whether you sew or no , there arc a hast of tntere Jing button-making techniques that arr fatriy easy to learn...

Herringbone Stitch

The htfrfybone itch an be waived tn j oroc u gt dose fie back of i sruflW ar tighten j Uninf The htfrfybone itch an be waived tn j oroc u gt dose fie back of i sruflW ar tighten j Uninf Beads, old buttons, buttle caps champagne corks which are easily sanded to any shape , or st cl wash exs could all be used as molds to give a uidc variety of shapes to your buttons You can even cicate shapes from Macked mat board lt gt r other thin rnatrr wis A Tew buttons discussed in this book require no molit...

Single Crochet Stitch

Www Gamstudio Com

A. l.s rt hock into top of svxch or gt nx gt spx m previous round. Wrjp Thread o tr hock. Pui' thread through stitch or space .n prertout round. B. Wrap thread over hook gAlt . P S thread through 6or i taop on hook. B. Wrap thread over hook gAlt . P S thread through 6or i taop on hook. A. Mjkc sMpk tOi to form tot loop 00 00 . fl. M.it-c cht rc sr.tcnci c W for in tnstwetfons. A. Mjkc sMpk tOi to form tot loop 00 00 . C Fomu cham Wichet into ring by mj ung stp sfifccfr ro toooecr first and U...

How To Make A Sweater Frog Closure

Button Knotted

All kinds of commercial buttons work with frog closures, and many of the buttons in this book will work, as writ. Knotted braid buttons see pp. 56-61 and beads are the most traditional buttons used with frog closures. But be creative A variety of objects can Ik sewn or tied onto a garment. 1 once saw a twig used for a button with a free-form frog. The frogs in this chapter can be made wuh a variety of kraids, cords, or fabrics. The stiffness of the material determines the style of frog gt u can...

Crocheting Over A Ring

Crochet Bullion

Pns Us B. tmcrt hook thnxjgfr center coring, C PoQ hod through toqps on hook. tvtcfi of wcri through ccnrcr of Wr p thr d ovtr hook And pu fron1 r Kk to front. Insert hook tn Mdk through center of On ou amp de of On oot amp de of r,wr p t rejd jroof J nog. , rjp itmzsd tntr Aoo . For sa ripU in gold cut p. 71. you'll need sire 36 commercial hall round button mold covcml with fabrii 14 steel crochet hook UK. 7 . fiml I ch y. si si in slipknot 4 umcv ch . u In first ch of...

Weaving Pattern For Diamond In A Square

Wrapped Knotted Button

Wrjp four rounds of seven twe wraps. The firs two re shown. Make two more rotxxte on trte d gomL B. Make rounds of two wraps txrween Cvise wraps D.Movcdjck to center nd overcast next par of wraps. D.Movcdjck to center nd overcast next par of wraps. A. Wrjp four rounds of seven twe wraps. The firs two re shown. Make two more rotxxte on trte d gomL B. Make rounds of two wraps txrween Cvise wraps Next, moke wo wr pi of gimp across the tenter between two round of seven, as in drawing B at left...

Dorset Crosswheel

Dorset Buttons Patterns

Woe ivic iwtvi 4roun4 ipoAci of ckxk imp. lo make one of the ample in the ftiwer left cornet on p N. begin m the center of the tuition Kackstiich lt mcr two spokes. Move forward four spokes Backstitch over the two unused spokes Continue conv-pleting the first round On ibe second round, backstitch over ihe same pairs of spokes used in the first round On the third round, move over one spoke. Ua lt ksjite h over pokes until all of the spokes are used. This will oflset the backstitches between the...

Making A Selfshank

Heirloom Buttons

Tare is for a button with six wraps auos the front on the last pass, it will work regardless of the number of wraps. After farming the shank, stitch it in place, and stitch the tail down. On the bavk. about ft in. In from the edge ol the button. hjckMlich adjaccni wraps of braid together all around the button. Make sure vou include thecoma anchor mi he stitching, lor n uitj wmpfe in ighi Mur an p. 49, wull need Wrap about 1 in. of transparent tape around one end of soutache hraid to stiflen the...

Starting A Soutache Ring Button

The rings for stac ked ring buttons are wrapped epa-rately. then stacked, and stitched together You tnighi trv wrapping each ring in a different color or even in .1 striped pattern. for bottom sdmpfcs tn red on p. youtl need ft-itl. diameter pla.MK ring I-in. diameter plastic ring Wrap tings individually, as you did for the single soutache ring button To make the braid knot that will fill the center hole, take a 4-in length of braid and form four knots so...

Resou rces

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Other Dorset Ring Buttons

Beaded Dorset Buttons

The Dorset high cop .1 talK conical version of the IVirnct knob was ihe fir needle lace bull on io be produced in southern Lngland The buttons were uny. about 9mm in diameter at the base High tops were used cm mens waistcoats, including the one that King Charles 1 wore Io his execution- Queen Victoria owned a gown lavishly trimmed with Dorset knobs When the Dorset button industry cuUapscd around i860, the construction method for the Dorset knob was kxt In the 1970 Elisabeth Gilbert of Wincamon....

Weaving A Shank

Needle Lace Buttons

At the Great Exposition of 1851 in Lon-don. the Ash ton button machine was introduced, which could mass-produce linen fabric-covered buttons. Within 10 years, makers of the cheap needle-lace buttons such as Dorset buttons were out of work. Production o more elaborate hand-wrought buttons began to wane also. By the end of World War L mass production of cheap plastic buttons ended the handmade button industry, and improvement in production and ihc widespread use of plastics inverted the pricing...

Mold Of Double Soutache Ring Button

Soutache Technique Tutorial

Continue wrapping the braid wraps will ust louch on the inside ol the rings There will be gaps where the rings show on the outside I find that 4 wraps Ju t right for most soutache, although you may need one more wrap or one fewer, depending on the braid. For example, metallic soutache is very Miff, so v u will need at least one fewer wraps. Wrap the braul around ihc rings a second time wtth the same or a different color o that the braid just touches on the inside- i rdapping the first rotmd-and...

Star Shirtwaist

Star Shirtwaist Button

Uvngipoia as Jrtc cr mar fim wrjpe D. Aftrr jji Se are conpkttd. work MrVi to Leek. England, was the center of another cottage button-making industry is early is 1645. Silk from Macclesfield and mohair from local goals were the main libera used in I he early lcck buttons But lat er versions of the buttons were made wuh just silk, l eek buttons remained popular into this century and had a commercial market until the 1920 A few buttons were produced as late as 1950 to adorn robes of cardinal ....