SITU University is pleased to present:
Heirloom Buttons Workshop
Sunday, March 4, 2018
1:30p – 4:30p
Guest Instructor, Miss Bobbi
Heirloom buttons are those that are made from fabric and thread. Early, early “buttons” were more like jewelry, afforded only by aristocracy. Before the first “button machine” was developed (to make shell buttons), buttons were made this way. In fact, it was the main industry of the town of Dorset (England) in the mid-1800’s, thus the name. They are a lot of fun and offer a lot of opportunity for creativity and personalization, not to mention Historically Accurate!
In class we will do the straight-forward “Singleton” button and move onto the various “Crosswheel” buttons. And finally we will make a Victorian Flag Button, which is done on a wooden form. You will have enough materials to complete 5 buttons. There is a LOT of room for creativity!
Join us as SITU’s own Bobbi Chase teaches this useful and fascinating class!
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Treasurer “at” SITUSeattle.com or
Karen “at” SITUSeattle.com
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