Saturday, 9 January 2010

Buttons and Blocks

This is a record for me. Three posts in two days. I just wanted to show off some yummy buttons. Years ago I bought a huge button display box from a shop that was closing down. When we subsequently moved from the country into a smaller house in town, I gave the box to my son, but took some of the buttons out of it for myself. This bag was FULL. I thought I would get them sorted out, so had fun dividing them up into small trays. The colours are wonderful.

I also found a very old box with squares and triangles cut out to make some Jewel Box blocks. I had marked round a template for EACH patch, so I have to pin each one to sew it together. Obviously I had never heard of Eleanor Burns in those days!! I will do a few patches a day, as pinning is a pain!

I have still a few ornaments to show, but have not rotated the pictures. Perhaps tomorrow.

1 comment:

  1. Oh I just love all the buttons. Buttons are almost as good as fabric! Just look at all the pretty colors!