Synopses & Reviews
For anyone who enjoys finding the fun in the everyday, Sarah Beaman's delightful new compendium of button making techniques is a treasure trove of inspiration. Using a diverse array of materials--from clay and fabric to wood and shells--Beaman teaches readers how to produce buttons that transcend their function to become works of art. Turn off-the-rack shirts into personalized fashion statements, or add the perfect adornment to a handcrafted purse. Hundreds of illustrations guide the reader through the various techniques, with over 30 projects focusing on different materials and effects. Whether creating ladybug buttons from clay or colorful spotted fasteners from felt, Beaman makes button making easy, and ensures that no buttonhole need go unadorned again.