When Is A Button Not A Button?

Dorset Buttons are a passion of mine, especially since the arrival of How To Make Dorset Buttons, compiled by Marion Howitt of Swanage Dorset.  The fact file offers a brief history of the Dorset button industry with clear and concise illustrations of the Dorset Crosswheel along with the Daisy Crosswheel, Singleton Buttons, High Tops, and Dorset Knobs to name a few.

Why not upcycle a traditional technique and invent your own variations?  The experimentation with color combinations and design are endless. With each round of color, I develop a rhythm which enhances my momentum of interest. Dividing the ring into spokes, stitching in a continues circular motion, spinning like a wheel symbolizes continues movement.  The continuous movement of each new object personally moves my choices into new designs and unique combinations of color.Hindu wheel

More ButtonsMore Buttons #2

 

About 1marylou

I enjoy the process of pushing the world of fiber to its limits with the use of knitting needles and various methods of experimentation. Along the way, the lens of my camera captures what I see.
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One Response to When Is A Button Not A Button?

  1. wendy says:

    so pretty. these are on my list to try!

    Like

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