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

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Author: knitorious

I live in a world of mixed media, primarily focused on yarn and fabric. Currently, I'm exploring the world of fashion design, specifically dart manipulation along with bead embroidery. I enjoy translating my work through the use of photography.

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