covered button tutorial

Here is a tutorial to make the covered buttons, used in designs such as my Richard the Roundhead Tam, and Scatness Tunic. (These instructions can also be found in my book Colours of Shetland.) You will need: a plain button with a 1 in / 2.5cm diameter; thin cardboard (eg cereal box), sharp scissors, sharp…

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swap joy

I’m really enjoying the badge swap. Here are a selection of the wee treats I’ve already received: Joy! Thanks so much, Anna, Amy, and Claire! I was particularly impressed with the speed of the post from Canada and Sweden. Meanwhile, badge madness continues. This time, though, I’ve managed to turn out some I can actually…

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