Spadea’s Collection of Designer Vintage Sewing Tips | Jeweled Buttons | Snaps Under-Wraps Pages 40 to 53

Here’s the latest collection of Spadea Designer Sewing Tips covering pages 40-53. Enjoy!

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How to Sew On Jeweled Buttons

I love jeweled buttons high-end techniques not only protect the fiber but it just gives your project that polished finished look. When you think about it these cost are costly in a lot of cases one of a kind so attaching them properly is a must. Take a look at theses gorgeous from Pinterest.

Bedazzled Buttons: Modern Embellishments to Try for FallAntique Deluxe Design Button w/Emerald Colored Jewel & Pointy Cut Steels; Circa 1890'sModern Large Pewter and Blue Glass Jewel with Nile Lotus Motif ~ R C Larner Buttons at eBay  http://stores.ebay.com/RC-LARNER-BUTTONS

vintage sewing buttons tips

About Buttons

If you like collecting buttons or just like looking at antique and vintage buttons, here’s three books from my personal collection you might find useful. By all means, please suggest books that you like.


Buttons (Collector’s Blue Books)

The Collector’s Encyclopedia of Buttons (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

Button Button: Identification and Price Guide

All About Buttons..continued

All About Buttons..continued

snaps covered cover how to

How to Keep Snaps Under Wraps

Covering snaps and hooks and eyes..what’s your favorite finishing technique?

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The Jewelled Look

Adding beads and sequins, a labor of love, share your beading project…

Here are a few websites and books I have bookmarked and Books in my library.

~ Pearl Embroidery ~

Mary Corbet’s

Beads East, let me knot what you think about the site.

Take a look at this site,

A Beading Lesson: Beaded Chain Stitch with Nancy Ehaa, what do you think?

Before I forget–I need to let everyone know that I am now participating in the Amazon Affiliate program. The books you see with links, I receive a commission for each one sold. I buy most of my books from Amazon, eBay, Albris or ABE each book in the link is one I already have in my library.

Here are several book already on my bookshelves:


Fine Embellishment Techniques: Classic Details For Today’s Clothing

The Art of Making Hand Beaded Bags

The Art of Tassel Making

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Adding Beads and Sequin

loos fringe beads beading

Single Loops Fringe

beaded flowers sequin sewing

Raised Flower Sequins

Paillettes continued | Tweed Effects

Paillettes continued | Tweed Effects

Hand Woven Tweeds

Hand Woven Tweeds

If you like Surface beading and like to knit, here’s a book that is pure eye candy with respect to beaded trim work. It’s a 1950’s Columbia Minerva book “Glamour Sweaters” Book 702, available from the main website for $6.99

sewing trims trimming bias remove ribbing

Trimmed Sweater

Here’s an opportunity to add a little bling to your sweaters…

beaded sweater, lace trimmed top & cute belt

Beaded Edge Cardigan

Various Bead Designs

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How to Trim Away Ribbing

sewing trims trimming bias

Sweater Trims

sewing embroidery beading trims

Adding Sweater Trimming

Here’s four links that you might like–

The Art of Making Tassels

Historical Beadwork Part 1

Historical Beadwork Part 2

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  1. Pingback: Vintage Collection of Designer Couture Sewing Tips By Spadea Pattern Company | All Pages Posted « Vintage Patterns Dazespast Blog

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