Here’s the latest collection of Spadea Designer Sewing Tips covering pages 40-53. Enjoy!
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.
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
How to Keep Snaps Under Wraps
Covering snaps and hooks and eyes..what’s your favorite finishing technique?
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.
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
Adding Beads and Sequin
Single Loops Fringe
Raised Flower Sequins
Paillettes continued | Tweed Effects
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
Here’s an opportunity to add a little bling to your sweaters…
Beaded Edge Cardigan
Various Bead Designs
How to Trim Away Ribbing
Adding Sweater Trimming
Here’s four links that you might like–
The Art of Making Tassels
Historical Beadwork Part 1
Historical Beadwork Part 2