This kit contains Five fabulous Dorset Button patterns to try, perfect for exploring the craft of hand stitched Dorset buttons a little further.
Once you’ve tried them all you’ll be able to invent your own styles. Kit includes the materials to make 10 buttons.
Patterns included are: Crosswheel Dorset buttons, the easiest Dorset button to make. The design is a traditional pattern with a simple rounding stitch in the centre, making crosswheel buttons ideal for the complete beginner. Ammonite Dorset buttons, inspired by the beautiful ammonites found along the Jurassic Coast in Dorset, where Dorset buttons originated. Daisy Chain Dorset buttons, inspired by the embroidery stitch of the same name.
Flower Dorset buttons, an easy Dorset button, perfect for adding a splash of floral sweetness to your project. Yarrell Dorset buttons, a traditional hand stitched Dorset button.
Each Dorset button kit comes with a written instruction sheet supported by colour photographs throughout, 10 brass rings, our own hand dyed wool thread suitable for Dorset button making and a size 18 tapestry needle. Everything you need to make ten Dorset buttons.
We use high quality superwash Blue Faced Leicester wool in our Dorset button kits so they can be washed in the machine at a low temperature (Always wash Dorset buttons first before attaching to a garment or project, to ensure dye fastness).