Monday, March 30, 2020

Day 90 : Scarab

One Button a Day 2020 by Gina Barrett - Day 90: Scarab

Day 90 : Scarab

Today's button is in two of my favourite colours, well I like all colours, but I do often go back to purple, indigo and green. The pale purple is worked using some needle lace stitches, but worked directly on the covered button, as opposed to working on a template and then adding it to the button. The surround for the 'scarab' is a courrone - basically a bird's eye button with a large hole!

I've covered a large ring with fabric from an old skirt, adding a little bit of extra fabric to pad out the centre - and the thread is a cotton perle No 12. 

Size: 32mm / 1 1⁄4" / 50L

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