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Exciting new Detached Buttonhole Class

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2 November 2011

Exciting new Detached Buttonhole Class

From the Essemplaire newsletter :

"We will start a new on line class early next year of a thimble holder, this is a reproduction from the Burrell and will either run for two or three months. Perfect for those of you who want to brush up on their detached buttonhole skills as well as working the feathers on a separate ground and attaching them afterwards. Details to be posted later. "
Oh my - this is one of the things I've always wanted to make! I've seen a couple of versions.
If he only holds a thimble, imagine how tiny weeny some of these feathers are!

Now ... to find out how much it cost. I'm not doing Glittering Gentleman's Nightcap - $ way out of my range, in spite of all the extra stuff I could learn on top of doing the project by doing the course.

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4 Comments:

Blogger Mary Martin said...

When you find out how much it is, let me know. I might do this one with you. The design is pretty unique and I LOVE detached buttonhole. I can't wait until the gentleman's cap starts!

Mary

Friday, November 04, 2011  
Anonymous Rachel said...

As you say, if all he holds is a thimble, he's going to require some very fine stitchery, but he'll look magnificent!

Saturday, November 05, 2011  
Blogger Yesteryear Embroideries said...

How cute this is.........it will be adorable holding a thimble! blessings,Kathleen

Tuesday, November 08, 2011  
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Tuesday, November 22, 2011  

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