Craft Focus - June/July 2020 (Issue 79)

47 BUTTONS & RIBBONS BUTTONS, BITS ’N BOBS Update your ribbons and buttons collection HUNKYDORY CRAFTS Hunkydory’s button assortments are available in a spectrum of beautiful colours. The range includes eight different colours and the Button It! Pad which features 12 different designs with a combination of line work and buttons, allowing crafters to be as free and creative as they like. The Button It! range is a must-have for any card maker and budding master crafter, just choose your design from the papercraft pad, grab some glue and push the right buttons. +44 (0)1772 272 577 SEARCH PRESS 20 to Stitch: Fabric Buttons by Gina Barrett shows you how to create 20 fabric buttons for use as embellishments or accessories. Gina uses techniques such as stitching, embroidery and beading, and provides shaped templates for those projects where the reader may need more assistance. The buttons are all worked at a small size, so will require limited materials and thread for a polished finish. There are no complex button- making techniques here; all the buttons can be created by the reader at home, following Gina’s straightforward instructions and stitch diagrams. +44 (0)1892 510 850 GROVES Groves has a lovely range of buttons in various designs. These Bon Voyage assorted selection of cotton fabric covered metal buttons measure 18mm. The buttons are washable at 40 degrees. +44 (0)1844 258 100 THE BUTTON COMPANY The Button Company has a lovely selection of buttons made from coconut. The Japanese inspired design measure 30mm. The Lacquered Coconut Button (63-A0931 64L) measures 40mm and has a lovely shiny lacquered finish.