Warman's Buttons Field Guide

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Krause Publications, Feb 4, 2009 - Antiques & Collectibles - 512 pages
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For years, buttons have been more than a device that holds it all together. A popular category of collectible buttons are a staple (40,000 plus auctions) on eBay, and a topic discussed by sewing enthusiasts and crafters around the world. This new book bears all the color and attitudes of a favorite vintage button, with all the historical facts and realized pricing suitable for fans of the one thing that truly makes fashion functional.
 

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User Review  - 2wonderY - LibraryThing

I suppose it was necessary for Warman's to have a button guide. but it really adds nothing to the genre. And the button on pages 28-29 is not wood. It's horn. Please note the mold prick on the back. Read full review

Contents

A Brief History of the Button
7
Introduction
12
General Tips
18
Carded Buttons
46
Buttons By Material
54
Glossary
503
Resources
507
Bibliography
511
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About the author (2009)

Jill Gorski is a button collector and designer. She focuses on education, history and awareness of buttons. At this time, Jill is the only person lecturing and teaching classes on buttons for all levels of age and expertise.

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