Warman's Buttons Field Guide
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
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