All posts tagged: buttons

No skill required

No experience maybe I could believe, but no skill is too much for any sewing aid  to claim! The colours and graphics are adorable though – worth collecting even if the actual buttons defeat all my experience and skill

Friday Review: Village Books & Crafts, Palmerston North

I’ve been meaning to write this review for ages, and ages, and just haven’t gotten around to it. Village Books and Crafts 318 College Street Palmerston North Ph:06-355-5735 Email: Village Books and Crafts What it is: Village Books and Crafts is a small, friendly locally owned store, teaching centre, and mail order company.  It stocks everything you could ever want for quilting, fibre, and surface design.  And Dianne Southey, the proprietor, knows everything you could want to know about quilting, fibre art, and surface design. The Good: So much delicious quilting and crafting pogey bait!  Silk ribbons!  Lace (on sale as the store was clearing out its stash, so I picked up a bunch), embroidery floss, buttons (one of the largest selection of novelty buttons in New Zealand), thread, fabric, jewellery fixings…the list goes on and on. There is even oodles of stuff that I have no idea what to do with – fancy interfacings and fabric dyes, doll bits, and acorns (I still don’t know what those are for). Fear not though, the shop is …