Diane Gilleland has posted a tute on CraftStylish for making Dorset buttons Рbeautiful fasteners or embellishments, and a great way to use up leftover bits of lovely fibers. See the tute.

By Denise Felton


3 Comments so far

  1. sarajessica on March 7, 2009 7:56 am

    They are so bold and bright! Looks like fruit. :)

  2. Rabid on March 8, 2009 5:34 pm

    I just saw those the other day actually. I’m not sure what to think of them but the ones on the site she links are a bit cuter. It reminds me of the filling stitches in hardanger embroidery :)

  3. Tutorial: Dorset-button brooch · Needlework News | on November 8, 2010 2:45 pm

    [...] Remember the tutorial by Sister Diane Gilleland (CraftyPod) for making dorset buttons? She has a great new use for those pretty tidbits — a dorset-button brooch. See her blog post for the how-to. [...]

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