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  • Introduction:
    • Working with Buttons
    • Pattern Notes and Techniques
    • Diagram Notes
    • Abbreviations
  • Button Love Heart
  • Tilt-a-Whirl Heart
  • Button Teapot
  • Bath Stitch Button Teapot
  • Button Fritillary
  • Button-Up Butterfly
  • Button-Down Butterfly-
    Hair Bow/Bow Tie Variation
  • Marquise Button Doily
  • Lucky Seven Medallion
  • Small Two-Button Angel
  • Tall Angel
  • Flounced Skirt Angel
  • Round Button Amulet Bag
  • Square Button Amulet Bag
  • Tiny Button Angel
  • Celtic Button Amulet Bag

Title: Button Jar Tatting- Tatting Patterns Featuring Buttons
Author/Designer: Martha Ess
Format/Publication Date: Sprlbnd:2018
Publisher: Self, Greensboro, NC
Page Count: 38
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: None

SUMMARY- I'm a really big fan of Ms. Ess's block tatted animal motifs as well, and can confidently recommend any of her books - I've loved them all. She never disappoints! In this book, she uses shirt buttons as a design element and pulls it off spectacularly well. I highly recommend her books.

Patterns are diagrammed, and instructions are well broken down and easy to follow. She does incorporate many advanced techniques, so I don't recommend her books for beginners, but they are definitely worth aspiring to!

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