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Dorset Button Making Workshop


Sat 01 Jun 2024 10:30 AM


Adult £20.00

with tutor Nancy Moreland of Nifty Needles

Saturday 1 June     I             10.30am – 1.30pm              I               £20     I     Suitable for ages 16+

Learn the ancient tradition of Button making that had been practiced in Dorset cottages during the 18th and 19th centuries. In 1851, this wonderful tradition died due to the invention of the button making machine.

You can make your Dorset button completely individual, customised to complement your garment. This workshop teaches you how to make the very simple hand stitch Cartwheel Dorset button.

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