Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Count the Buttons
These pages probably took me the longest of all my pages so far. Each item had to be hand stitched. The numbers onto the squares, the squares onto their backings. And then I decided that the way I would attach these to the page would be to use earth magnets, since velcro doesn't exactly work well with felt. But I have a metal sewing machine, so to do anything with these magnets doesn't exactly work well with a sewing machine. There is a magnet in each number square and then one on the actual page. I forgot to take a picture with the number squares off the page, but behind each one is a slightly smaller square in which the magnet is sewn.
Each button is hand-sewn on as well. It seemed like it would be a quick project, but it really wasn't. I'm in love with the colours though and I think she will have a lot of fun with this page.
I finished off a bunch of pages this past weekend, but rather than make a really long post, I'll space them out over the next couple of weeks. Really that's my excuse for not taking pictures yet. *wink*