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All Buttoned Up by Loraine Manwaring
and Susan Nelsen includes 12 bursting-with-buttons projects. Add flair, whimsy
and fun to quilts with a bounty of buttons.
All Buttoned Up
12 Quilts from the Button
Author: Loraine Manwaring and Susan Nelsen
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11 "
Publisher: That Patchwok Place
Item Code: 4R80215
Weight: 1.2 lb
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All Buttoned Up - 12 Quilts from the Button
Use your button stash to jazz up your quilts! This team
of sisters, inspired by their grandmother's button collection, offers ideas for
adding flair, whimsy, and fun to quilts with a bounty of buttons.
wall, lap, and bed quilts in 12 bursting-with-buttons projects.
ways to use almost any button in a quilt, from vintage Bakelite to fabric, metal,
glass, pearl and ceramic
- Learn how to collect, apply and even decorate
buttons with tips from the "Button Box".
About the Authors
Manwaring and Susan Nelsen are sisters who both enjoy quilting. Loraine started
sewing at the age of eight when she received a small Singer sewing machine as
a gift. Her grandmother helped her sew a dress for herself on the tiny chainstitch
machine, and she has loved sewing ever since. When her children were young, she
began teaching basic sewing to a women's group at church, and this led to teaching
beginning quilting classes as well. She has taught various fabric arts ever since
and has been designing her own patterns and quilting projects for years. She is
appreciative of her grandmother and the many accomplished-quilter friends, who
have taught her over the years. She holds a degree in elementary education from
Utah State University. Loraine and her husband, Mark, raised their family in Washington
and currently live in Utah at the foot of the rugged Wasatch Mountains. They are
the parents of five grown children. Loraine enjoys creating new quilt designs,
traveling the world, and spending time with her grandchildren.
the creative experience of working with fabrics and colors and has been quilting
for what seems like forever. She thrives on designing and is the owner of Razzmatazz
Designs, an original quilt-pattern company and a long-arm machine quilting business.
She can be found at her computer, her sewing machine or her long-arm machine anytime,
day or night. Along with 20 patterns, she has published one other book.
has a degree in elementary education from Utah State University and worked as
a substitute teacher while her children were growing up. She worked for several
years at a local quilt shop and continues to teach machine quilting for home sewing
machines. In addition, she enjoys working as a freelance editor for quilting books
After traversing the country for more than twenty-five years
with the United States Air Force, Susan and her husband, Ken, moved to Idaho Falls,
Idaho, following Ken's retirement seven years ago. They have three terrific sons
and a talented daughter. They thoroughly enjoy the role of grandparents to their