This years button show in Avondale did not disappoint. It was hosted by the Phoenix Button Hooks with the theme Wild West Roundup and there was something for everyone. You can find button groups locally in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Prescott and Tucson. Members meet each month to talk button history, materials and the latest finds. Membership in the AZ State .
The annual button show hosted by The Arizona State Button Society did not disappoint. I met up with friends Nancy & Vickie at the Hilton Garden Inn in Avondale. I was on a tight schedule and didn’t get to attend any of the mini classes they offered. We enjoyed searching for treasures together. We all have our favorites. The .
The time has come that I learn more about all types of buttons. While at the Phoenix Button Convention in February, Gary Brockman, a well known button dealer told me I should look in Mary Doyle’s copy of the Big Book of Buttons to gather more research on the new 18th century buttons I had just treated myself to. I had never heard about .
To me, buttons tell some ones story & I like to hear hear it. I love anything monogrammed & I discovered these Mother /Daughter ones w/ the initial “W” on them. (1 large & 1 small button are called mother daughter. If there was a 3rd size, they would be grandmother/ mother/ daughter buttons) They will soon adorn my .
These are my moms’ buttons, buckles, pins, thread & even a watch face. My two sisters & I recently went thru her things & sorted all her items. She passed away last Christams, 2011 & we were just now ready to do it. She .