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Peace, Brother

“The old house had a thousand doors in it.

All old houses do. You can see them if you know how to look: the noontime shadow of a windowpane crawling with intent across a floor; unmeasured angles of wall meeting wall; fireplaces grown chill with unused years. 285 more words


No One Can Push Your Buttons Without Your Permission.

We are so quick to blame others for how we feel. “She made me mad!” or “She hurt my feelings, so that’s why I hit her.” It’s true that people can be mean, unfair, and hurtful. 191 more words


Gifts from France

Hello there my lovely Buttoneers! This year is flying by crazy fast isn’t it!? It is the dreaded week that the studio ceiling is being removed and replaced :( I explain all in my most honest and soul bearing post… 733 more words


This Week in Chester History...

In 1955, The Mendham-Chester Tribune profiled prolific button collector Mrs. Daniel H. Skellinger. The nearly 89-year-old had been collecting buttons since the age of 12 and had amassed some extraordinary examples. 20 more words

Local History

A square hood.

Yesterday I finished the last item in a whole new outfit and I’m so pleased with how it turned out. My new kit consists of hoses, a tightly buttoned blue kirtle, a dashing hood and a hunters horn. 1,278 more words

Period Clothing

Can you feel the love?

This is a bracelet that was hand crocheted while I was traveling last winter in New Zealand.  Can you see the hearts? It was created using the fillet crochet technique which uses negative and positive space to create patterns and images. 13 more words


The Buttons were now Hard as Shit. It was a year that will never be forgotten. The People went to Work on the Floors of the Building. 988 more words

Madness & Civilization