John Lewis Christmas Window

What do you think is in the  box in the John Lewis Christmas advert? Maybe a whole bunch of Buttonbag craft kits?  All right, maybe not. But,  they  are one of the best selling craft lines in the store and, as a friend just texted me –  they are  in three windows in ...

23rd November 2011

How to make an advent calendar

Two lovely ladies from Liberty spent the morning at Buttonbag last week filming Sara, Anna and Mel making an Advent Calendar. You can watch the brilliantly edited result -thanks to the talented Liberty lasses, Sian and Tash here ……..

18th November 2011


If you happened to be walking down Upper Street this morning at 10 o clock, you might have wondered why Islington was heaving with impeccably turned-out, beautifully groomed ladies marching in determined formation towards the Business Design centre when they looked like they would be more comfortable sitting on...

9th November 2011

work experience

We would just like to say a big thank-you to the two lovely work-experience students who spent a week in the Buttonbag studio at the end of October. Everyone here was really impressed with Maryam, who is a year 10 student at nearby Clapton Girls school in Hackney and...

7th November 2011

Winter Hearts Kit, Creative Steps, Winter 2011.

1st November 2011