Autumn Fair 2011

Just recovering from Autumn Fair at the NEC. Hard work, but a great show – we had a fantastic response to the new kits – particularly Madame Jolie and the Advent Calendar – we’ve had to get started on a new batch immediately. We also had some lovely feedback...

16th September 2011

HRH pegs!

Much excitement at Buttonbag HQ. The sight of police cars streaming into the yard on Wednesday afternoon immediately made us think more riots were heading our way – we’re a stone’s throw from one of the recent trouble spots in Hackney. However, who should step out of the car...

19th August 2011

madame jolie

I love this new kit. We had a making day at Buttonbag HQ when everybody sat around sewing. The brief was freaky friends and cute animals. Ines’ creation looked so French we immediately christened her Madame Jolie. Meanwhile Sara beacme so mesmerised by her little dogs it looked at...

27th July 2011

The Oxfam Connection

Oxfam is going to start stocking a small range of Buttonbag craft Kits from September onwards which is very exciting. What we didn’t realise when we started working with them is quite how big a presence on the high street they are – over 200 high street shops across...

27th July 2011

Knitting for Children

We are really pleased to launch the new version of the knitting kit. It now has six balls of brightly coloured  double knit yarn, bamboo knitting needles, scissors, tape measure, four colours of felt, a sewing kit including buttons, sewing thread and plastic and metal sewing needles. It also...

14th September 2010