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

Dolly Knits

We have been working hard on our big project for autumn; the Buttonbag Knitting Kit. Mittens, hats, purses and bags are all included in the instructions, but someone thought it would be fun to use up all the left-over bits of wool making dolls clothes – afterall – that’s what...

29th June 2010

Our Patterned Hand

Craft in Hackney Have you noticed how many new funky craft, sewing and knitting shops are opening up? Loop in Islington has long been a top destination  for wool and Fabrications on Broadway Market – a stone’s throw across the park  from Buttonbag HQ –  specialises incontemporary textiles and...

16th June 2010