Dorset Button Heart

Teacher - Shawna Wachs
Level 2 Shuttle and Needle*

Description Dorset buttons are celebrating 400 years. They were a cottage industry I Dorset England beginning in 1622. Taking that heritage craft and blending it with tatting is complementary. We will be learning to make a Dorset button then tatting a heart around it.
Skills Required Rings, Chains, Joins,
Techniques Taught Making a Dorset button
Lock chain, if needed

Materials/Supplies Plastic or metal ring (25 mm / 1.125”)
Size 10 thread any color
Shuttle
Tapestry needle
Kit Not applicable
Notes Teacher will have rings available for class members.