Re: [F-Costume] Re: Prince Charlie Jacket....
- Daibhi wrote:
> SUCCESS! I'll put up some pics very soon. I just have to get the silverCongrats, Daibhi! quite a score. Yep, those tails can give you a lot to
> buttons, however, I scored on a FOLKWEAR Pattern #152 Scottish Kilts. It
> has the jacket, vest, and kilt patterns in the traditional format versus
> the Simplicity version!! So using the tail piece pattern I modified the
> tails and trimmed and hemmed the excess around the waist. It also has
> the pattern pieces for the cuffs and backs of the tails where the
> buttons are placed on tabs. This particular tailcoat yielded quite a bit
> of extra fabric after the modification for these parts so I'll be
> working on them this evening and then I'll just need to get some buttons
> ordered. So, who's yer fav'rite vendor for speciality buttons? :^) Yes,
> I'm doing a major happy dance, well happy jig!!!!!
For button companies.. since buttonmarket.com has screwed up their site
and don't seem to be interested in fixing it.... I have found
<http://www.buttondrawer.com/Catalog.asp> who seem to have quite a lot
of the jhb buttons - they have things my store doesn't carry! Now, I
haven't ordered from them yet, but they seem better organized.