Thanks, the chinese knot stuff is great!
> Well, you could make "ribbon" out of strips of fabric, and as far
> buttons, you could do the stuffed button thing (there's a good
> pictures at the Renaissance Tailor site
> http://www.vertetsable.com/periodstyle.htm) You can disguise the
> the buttons by wrapping them with thread.
> If you want to do knotted buttons, there is a really good tutorial
on them at
> http://www.9v.com/crystal/kerij-e/docs/knots.htm Yes, they're
> it's the best I can come up with on short notice. :-)
> Hope this helps!