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[Reading] ➽ The Button Box Author Lynn Knight – Wearedating.co.uk I used to love the rattle and whoosh of my grandma’s buttons as they scattered from their uality Street tinAn inlaid wooden chest the size of a shoe box holds Lynn Knight’s button collection A col[Reading] ➽ The Button Box Author Lynn Knight – Wearedating.co.uk I used to love the rattle and whoosh of my grandma’s buttons as they scattered from their uality Street tinAn inlaid wooden chest the size of a shoe box holds Lynn Knight’s button collection A col I used to love the rattle and whoosh of my grandma’s buttons as they scattered from their uality Street.

TinAn inlaid wooden chest the size The Button eBook ✓ of a shoe box holds Lynn Knight’s button collection A collection that has been passed down through three generations of women a chunky sixties era toggle from a favourite coat three tiny pearl buttons from her mother’s first dress after she was adopted as a baby a jet button from a time of Victorian mo.

button mobile The Button mobile The Button Box PDFTinAn inlaid wooden chest the size The Button eBook ✓ of a shoe box holds Lynn Knight’s button collection A collection that has been passed down through three generations of women a chunky sixties era toggle from a favourite coat three tiny pearl buttons from her mother’s first dress after she was adopted as a baby a jet button from a time of Victorian mo.

Epub wearedating.co.uk é The Button Box eBook ☆ The Button  eBook ✓

Epub wearedating.co.uk é The Button Box eBook ☆ The Button eBook ✓ .

10 thoughts on “The Button Box

  1. Penny Penny says:

    Epub wearedating.co.uk é The Button Box eBook ☆ The Button eBook ✓ button mobile, The Button mobile, The Button Box PDF35Do women still have a button box or tin lurking in a cupboard or drawer somewhere?I've used the word 'women' deliberately a sewing basket complete with button tin is such a feminine image even though my own husband always sews on any buttons that come adrift on his shirts etcLynn Knight has had the excellent idea of using her grandma's old uality Street button tin as the basis for h


  2. Nicky Nicky says:

    Epub wearedating.co.uk é The Button Box eBook ☆ The Button eBook ✓ button mobile, The Button mobile, The Button Box PDFThe subtitle kind of sums this book up “The story of women in the 20th century told through the clothes they wore” It covers the wars the periods when women went to work and when they were turned back out of the work force suffragettes and suffragists the New Look It’s not my usual area of interest but Lynn Knight makes this about than fashion — it’s about how fashion highlighted the preoccupations of women and what it said about their status and expectationsI found it really restful and yes interesting — I love the concept of rummaging through a family button box to look at


  3. Katy Wheatley Katy Wheatley says:

    Epub wearedating.co.uk é The Button Box eBook ☆ The Button eBook ✓ button mobile, The Button mobile, The Button Box PDFThis is a wonderful book Lynn Knight takes us on a journey through her grandmother's button box using each button as a focus to explo


  4. Sharon Sharon says:

    Epub wearedating.co.uk é The Button Box eBook ☆ The Button eBook ✓ button mobile, The Button mobile, The Button Box PDFLoved the cover of this which is what attracted me to it uite interesting buttons in her sewing box from old clothes from relatives etc and she discussed fashions of those times etc


  5. Bronagh Miskelly Bronagh Miskelly says:

    Epub wearedating.co.uk é The Button Box eBook ☆ The Button eBook ✓ button mobile, The Button mobile, The Button Box PDFDo you have a button box or trailed your hand through one belonging to an older relative picking out fascinating treasures? A diamante clasp a giant colourful disc or a intricate structure with brass filigree over colour each has a history and points to a particular activity or periodLynn Knight dips into her own button box and the stories behind her treasures allow her to present a social history mainly of women of the 20th century up to the 1970s For a pure student of social history the stories her present great detail o


  6. Heather Heather says:

    Epub wearedating.co.uk é The Button Box eBook ☆ The Button eBook ✓ button mobile, The Button mobile, The Button Box PDFI absolutely loved this book I don't have a sewing bone in my body but the love of clothes and history in this book was a joy to read It


  7. Mary Ronan Drew Mary Ronan Drew says:

    Epub wearedating.co.uk é The Button Box eBook ☆ The Button eBook ✓ button mobile, The Button mobile, The Button Box PDFA revue of women's clothes and their lives at home and at work The author takes us through women's costumes from 1900 through the 1970s using the buttons in her grandmother's button box


  8. BlurryBug BlurryBug says:

    Epub wearedating.co.uk é The Button Box eBook ☆ The Button eBook ✓ button mobile, The Button mobile, The Button Box PDFWhen did clothes go from being a necessity to a measure of our self worth The button box explores clothes for women through the last 150 200 years with a starting point of the button of said clothingMost of us grew up in households where our grandma our mother or even our father had a jarbox of buttons Old buttons extra button from a shirttrousers or new buttons because they looked pretty or was needed for a project This was a interesting read cause it combines personal tale history from the last 150 years s


  9. Janet Janet says:

    Epub wearedating.co.uk é The Button Box eBook ☆ The Button eBook ✓ button mobile, The Button mobile, The Button Box PDFAn interesting idea exploring the history of women's fashion from the Victorian era to the 1970s using the author's button box as prompts for the different periods Most of the buttons contained in the titular box came from Knight's grandmother and mother's own clothes Each chapter details a different button and a different era as the author links them to the fashions and historical events of the timeUnfortunately for me as a big social history fan at times it felt rather bogged down with too many uotes from other authors and not enough detail that's not to say I didn't enjoy it but it didn't uite hit the mark 35


  10. Laura Laura says:

    Epub wearedating.co.uk é The Button Box eBook ☆ The Button eBook ✓ button mobile, The Button mobile, The Button Box PDFA really very interesting book about the history of fashion and the evolution of women's lives It took me a while to settle into this book which i think is because I had an idea it would be about the history of each button and the associated garment rather than a generalised history It really should be titled the other way around Lifting the Lid on Women's Lives The Button Box This is also a book which is crying out for a couple of colour insert pages with pictures of the buttons and maybe some of the fashions the little black and white button pictures were just not enough All that said this was still a very enjoyable book


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