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Dorset Button Ornament Making

Dorset Button Ornament Making In-Person

Friday, December 1


Lincoln Community Room

Registration is required

Materials and instruction are FREE.

Join artist and historian Karen S and learn about the history and making of a Dorset Buttons .A Dorset button is a style of a craft-made button that originated in the English county of Dorset. Karen will guide you through the process of making your own Dorset Button. The beautiful blue button makes a great ornament or gift.

In this class, we will be making a blue and white ornament using techniques used in making both Dorset buttons and Zwirnknopf buttons. Zwirnknöpf buttons have been made in Eastern Europe for hundreds of years, and Dorset buttons have been made in England since at least 1622.  It is very easy to  build on the basic techniques to make exquisite designs. Please join us to explore these amazing buttons!


Friday, December 1, 2023
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
LIN Community Room
Branch :
Lincoln Branch Library
  Arts & Crafts  
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Event Organizer

Lincoln Branch Library


Lincoln Community Center
1255 Manchester Rd.
Erie, PA 16505

Contact phone: 814-451-7085

Contact email: lin@eriecountypa.gov

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