[aviation history Books] PDF The Button Box ☆ Lynn Knight


  • Hardcover
  • 320
  • The Button Box
  • Lynn Knight
  • en
  • 03 June 2019
  • 9780701188917

10 thoughts on “The Button Box

  1. says:

    35Do women still have a button box or tin lurking in a cupboard or drawer somewhereI'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 her book Each chapter is hea

  2. says:

    The subtitle kind of sums this boo

  3. says:

    This is a wonderful book Lynn Knight takes us on a journey through her grandmother's button box using each button as a focus to explore the lives of the women in her own family through fashion and the clothes they were and extending that out to the lives of women in general through the social history of clothing It is fascinating

  4. says:

    Loved 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. says:

    Do 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

  6. says:

    I 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 also enabled me to add other books to my already large reading list If you love fashion and or history I can't recommend this book enough

  7. says:

    A 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. says:

    When 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 in

  9. says:

    An 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

  10. says:

    A 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

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The Button Box

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 mourning Each button tells a story‘They change our view of the world and the world’s view of us’ said Vi Loved 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 Final Warning relatives etc and she discussed fashions of those times etc

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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 collection that has been passed down through three generations of women a chunky This is a wonderful book Lynn Knight takes us on a journey through her grandmother s button box using each button as a focus to explore the lives of the women in her own family through fashion and the clothes they were and extending that out to the lives of women in general through the social history of clothing It is fascinating and absorbing She uotes lots of writers along the way some of whom I have loved and read myself and some of whom I shall seek out thanks to her

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Rginia Woolf of clothes The Button Box traces the story of women at home and in work from pre First World War domesticity through the first clerical girls in silk blouses to the delights of beading and glamour in the thirties to short skirts and sexual liberation in the sixties An 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 MT 86 : Protocole Montréal-Toulouse d'examen linguistique de l'aphasie (1CD audio) rather bogged down with too many uotes from