To say how many would be a guess, but when I had them all on a jacket, I probably could have had it double as armor plating... There are various and sundry ones, one (the little bow tie shaped flag) is from one of my great-great ... somethings, and is from about the early 1900's, is the best guess.
|I have the strangest compulsion to sing Buttons and Bows...|
I get responses from the "gee, that's festive" not-paying-attention type, to the ones who ever so desperately want one. I never have looked it up on line to see if it's available anywhere... It gives me a private chuckle, at any rate.
|Scrooge, eat your heart out...|
And, I said I would put up a picture of the messenger bag I finished. I spun the yarn, plied, knit, and felted it. Not QUITE sheep to... sack, but close. I just wish the flap was longer on it...
|It's more red burgundy than the picture.|
And guess who was just a teensy bit shy of the amount needed...