Idlewild is a beautifully talented ceramic and wood turner who's buttons bring just the perfect match to the nature of wool and hand made knits. This is from the makers of Idlewild Buttons.
"The environment has been a powerful influence in my life - all my life - and it’s evident in all my work. As a child roaming the woods and fields of my grandfather's 1,000-acre farm, I found myself. Every step forged my identity.
Idlewild was born in a car, motoring to Mississippi to visit my husband's family. I've been a knitter since 2005 and always felt disappointed by the big box shopping experience of buying buttons. I’d devoted hours and energy crafting a cardigan sweater, and then never being able to find a natural, unique, hand-crafted button was a let down. I knew we knitters could do better.
Every button or piece of pottery I make contains a thread of nature. Here you will find limited batches of my pots, vessels, plates, bowls - every one, one of a kind.
Each piece has been hand-thrown or hand-built, and hand glazed. My ceramic forms are minimalist and expressive, so no two pieces are formed alike. Subsequently, that direction is intentional and allows space for flow and expansiveness. "
Large Wood Buttons--25 mm
Small Wood Buttons--20 mm
Medium Clay Buttons--20 mm
Small Clay Buttons--15 mm