Power to fringing! This bright tissue paper buttonhole requires no flowers (and is a great money-saver).

Nato welton

Cut out three pieces of tissue paper roughly 12cmx10cm (2). Fold each in half, then cut in the fringing using specialist scissors (3). Roll each piece into a tassel, and attach to
a large kilt pin. Pin to a jacket.

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Kilt pin, £7.62, www.macculloch-wallis.co.uk. Fringing scissors, £5.59, www.librex.co.uk. Wool suit, £650; shirt, £79, and silk tie, £49, www.marcwallace.com. Tissue paper, £1.50 for five sheets, www.paperchase.co.uk and scissors, similar £1, www.hobbycraft.co.uk

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As seen in the January/February issue of Brides