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Greetings folks! Can anyone help me find a reliable source for 1/2" x 7/8" brass spots? typical 2 prong spots/studs, a bit domed is what I am looking for. I need them for a new project, and I have a few, but not enough, and I cannot recall where I got them 10+ years ago.

They are for use on an adaptation of an original 17'th century doublet, which is detailed in Janet Arnold's first "Patterns of Fashion" book, pg 90. The original was made in cream colored leather applique over pink silk satin.

My adaptation will be in a grey smooth leather over burgundy velvet, and the client likes the idea of the oval spots in the center of each flower in the pattern. There will also be some beadwork involved, but I have all the beads needed.

Attached are a photo of the original which I believe is in a museum in Spain, and a photo of the sample piece I made to test my techniques for transferring the pattern and sewing and cutting the applique, and to check for shrinkage caused by the stitching. I will post more photos of the project as it progresses, and I am putting together a tutorial on how to transfer the pattern and the applique process.

Please help me find the spots / studs!

Please forgive the double posting. I figured more folks might see it here, increasing my chances of finding the spots.

They are actually slightly smaller than 1/2x7/8, more like 1/2 x 13/16, but anything close will suffice.

Thanx!

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Have you tried Ohio Travel Bag?

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Yes, I checked with OTB. They don't have them. I'll check with that guy on ebay. I'll send hi a PM and see if he can get them in brass. Thanks for the replies, and keep 'em coming!

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Take a look at www.standardrivet.com They have a decent selection of spots.

God Bless.

Ray

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Standard Rivet was the right answer! great selection and great prices. Bought rivets from them for years, forgot that they even carried spots.

Thanks Ray!!

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