Tag Archives: Napoleon

National Button Week 2013 Part 6: Wellington Buttons

“Waterloo!  Waterloo!  Where will you meet your Waterloo?”  ♫  ♫  ♫ That song lyric is from the old Stonewall Jackson recording, thanks to a reader–do you remember it? No?  Well, do you remember the date June 18, 1815?  That was … Continue reading

Posted in buttons, crafts, history, sewing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Button Talk: L’Aiglon

The French word “aiglon” means eaglet. Once, a long time ago, before you were born, there was a man named Napoleon—oh yeah, that Napoleon.  You can read about his armies and  battles and exiles and the role he played in the … Continue reading

Posted in buttons, history, Napoleon | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment