Friday, September 17, 2010

I stumbled across this vintage lace that I bought in a baggie in a thrift store somewhere along the way. There is quite a bit of some of it but most of it has a damaged spot here and there. I think the bullion centers in the top tatted piece were either crocheted or done by needle and thread before being joined to in the tatting. I might take these to my next dye session but I'm also thinking of embellishing a sampler pillow with them.

I tatted one of Bjorne's snowflakes in these bright neon colors. I've done this flake before, in tiny gold thread that kept breaking. I need to do a plain simple white one and then dye it!

Right before I left work this evening, I sketched out an edging based on that bicolor rose in the last post designed by Carla. I didn't tat it yet but I hope to this weekend. Carla will probably get the first peek.

My time is pretty tight over the next week, but I hope to spend some time playing with my drawing program so that I can diagram decently. Ruth Ann Adams sent me a tatted scene she made and I want to diagram her pattern for her. It's just a matter of finding the time. I need to get permission from her to show it but I think if I do that you will be very impressed.

Oh how I wish I had the energy to be productive for 24 hours straight sometimes!


  1. I love the look of block tatting in two colors. This one looks like a tropical flower.

  2. Beautiful snowflake. I like the colours:)

  3. we don't just need energy we need extra hours in every day!!

  4. Most snowflakes can be used as motifs in many other ways. This one never seems like a "snowflake" to me. I like calling it a tropical flower.

  5. I was just looking at my plant in the balcony which has this exact shade of pink and green leaves. Your tatting is lovely.


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