Tatting Collage by Lindsay Rogers

By Lindsay Rogers

Normally used for doyleys and edging handkerchiefs or collars, there's even more that may be performed with tatting with somewhat mind's eye. Tatting is essentially a home made lace, with each one sew composed of 2 half-hitch knots. the one thread is looped and knotted because of a small commute, and other people are frequently surprised that so basic a method can produce such elaborate effects. The charm of the craft is that it is easy and conveyable, you could take your tatting gear anyplace, and now that Tatting university is republished as a hid spiral sure publication will probably be effortless to exploit ‘on-the-go’. Tatting university creates appealing designs through combining small motifs and gluing them right down to card, paper or cloth. in addition to supplying nice enjoyable and suppleness, it additionally avoids the necessity to deal with huge and complex items of tatting - an advantage when you are pressed for time or are new to the craft and searching out encouragement. no matter what your point of expertise, Tatting university bargains the opportunity to create anything gratifying and exact in a quick area of time. * it's not a ebook to coach tips on how to tat. It assumes that readers will already be accustomed to the elemental recommendations, and encompasses a additional interpreting record of books for rookies to benefit simple stitches. * It does contain plenty of helpful counsel all through and a instruments and methods part and the tips to Use this e-book part explains tips to persist with the styles and designs. * comprises the various least difficult tatting styles attainable via to extra complicated ones. * there's guideline to make sixty five styles or motifs and 60 designs for every thing from present tags to bookmarks and playing cards to paperweights and door finger plates. * It encourages the reader to provide unfastened rein to the mind's eye and advance abilities to create particular presents and ornamental items.

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Chain – 4ds, p, 4ds. Tie off threads. Make two wings. 5cm)], 8ds, cl.

Cut a piece of coloured card (or card covered with fabric to suit your decor) to fit the recess of a clear plastic door finger plate. These plates are obtainable from some craft shops or hardware shops. Arrange your tatting design and stick it down. Cover with the plastic finger plate and screw this to the door. I have been told that the plates should be put ‘at the bottom for a Dachshund, at the top for a Great Dane and in the middle for children’! Note: Of course, the designs for bookmarks and door finger plates are entirely interchangeable: any collage arranged to be long and thin will suit very well.

Make two. indd 31 8/19/14 3:28 PM TATTING COLLAGE A14* Delphinium Flowers: starting at the top, work rings in pairs, each pair as follows: 6ds; 8ds; 10ds; 6ds, p, 6ds; 7ds, 2p, 7ds; 8ds, 3p, 8ds. Leaves: ring – 18ds, (p, 2ds) x 3, 16ds. Make three leaves. Reverse work between each flower ring to make finished design lie quite flat. A15* Spider Head: ring – 10ds, cl. 5cm)], cl. Tie ends, cut picots for legs and bend with your thumb nail. A16** Cross Ring – (8ds, p) x 3, 8ds, cl. Make three. Chain – 16ds.

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