Friday, May 20, 2016
This has been a chilly month so far. I am looking forward to warm days to plant veggies. We didn't get snow, but have had several frosty mornings.
I took a short break from the 2016 Spring doily to tat more snowflakes. This is Yakut from Jon Yusoff's book Elegant Tatting Gems. I love patterns that are just one round.
This is number 15 in my 25 Motif challenge. At the rate I am going, 25 different patterns in a year is not such an unreachable goal.
Monday, May 16, 2016
Friday, May 13, 2016
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Monday, May 9, 2016
Friday, May 6, 2016
Meagan posted the final round a few days ago, and after a false start (lets just say that fringe beads are not my friend) I tatted the final round. I sewed the tails in, and gave it a quick press before photographing. Looking at the picture, I could have done a better job with the blocking/pressing. I made an adjustment on the final round. I joined the single rings to a chain without a picot. It seemed too unstable to have the ring just hanging out there. If I was to do this little doily again, I would have a picot on the short chain. This was an interesting doily/learning experience. I think Meagan has a future as a tatting designer and I look forward to seeing more of her work.
Monday, May 2, 2016
I completed round 4 of the Spring 2016 doily. It has gotten too large for the scanner. Round 5 is available and I hope to finish that before Renata posts round 6.
The final round of the button doily is now available, so that is my project for today. It is going to feel awkward working with size 10 thread after tatting so much with size 30.