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Marie Rice Researches 1930's Butterfly
A few years ago Marie Rice researched a 1930's tatted butterfly which she purchased at LACIS in Berkeley CA. LACIS is a lace maker's and needleworker’s paradise. Marie has collected tatting books and patterns for over 50 years, but had never seen this tailed butterfly pattern before.
Marilee Rockley's book,
Marilee Rockley's book, "Up and Tat'em."
Martha Ess rev. Schiffchenspitzen,
Frau Tina Frauberger's "Schiffchenspitzen," figure 78. Revised by Martha Ess using modern tatting techniques like the split ring and mock picot.
Mary Maynard's Rings of Flowers
Mary Maynard's "Ring of Flowers", tatting book has the flower patterns for notecards which remind me greatly of Haiku, a form of Japanese poetry.
Mastering Tatting - Lindsay Rogers
"Mastering Tatting" by Lindsay Rogers is a hardback book with inner coil binding. It is 7.5" x 9.5", 111 pages in color. Published 2013 by GMC Pubs., UK. This book would make excellent reference book for any tatter.
Men in Tatting - Mark Myers
When building our tatting pattern reference library we must not forget the gentlemen of tatting. Some of those who are published tatting designers may be known to you already. This article on Mark Myers is but a start on the list of male tatters which is in the process of being researched.
The tatted mignonette stitch is not a stitch at all. It is actuallya tatted ground work comprised of all rings, no chains.
Miniature Doily for Dollhouse Side Buffet
A miniature doily intended for a side buffet in a 1:12 doll house.
Modernize Vintage Tatting Patterns
Modernizing a vintage tatting pattern is easily defined as finding a path to tat the lace from center to outer row, or from row to row without cutting the thread. The fewer cuts of the thread, the fewer ends there would be to hide.
More Fun with Split Ring Tatting - Karen Bovard
Karen Bovard's new book has wonderfully illustrated instructions for the basic split ring as well as illustrations to cover many of its uses in tatting. Through these pages the tatter will gain a greater understanding of tatting construction.
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