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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.
Mes Vacances, Album de 170
In this album of needlework patterns on pg. 53 there is a single tatting pattern illustrated. There were no directions included.
The tatted mignonette stitch is not a stitch at all. It is actuallya tatted ground work comprised of all rings, no chains.
Mini Tatting Shuttle & Winder
How to make a miniature tatting shuttle with thread winder and tatted lace.
Miniature Doily for Dollhouse Side Buffet
A miniature doily intended for a side buffet in a 1:12 doll house.
Miniature Tatting for Dollhouses
A Guide to Measurements for Miniature Linens and Household Item; PIECEWORK magazine contained an announcement of a contest for miniatures. They are offering 5 categories, knitting/crochet, needlework, beading, quilting, and (my favorite) lacemaking/tatting. The entry deadline is April 1, 2016.
Miss Beller's Van Dyke Edging 1916
Miss Beller's Van Dyke Edging 1916, The Plain Dealer, is a vintage piece of simple tatting but whose construction requires planning.
Mlle Riego 4 Shuttle Tatting
In this pattern from the Pearl Tatting Book is a chain pattern insertion which I mistook at first for an example of split ring tatting. It is not. Instead, Mlle Riego uses four tatting shuttles to tat the alternating sides in one pass.
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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