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Tatting Tips and Tidbits
Tips on avoiding eye and arm strain and winding shuttles.
Tatting vs Wrapping
You practiced and studied hard to master the flip (tatting), to make the loop transfer and create the double stitch one half at a time. And now it says don't flip?
The Big Book of Tatting - Eeva Talts
Book Review: In English, the title is "The Big Book of Tatted Lace. In German, it is called "Das große Buch der Schiffchenspitze." And, "Suur Pitsiraamat" is the original Estonian title.
The Classic Wheel
It is never too early to begin your tatted entries for the State and local fairs. to inspire you here is a vintage edging. This classic wheel edging earned Mabel Stanley the $1 prize as reported in the April 20, 1919 newspaper in Cuyahoga Falls [Ohio.]
The Delineator Magazine
A brief history of the Delineator Magazine and the Butterick's Company.
The Pearl Stitch
The Pearl Stitch as used in The Girl's Own Book of Tatting
The Shuttle Brothers-Randy and Gary Houtz
The Shuttle Brothers, Gary, shuttle brother #1, has been tatting since the mid-'70's, and is in real life an accountant. The "Udder Brudder", Randy, shuttle brother #2, worked for the Forest Service, but carved tatting shuttles for his brother. Both are tatting teachers and designers.
The Shuttle Lock Join
A description of the shuttle lock join.
The Split Ring in 1901??
In studying old Australian newspapers archives Judith Anderson discovered a pattern with unusual directions. This pattern was printed in 1901 and seemed top include direction for the split ring. I believe that this may make it the earliest documented use of the split ring
The Tatted Cross and Easter items
The tatted cross is a perennial favorite with tatters everywhere. It is a great learning tool and a great gift item. It offers so many possibilities for creativity.
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