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Schiffchenspitzen - Waltraud Naumer
Waltraud Naumer's Tatting Book : "Schiffchenspitzen Occhi FrivolitÚs, ..." in 1984 (Verlag Paul Haupt Berne and Stuttgart.) The book presents the basic instructions for tatting and offers more than 100 traditional and modern patterns and examples of uses for the tatting.
S Annie Frost Tatting 1877
"The Ladies' Guide to Needle Work, Embroidery, ETC., by S. Annie Frost" being a complete guide to all kinds of Ladies' Fancy Work, with Full descriptions of all the various stitches and materials, and a large number of illustrations for each variety of work." 1877
Russian Tatting Books - Collector's List
Russian Tatting Books - Collector's List This list will help you get started collecting Russian tatting books
Russian Tatting Books
A short list of both paperback and hardback book of tatting patterns in the Russian language. Lots of black and white illustrations but many full color plates, too! The patterns run from traditional collars and doilies to antique reproductions and evena bit of jewelry and floral work.
Round Tatted Doily (Anne Orr)
Applying Split Ring, Split Chain and Mock Picot to vintage patters to reduce or eliminate unnecessary cutting of the thread. Vintage doily by Anne Orr (Special request by Gina S)
Reverse work, turn work and rotate
Reverse work, turn work and rotate. How to turn the work in progress.
Reading, Writing, and Diagramming Patterns
Vintage tatting patterns were lengthy and confusing. Today's tatting notation makes it easier to read, write and diagram patterns.
Avoid those distressing gaps in the lace between rings and chains.
Plastic Tatting Shuttles
Plastic tatting shuttles are widely available, come in many colors and are reasonably priced.
Planning for the End...
Tatters all strive to find ways that are simple to do but effectively hide the tail. Try these.
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