ABCs of Tatting Info

ABCs of Tatting Info

It is a snowy day in winter today. Snow drifted up even with the door step and more to come this evening. It is an absolutely perfect day to tat! I had no pattern in mind so as I got out my shuttles, I began to run down some names and titles for inspiration. Rather like a tatting abc's list. Maybe the list I came up with will inspire your next tatting project.

A is for Anna Wuerful Brown

Anna Wuerful Brown cover book 1

B is for Bucilla, The Bucilla Blue Book of 1916

cover of Bucilla Blue Book 1916

C is for Collingbourne's (Virgina Snow) Needlework Books

reference list Collingbourne's booklets

Save this photo as it is a reference list of the Collingbourne books.

D is for The Delineator (and Butterick's) THE DELINEATOR was a fashion magazine lots of art and needlework est. 1873. Continued until 1937, when it was merged into PICTORIAL REVIEW.

E is for Emmy Liebert

cover of Emmy Liebert book 1

F is for Frau Tina Frauberger

G is for The Godey's Lady Book:

H is for the House of White Birches:

I is for Ich kann Arbeiten:

J is for Jan Stawasz:

K is for Mary Konior:

cover of Mary Konior's Tatting Patterns

L is for "La Frivolité aux Navettes, Les Bases Fondamentales Perfectionnées Vol. 1" by Edwige Renaudin

cover of La Frivolité aux Navettes by Edwige Renaudin

It is the most comprehensive book about tatting I have encountered in more than 36 years of tatting.

M is for Mrs Mee:

N is for Needlecraft Magazine:

O is for Anne Orr:

P is for the Modern Priscilla and the Priscilla Needlework books:

pg 18 from the Priscilla Yoke book, tatted lattice pattern

Q is for Quick Tricks #326, one of so many Coats & Clarks booklets.

R is for Éléonore Riego de la Branchardière: How much does tatting owe to her??

S is for the Star Books:

cover Star book #66

T is for "Tatting with Friends", Book 5 of the Ribbonwinners Series by Georgia Seitz

cover of Tatting with Friends, Book 5 of the Ribbonwinners Series by Georgia Seitz><br><BR>
U is for Unusual tatting:<br><BR>
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V is for Anna Valeire:

W is for Weldon's Practical Needlework Series:

X is for "10 Tatted Hearts Vol. 1" by master tatter Angeline Crichlow:

cover of Let's Tat by Angeline Crichlow

Y is for "Yuletide Tatting" by Rosemarie Peel

cover Rosemarie Peel's Yuletide Tatting image borrowed fromGina Brummet


Z is for Johanna Rubli-Zug, whose tatting book(s) we have not yet found

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Happy Tatting...Let is Snow. Let it Snow, etc.

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