Faggoting & Tatting on Collar Daisies

Faggoting & Tatting on Collar Daisies
Faggoting & Tatting on Collar

This is part three of the pattern which began last June 27, 2019.

The term faggoting is used for an embroidery stitch which joins across an open space between pieces of fabric, lace edging, insertions, entredeux, and braids. It may be plain cross stitch in appearance or fancy.

This collar by Norma Benporath will require planning and concentration. It is a vintage public domain pattern.

The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946), Saturday 16 February 1935, page 14. Designed for "The Australasian" by Norma Benporath
NEEDLECRAFT AN EXQUISITE COLLAR IN HAND-MADE LACE [with] CLEVER USE OF TATTING AND FAGGOTING Before we tat onto the next row which is a series of flower motifs, the Daisy Insertion, tatted with 8 rings and chains, we need to review the method of faggoting.

Please visit: Beginning and neckband: https://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art306320.asp
Round one and attaching start and tatting to the bias braid sewn onto paper prior to the first row of faggoting: https://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art306338.asp

An image of faggoting without attribution.
vintage sample no info

The collar's row of daisies and individually tatted flowers joined by side picots to form a line..

Norma Benporath tatted collar with faggoting from Australasian 1935 Feb.

Daisy Insertion
Center ring 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 clr.
Mock picot for the 8th picot
R 6 - 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 - 6 clr dnrw
*Join to next free picot on the center ring
R 6 + (join to last picot of previous ring) 3 - 3 - 3 - 3 - 6 clr dnrw
*Repeat for 8 rings joining last ring to first ring. Finish off ends.
Tat sufficient daisies to fit around collar joining each daisy to the previous daisy by two picots on opposite sides. Sew the completed line of daisies to the previous row of binding.

Then add another row of binding attaching to the open side of the daisies. Use faggoting again to join the second line of bias binding. This additional step is adding width to the collar.

The third row of tatting will attach to the last row of binding just added. This row has larger individual motifs with a cloverleaf design.

Row 3 will appear soon.
Note: Please be careful when searching for information on "faggoting." It has various spellings and some unpleasant additional meanings.

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