Tips, Tricks, Gadgets & Tools for Tatting

Tatting
Here are some free tatting tutorials which offer lots of tips and tricks to help the new tatter and experienced lacemaker.

Applying Needle Tatting to Floral Wire star
Excellent projects for the newest tatters, these decorations, floral wreaths and corsages can be made from any thread or yarn. The finished project will need other supplies such as corsage leaves, netting, ribbons and beads, etc.

Back to School Tatting star
What to carry as your basic tatting kit (btk?)

Determined toTat? Tools that will help star
If you are determined to tat and face physical challenges with your hands, there is help available.

Dreams of Lace Tips and Tricks star[offsite link]
Christiane Eichler has produced a useful series of tips and tricks to help you with your tatting.

Frivolous Frivolite´s Shuttle Tatting Tips star[offsite link]
Here is a page for the beginner who has worked out how to hold the shuttle and thread but can´t get the knot to flip over.

Good Tension in Tatting star
Learn how to achieve good tension as you work.

How to finish a Doily star[offsite link]
Nancy Price has written some excellent instructions for making your finished doily look really good.

How to make a Blocking Board star[offsite link]
Here are some instructions from Nancy Price on how to make a blocking board.

Making a Tatting Stitch Gauge star[offsite link]
There is a lesson on how to make a stitch gauge to measure your tatting.

Mike Lyon's Laws of Tatting star
Mike Lyon's Laws of Tatting. Serious and tongue in cheek these are worth studying.

Organizing Patterns & Books star
Ideas on organizing your tatting book library

Picotnet star[offsite link]
This site has an enormous collection of links, tutorials and patterns as well as information for lacemakers and tatters of all levels of experience.

Some tips on stiffening Tatting star[offsite link]
Here are some tips on stiffening tatting. Personally I don´t recommend sugar starch but give it a try if you wish!

Tat´s All Tips and Tricks star[offsite link]
This page has many tips, tricks and helpful how tos for needle and shuttle tatters.

Tatted Ring Types star
A list (in progress)of all the different types of tatted rings.

Tatting Tip: Is Your Shuttle Poking You? star[offsite link]
Tatting Tip: Is Your Shuttle Poking You?

Tatting Tip: Putting Picots in their Place star[offsite link]
Tatting Tip: Putting Picots in their Place

Tatting Tip: Too Scared for Two Shuttles? star[offsite link]
Tatting Tip: Too Scared for Two Shuttles?

Tatting Tip: Which Half Double Stitch is Which star[offsite link]
Tatting Tip: Which Half Double Stitch is Which

Tatting with Variegated Threads star[offsite link]
Here is a useful article on the controversial subject of tatting with variegated threads.

Unending Doily - Madhur Dadlani star
Madhur's emptying shuttles project

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