Doilies Intermediate Free Tatting Patterns
Here are some doily patterns for the tatter who is ready to move into slightly more advanced work. These will be great as table topper ornaments, pillow cover appliques and window decorations.
Centrino Mamma [offsite link]
Hereīs another beautiful doily from the Italian site Il Chiacchierino de Isla.
Communion Centrepiece [offsite link]
You will need to mount this lovely piece on fine linen for it to look its best.
Daisies and Clover Doily [offsite link]
This lovely doily is by Emma Crew and would be a good one for a first doily pattern.
Doily Motif [offsite link]
This one is from a series of lessons written by Sabina Carden-Madden and again the tatting is not particularly complex for a lovely result.
Doily/Skirt Edging [offsite link]
Sabina Carden-Madden has designed a beautiful doily with a pretty edging.
Dutch Doilies [offsite link]
Here is a Dutch site with some pretty patterns including a number of lovely doilies.
Eleonore Endrucks-Leichtenstern doily 1922
An original doily by Eleonore Endrucks-Leichtenstern, (German) Leipzig, Germany, Beyers Handarbeitsbücher 9, 1922
Free Patterns [offsite link]
This web site contains lots of lovely doily patterns on PDF files but you have to sign in in order to access them. Most are traditional style tatting.
Green Vedallia/Onion Ring doily [offsite link]
This doily by Roger AKA Freedman will give good practice in making onion rings.
Momīs Doily [offsite link]
Here is a pretty doily by Nancy Price, tatted for her mother.
Oval Doily [offsite link]
Here is another page from the Italian site Il Chiacchierino de Isla, the instructions are in Italian but the illustration of the doily is clear enough.
Petit Four Pineapple [offsite link]
This doily by Roger AKA Freedman gives an interesting example of pineapple style work interpreted in tatting.
Rose in the Snow [offsite link]
This lovely doily uses an unusual layering technique to create the rose in the centre.
Sarahīs Claddagh [offsite link]
This beautiful doily by Edward Chevalier is featured in the gallery on his web site and he has kindly provided the pattern for us to enjoy.
Small Doily [offsite link]
Another lovely little doily from Il Chiacchierino de Isla.
Square [offsite link]
This piece by Roger AKA Freedman will suit those who wish to practice lock joins and spiral chains.
Star Spangled Doily [offsite link]
This gorgeous doily by Sharon Albers would be a good first doily for the improving beginner. You need to know how to do shuttle thread joins but otherwise itīs reasonably straightforward and not too large a project. Enjoy!
Variation on Rose Rogersī Round Robin [offsite link]
Here is a lovely variation on Rose Rogersī round robin mentioned earlier. A little more involved than the original pattern itīs still very pretty and Iīm sure you will want to keep the pattern.
Violets Doily [offsite link]
Abby has designed some beautiful things and here is her lovely violets doily.
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