Complex Butterflies Free Tatting Patterns

The free patterns for tatted lace butterflies in this section will be suitable for the more advanced tatter. They will be great for appliqueing onto clothing, quilts and hats and making decorations.

Butterfly star[offsite link]
Ben Fikkert has a wonderful traditional style butterfly on his site in the Patterns section.

Butterfly Italiano star[offsite link]
This wonderful butterfly was shared with the Online Tatting Class earlier this year.

Butterfly Motif star[offsite link]
Here is a wonderful pattern by Sabina Carden-Madden - not for the complete beginner but still fairly easy to do although it is quite large.

Butterfly pattern star[offsite link]
Birgit Phelps has designed this pretty butterfly which is suitable for the less experienced tatter. Enjoy!

Butterfly with Closed and Open Wings star[offsite link]
Riet Surtel-Smeulders has designed a beautiful butterfly and has created versions with closed and with open wings.

Dainty Tatted Butterfly star[offsite link]
This beautiful butterfly pattern has been re-written from a 1916 design originally published in the Corticelli book.

Farfalla 1 star[offsite link]
Here is a lovely butterfly by an Italian designer.

Farfalla Rossa 2 star[offsite link]
Here is another wonderful butterfly by an Italian designer.

Large Butterfly star[offsite link]
Here is another gorgeous pattern from Lynette Hodges - this one is again not difficult but not for the beginner either. It will be worth it for anyone trying it.

Sue HansonĀ“s Purple Butterfly star[offsite link]
I had to share Sue HansonĀ“s butterfly with you, it is so pretty and it makes use of a new picot technique called a drop picot, invented by Priscilla Ine-Orubite Jack.

Tatted butterfly star[offsite link]
Here is another pattern from an early tatting book, which I hope you will enjoy.

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