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January 17 2012 Tatting Newsletter

Hello tatters! It is the third week of January already. The year is moving fast. How many projects have you got lined up for this year? Going to learn some new techniques. Are you adding beads to your lace? If you are looking for ideas to add a special touch to your tatting, please consider the following books. This is the second part of the list from Jan. 02, 2012. http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/tatting.

Occhi Ruth Scharf (German)

Occhi: Neue Bl├Ątter (New Leaves) Ruth Scharf (German)

Review: http://www.georgiaseitz.com/reviews/scharf.html The works of Ruth Scharf are translations of Irish Crochet forms into tatting. The leaves are striking in any piece of lace.

Occhi 1 & 2 Gisela Graff-Hofgen (German)

This book has a pattern using 6-12 shuttles!

OCCHI-Schiffchenspitze-Frivolite Marianne Langwieser & Tatiana Scharowa (German)

Review: Several pages of instructions using modern photographs and reprints from antique books. Photographs and diagrams for all patterns. Many traditional style tatting patterns which are accompanied by suggestions for application as fashion accessories. Also sections on the split ring and on bead work. Final chapter encourages a foray into freeform tatting. (Patterns easy to follow from diagrams, knowledge of German not necessary.)

Occhi - Tatting - Frivolite: Mustersammlung Susanne Rolf Schwenke

Review: http://www.georgiaseitz.com/reviews/rolfbk1.html
See also:http://www.georgiaseitz.com/2002/germantat.html
This tatter is also a professor of mathematics. She wrote to me once saying that some of her designs were based on the chaos theory.

Occhi - Tatting - Frivolite: Spitzen-Ideen Susanne Rolf Schwenke
Review: Review: http://www.georgiaseitz.com/reviews/rolfbk2.html

Schiffchen-Arbeiten-Occhi-Frivolit├Ąten Verlag Schaumfer (German)

Schiffchenarbeiten Occhi Adelheid Dangela
order from author: Adelheid Dangela, Spielberg 101, D-32825 Blomberg-Reelkirchen Germany

Schiffchenspitzen Occhi Frivolites Waltraud Naumer (German)

Spitzen-Ideen Susanne Rolf Schwenke
Review: http://www.georgiaseitz.com/reviews/rolfbk2.html

Spitzen-Kreationen Susanne Schwenke (German)
Here's the latest article from the Tatting site at BellaOnline.com. Spanish Language Tatting Book Reviews Short book reviews of several Spanish language tatting books. Part 2. http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art29620.asp Please visit tatting.bellaonline.com for even more great content about Tatting. To participate in free, fun online discussions, this site has a community forum all about Tatting located here - http://forums.bellaonline.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=postlist&Board=39 I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I thrive on your feedback! Have fun passing this message along to family and friends, because we all love free knowledge! Georgia Seitz, Tatting Editor http://tatting.bellaonline.com One of hundreds of sites at BellaOnline.com

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