Thursday, December 22, 2011

I have a lot of learning to do yet!!!

I saw these very cute SSSR Angels from Anne Bruvold on several blogs and just recently on Tatting Fool's blog here: http://tattingfool.blogspot.com/ .
After reading that she had tatted the angel using regular split rings I thought I would try(I did). Hers are beautiful and mine is sad!! Oh well, I will have to try again later.
I am pretty sure I got the skirt part right, but I haven't really worked with SCMRs yet and I think that is where I messed up, but I can see the wing. :D

Have a very Merry Christmas everyone!!! :)
Thanks for all your wonderful comments and encouragement throughout this year!! :)

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Christmas tree earrings

These turned out pretty well I think. I hope someone will like them. They are from Linda Davies here: http://freepdfhosting.com/fb34d38215.pdf
Tatted in size 40 Lizbeth Christmas Green with glass beads.


Friday, December 16, 2011

Doing my best to keep tatting

Of course with the holidays and regular life mixed together somethings get set aside. I have tried hard not to let tatting be one.
These snowflakes are from this link http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_NAQjjiECFM4/TPdlsRUTIRI/AAAAAAAAALU/xfc8Vrq-Ji4/s1600/PC022879.JPG
They are tatted in Lizbeth size 40 Blue Ice and the first one(which was actually tatted second) has Petite Glass beads added for sparkle. I really like this design!!

Next, I tried to empty another shuttle by tatting Mary's Butterfly:
http://www.scribd.com/doc/69945786/My-Butterfly again. This time in size 80 DMC cotton and a metallic blending filament. I think the filament looks prettier on the spool, but it needs to be used. And my daughter wants me to tat a snowflake in it. Also, you can't see it, but....the filament broke at one spot and one of the back rings is only half colored, but the top rings cover it nicely. :) **Oops!! Now looking at the picture it looks like I got sidetracked and messed up my stitch count on the top left ring-oh well, most won't notice it. :)