Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Ummmm....I have been tatting....and messing up!!!

Since I keep messing up, I will tell you that I have 
added a few motifs to the tablecloth(and cut a couple 
off after finishing them and noticing the mistakes!).
Today I was looking for cheap wedding decorations 
for a couple getting married after our Sunday morning 
lesson(they are really poor and I thought I would 
try to make their wedding a little brighter), and I 
found these Ice Drop gems in the "wedding" section 
at Walmart. So....I splurged!!!  
 I just had to share this beautiful flower with you!!
I saw it enjoying one of our 92 degree days 
yesterday.  It brightened my day and I hope it 
will yours too!! :)
Have a wonderful day and hopefully some 
tatting too!!!! :)

Monday, September 18, 2017

Some weekend tatting

Another personal challenge ornament # 13.
Altered this pattern again:  http://koroneczka.pl/ 
Look in her patterns link.
Top view.
 Side view.
 Bottom view.
 And Ice Drop earrings in Lizbeth size 40 Elderberry 
Jam with plastic purple beads.
It was an awesome and very busy weekend, but at 
least I got some tatting time.
Have a wonderful tatting filled day!!! :)

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Autumn earrings

Lizbeth size 80 Falling Leaves
Ice Drops & Yarnplayer's Small Maple Leaves.
Happy Autumn Tatting!!! :)

Monday, September 11, 2017

Personal Challenge #12 out of 24 done!!!!

Same pattern as last, but on a red ornament this time.
Top view.
 Side view.
 Bottom view.
 12 on the stand!!! 12 left to go.
Somehow I lost the picture of just the small 
ornaments, but I think the picture above shows 
them well enough on the top section.
 The group of medium sized ornaments.
 The group of large ornaments.
 The three sizes, large, medium, and small(tatting a 
little loose makes it look larger).
More to get done, but also lots of other things too.
Have a wonderful day and hope you get your 
tatting in!!!!!!  :)

Friday, September 8, 2017

Personal Challenge # 11

This fits one of my medium sized ornaments- approx. 
2 or 2 1/2 inches across.
The pattern is here:  http://koroneczka.pl/     
which is only part of the actual pattern which is here:  
Side view # 1
 Bottom view.
Tatted in size 20 Lizbeth Snow White.  The plan 
was to tat the whole pattern, but the top center 
would not go over the hanger piece on the large 
ornament and with a tiny stretch on the joining 
picots it fit around the medium ornament top. 
Top view(same as bottom).
So....I had to improvise and ended up tatting the 
same top and bottom sections, but I left of the 
thrown rings and joined to them instead.  The 
other problem was that the pattern shows a thrown 
ring with the counts and only 6 picots, but I later 
noticed that there are supposed to be 7 picots 
which would have made joining easier.
Instead, I tatted 11 ds on the chain, joined to 
one of the 2 middle picots, then 2 ds and joined 
to the next middle picot, then 11 ds again.
Next time, there will be 7 picots and the chain 
will be 12 join 12.  :)
 Side view # 2.
So....I am 1 ornament away from 1/2 way through 
this personal challenge.  The  store which I bought 
the stand from would like a picture of the stand 
full of the tatted ornaments-before Christmas, 
so....that is my goal!!! :)
Happy tatting everyone!!! :)

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Personal challenge #10 done!

This is the same as the red ornament last time. 
Top view.
 Side view.
 Bottom view.
Needing to get some crosses done for men, so...
off to tatting work I go!! :)
Have a tat-filled day!!! :)

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Next ornament in progress.

I love the look just like this(ok, with the ends 
sewn in) !! :)  This one is obviously in Snow 
White Lizbeth going to go on a red glass 
ornament.  This still needs the outer round, but
I stopped to see if this would fit one of the 
smaller ornaments-I think it will!  :)   So, that 
will be one of my next tries.  ;)
Oh...guess I should say this is the same as the 
one 2 posts ago from yesterday-the red one.
Have a wonderful day with lots of tatting!! :)

Monday, September 4, 2017

First the ornament earlier(last post), now angels!

I tatted 2 of Elaine P. Gan's angels 
today.  They are tatted in size 3 thread 
with an iridescent thread in it.
Displayed on the beautiful scarf our 
daughter knitted for me!!!  Can't wait 
for cooler weather to wear it!!! :)
Have an awesome day, and hopefully 
get some tatting in!! :)

Tatting on glass ornament for my personal challenge

I started on Saturday tatting a snowflake pattern 
which has captured my attention.  It's from this 
This is a view from the side.
 A view from the top. I left the center of the snowflake 
out to fit over the top.
 A view from the bottom-the full snowflake.
I loved tatting the whole design!  It lays beautifully, 
and for some reason I think it's really beautiful!! :)
It is tatted in 4 rows.
Working on angels(one done & one in progress).
Have a fabulous day!!! :)