Friday, February 8, 2019

Elaine's newest Tatting Book

is now available!!  :)
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You can find it here:
Etsy.com/shop/tattingbox

You have seen many of these 
patterns test tatted on this blog.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

2 More Pairs of Teardrop Earrings

As I said in the previous post, I have been following 
the suggestions of our daughter.
First, Lizbeth size 20 Christmas Red with gold beads.
 Second, Lizbeth size 20 Lilac Dk. with dark purple 
beads which if seen in person have like an oil slick 
rainbow in the color(the scanner makes them look 
black every time).
Hope you are having a wonderful day and getting 
lots of tatting done!!! :)

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Teal Teardrop Earrings

More of Elaine's Tear Drop Earrings.
Tatted in size 20 Lizbeth Ocean Teal Med.
Our daughter is choosing all the colors of threads 
and beads since she knows the current styles and 
trends.
Setting up other color combinations today.

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Test tatted necklace and Test tattings

This is another Elaine P. Gan design.
Exquisite Neckpiece.  I LOVE this one!!!
I want to tat it again, but longer!!!
It's tatted in Lizbeth size 40 Black with seed beads.
 Here's the close-up.  Needs some blocking.
I also test tatted 2 bracelet patterns.
One still in progress....
And...one turned into a bookmark.
And....A Rose Heart(revised).
Looks like we are getting a small break from the 
frigid temps so life might become a little more 
"normal" again.  Hope you have a wonderful 
tatting filled Saturday!!! :)

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Tatting and Test Tatting


Ok, I have been in choker mode even though it's 
not my thing.  Our daughter has loved the ones 
I have test tatted for Elaine P. Gan and suggested 
I tat more.  
Also, I was invited to a March Craft 
Show and my family has encouraged me to go.
So....I thought about the Spiral Bookmark pattern 
as a choker for teens.  Pattern link here: 
https://www.scribd.com/doc/7305076/Spiral-Bookmark-1
Tatted in Lizbeth size 20 Ocean Teal Med. & Snow 
White.
Next, I started Jane's Bookmark for another possible
choker -pattern here:
Tatted in size 40 Lizbeth Niagara Falls.  It is now
sitting because, while closing a ring the thread 
broke and frustrated me.  ;)
 This is my tatting spot on the livingroom floor 
gaining more and more tatting stuff(I NEED to put 
some away!!!).  In the center of the picture are the 
2 Rainbow Taffy Cathedral Doilies I am tatting.  
They are now each ready for row 22 of 33.
 And, I have been test tatting for Elaine P. Gan
(she has a blog now-  https://mytattingbox.blogspot.com/ )
again.  To start I tatted her Simple Heart Earrings
(without the decorative picots) in size 20 Lizbeth 
Ocean Teal Med.
 Then, Gifted Earring(I only did one) in size 20 
Lizbeth Snow White.
 Then Acorn Earring(I only did one).
Now this one is not complete.  I missed 
tatting the top chain because I was 
watching Kids Baking Championship 
with our daughter and got a tad 
distracted just before the end of the 
pattern.  Our daughter thinks this looks 
like a fancy Victorian heart.  ;)
Tatted in size 40 Lizbeth Elderberry Jam.
 And, then I tatted Tear Drop Earring.
I think I love the Acorn and Tear Drop 
Earrings best so far!!!  :)
This is tatted in size 20 Lizbeth Snow 
White.
I am test tatting the earrings using up 
thread on shuttles to clear a bunch of shuttles.
I hope you are tatting productively 
especially if you are stuck inside in the 
frigid temps some of us are experiencing.
Have a wonderful and warm tatting day!!! :)
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Just finished another test tatted earring.
This one is the Exquisite Earring.
Tatted in size 40 Lizbeth Black.


Thursday, January 24, 2019

A New Tatting Blog

Elaine P. Gan now has a blog so you can all 
see her beautiful tatting and you can contact 
her about her books and patterns if interested.
Currently she doesn't have a place for her sales 
so please be patient.

Here is the link to her blog:

Monday, January 21, 2019

A red and gold choker

It's too long for the scanner, but I get a much 
clearer picture from the scanner.
It's tatted in size 40 Lizbeth Christmas Red with 
gold beads.
It's one of the Elaine P. Gan designs.
Happy Tatting!!!
For those in the frigid temps, stay safe and warm!!!