BSOTF turned her key pattern into a bookmark using Aunt Lyndia's red, Lizbeth red burst & Flora Christmas green.
Lily has been working steadily needle tatting the spinning wheel glass mat and she thought she was almost done until she realized a mistake waaay back made it impossible to finish off. Then she noticed the second and third mistakes which was really frustrating. If it were me, at this point I'd wing it with some personalized modifications to just make it work, or I'd find a way to sew it together, but that's just me. Lily has wisely chosen to lay it aside and move on. She did notice that shuttle tatted results for this piece are more visibly nicer, and has a more 'together' feel. Needle tatted is was quicker to work up and it has a softer, chunkier feel. Unfortunately, the chains want to flip or twist, resulting in a displeasing sight.
Liyarra is tatting again after the loss of her partner of 23 years. She tatted Anne Bruvold's Christmas Heart in red Altin Basak 40 for the love of the last 23 years, in blue Lizbeth 40 because that's how she's feeling and in green BabyLo 30 for hope for the future.
Tatteristic began her holidays by tatting The Fifth Day of December snowflake from Lene Bjorn's 24 Snowflakes in Tatting.
Ancolie has tatted is a little square motif from Iris Niebach, in perle cotton, size 12 pink and beige. Diane has added the tatted snail she made to a onesie for a baby shower. She tatted Anne's Dragon Wing doily in Altin Basak, size 50, color #090 which has lovely red shading in it just because she liked the colour. Red's her Mom's favourite colour and she's wondering if her Mom would like her to send it to her.
Marty shows us some more of her fair wins. These earrings were made for her sister using some of the HDT her sister created. The pendant won a ribbon even though they displayed it upside down.
Shirl has her tatted sampler book completed. The binding is a common traditional pattern and the front frame is from Mary Konior, Tatting with Visual Patterns. The tatted picture is something she worked from a picture in Tatting Technique & History by Elgiva Nicholls. She made the flower in one piece and added the stems by joining the chains like you would join rings. When she was done she had what looked like a dried weed, but then she pinned it out and sewed it down. The center stem thread is Lady Shuttle Makers Coffee and Cream HDT in size 20, the flowers are DMC white size 60, the stems and leaves are made with silk threads.