Cigdem used multi-color metallic and gold polyester threads, peacock AB, teal blue-green faceted teardrop crystals, Japanese seed beads and fresh water pearls in this piece. The slave bracelet is tatted with black cotton thread and jet black faceted rondelles. The original pattern is an antique pattern that was used for edging on the table mats from Tatting with Two Threads, first published in The Queenslander in 1937.
mb duke shares some of the projects she completed, created by Jan Stawasz, a remarkable tatting designer who recently passed away.
Marta used differently placed beads in this second ANKARS style design that she created. The challenge with this one was spanning the wire frame.
Diane is one third of the way through the final round and the doily is looking amazing.
Fox is using a pattern from a Danish publication and working with Altin Basak size 50 and Lizbeth size 40 she's anticipating that this doily she's making for a friend, will be about 8 inches across. Fox is also remembering Jan Stawasz, posting a piece tatted by Jan.
Margaret tried the door wreath pattern with the tiny JKs, but she didn't like the thread and didn't like the red that was too pink. So she did it again with red seed beads, but the beads are too small and she still isn't happy with it. Margaret has posted her tribute piece to Jan Stawasz that she completed last summer.
Marie found a pin with several hummingbirds and she created tatted flowers to showcase them. The tatting was done with Lizbeth, size 20, Azalea and Spring Green. That completes the 100 motifs that she challenged herself with.
Martha shares the quilt block she completed for Palmettos. The pink flower on the left is from Jan Stawasz's Tatted Treasures, the large medallion with rick-rack is a vintage pattern from a Needlecraft magazine, the small white rick-rack flower is from the book Vintage Tatting & Crochet Book 1, edited by Barbara Foster and the larger white flower she just whipped up to fit in.
Mica tatted the Minaret Snowflake from Vida Sunderman's book to include in a thank you note. It's done in special dentelles 80 thread in ecru with beads.
Mistene finished her 25th motif 25! It's Mary Konior's Spinning Wheel Glass Mat from Tatting With Visual Patterns. She has plans to do another challenge but at the moment she's stalled on Firus, the last motif she needs to complete in Jon's Elegant Tatting Gems.
Wanda created yet another bag, this one with a snowman. Here's the whole collection on display at the craft show.