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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Thanksgiving Day Tatted Lace

 America's pilgrims set aside a day at the end of harvest to thank God for all they have, even in there struggles. We still celebrate this day calling it Thanksgiving Day!  




words in picture " When we give thanks in all things, we see hardships and adversities in the context of the purpose of life." by Dallin H Oaks.
After making the fall leaves from two different patterns, still deciding how to arrange them. All are size 40 lizbeth colors.
This little beauty is from "le blogde frivole"  fun a quick after you get hang of it. 


The larger maple leaf is from a book called "Celtic Tatting" leaves and flowers.


She does a wonderful job of explaining the twist and encourages you to experiment with making your own style for fun. After the first two I made one in about and hour and a half.


This one is a play one a little to bumpy hers looks better.

Idea of the size here.
                                                
This is another way to arrange, but I really plan on stitching the words in, I think :) I was also thinking of tatting more leaves and connecting them for a doily or bowl shape.

12 comments:

  1. che meraviglia Carollyn!! sei riuscita a comporre un bel quadretto con i colori autunnali...bravaaaaa

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  2. Bardzo ładne liście i cudowne kolory nici. Podziwiam.

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  3. Splendid Autumn leaves, I love the variety.

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  4. Wonderful arrangement of leaves, love the colours and variety of patterns.
    Happy thanksgiving day
    Margaret

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  5. Those leaves are stunning and what beautiful colours. Happy Thanksgiving Day

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  6. Thank you, Carollyn, this is very beautiful!! Magic leaves in beautiful colors. they remind me how amazed i was when I saw the diversity of trees in the USA. Thank you for the wise words on the poem, I needed them,..

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  7. Fabulous tatting, patterns & colours ! Autumn leaves are Always so vibrant.
    I like the first (top) arrangement of leaves - as if radiating from the quotation, although the bottom (framed) arrangement is probably more natural as strewn about in the ground.
    A real visual treat, Carollyn, & happy Thanksgiving :-)

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  8. Thank you all, I had a wonderful day and enjoyed making this arrangement too I did not have time to make other maple leave patterns, but really wanted to, and even more colors like purple too! And now on to more Christmas things !

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  9. Beautiful Fall leaves. Hope you had a happy Thanksgiving!

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  10. The leaves are so beautiful! This will be a great piece to have on a frame.

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