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Saturday, November 14, 2015

Snowflake 94 Years Old and Still Not Melted!

 German designer Tina Frauberger from her book Schiffchenspitze published in 1921.  directions below.



Direction along with other timeless beauties Click Here This snowflake is on page 31, need to scroll down!

I did add the Josephine knot at 10 double stitches at top
Keep tatting!

21 comments:

  1. Beautiful !
    I was browsing through some of these old books and this motif caught my eye. Love the JRs you added :-)
    And, welcome back :-)

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    1. Thank You, with this holiday season coming up I will be making less entries :( Have other things got to do!

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  2. Beautiful. Thanks for link to that book-I can see there a lot of nice patterns:)

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    1. Thank You, Yes, I believe many tatting patterns stem from this book :)

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  3. Beautiful snowflake, love the JS at the point of the snowflake great idea
    Thanks for the link
    Margaret

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  4. A very pretty snowflake - also I like the way you photograph your tatting, makes it so much more interesting. Tempting us with another tatting link too!

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    1. I try to make the piece interesting to look at, and my daughters old boyfriend gave me the camera as a gift, I try to be creative with it :)

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  5. It's fantastic your snowflake Carollyn! I like so much that. Beautiful and perfect!
    have a good Sunday
    sabrina

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  6. Great snowflake. You and Tina get along well. :)

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    1. That would have been nice to have known her!

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  7. thank you both I your talents you have, really complements me.

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  8. I'm quite astonished that in 1921 she used the number-dash system! I didn't think that came about until the 1970s! Wonderful designs in that book - a real trailblazer! I do like the Josephine knots.

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  9. I know by going to the antique books I find many people took from the old stuff and those directions too.

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  10. Thank you so much for sharing this book!

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  11. Your welcome it is wonderful to look at💟😄💟

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