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Friday, April 29, 2016

PinChick's Kiss Kiss, Plus More!



A kissing fish

I saw a fish and changed it a bit, and
put it on a paperclip
Kiss kiss


I think these would work as earrings too. 

I made an gold fish but it swam away, No kiss :(

 Below is a wonderful dress picture that was sent all the way from Italy to me, after posting Thumblina's dress.   She loved it and made one of her own!

Looks Great Ada! I love the variegated color!  and it is fun to make the hanger too, it just the finishing touch.



If You haven't already checked out the other Pin Picks from the Pinchicks they are listed below starting with our presidentSuzannes Cards
Margarets Designer Cards check with Margaret for the little dress pattern!
Muskaan's TIPS
Two Shuttles

Have a wonderful Sunday!


Monday, April 25, 2016

Finished Up My Mystery Round

I am happy to keep morphing this project :)
ready for another round.

Directions
This round is started with 3 rings first one is 8 picot 8 close ring
the second is 10 picot (attached picots the rest way round) 10 close ring. Then last is 8 attach to chain picot of previous row 8 and close ring. then chain of 15 picot 15 and 
begin again with the three rings all way round, connect with first 10 P 10
one more chain and attach and end.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Impatience Got The Best Of Me

I do love the tat along, and of the two I started...

I decided to make the blue and white my favorite one, be the Renulek's doily

While we were waiting to see if she was going to go through with the game, I decided to guess what the next round would be, and so I like it enough to keep it and keep making a guessing game that I play.
Now that I think about it, it would be fun in a year or so to have
other tatters make up a round that goes with the one before :)
that would be a cool challenge huh?
 

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Chalice Cover In Florescent !

Exciting bright but maybe to modern for me.

I am trying capture the color on camera.


The colors are from this "Artise" brand embroidery thread.

I thing loops should be made larger and thread should be more of a size 20
Here is the lovely pattern given freely by the artiste on Instagram.   

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Another One Started


So I started another of the  latest spring doily by Renulek 

This time I really wanted to get the center right. and choose this method.

I didn't tie it off till closer to the end, I have rough time seeing and knotting at the end and get the rings  out of order.
this works better.
below one is size 40 and other is 80.
I am happy with the first one and I am going to try to keep up with both
Have a wonderful Sunday and rest of the week too.


Saturday, April 16, 2016

Spring Doily Tat Along

It's not too late still time to catch up :) I love her doilies found Here
Thank You Renulek :)

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Tatted Pearl Mat Part One

A simple knot to tie three shuttles together, two colors can be the same. And one shuttle can be a ball of thread.
I used three shuttles.

  Leaving one of the three shuttles out, as you begin a chain of 5 double stitches divided by 2 picots, then trim your hidden threads.

Form a U shape, and drag the thread we put aside at beginning over to form the next U on opposite side. In this case the purple thread.  Note keep that single thread a bit short, it will stretch a bit. 

Repeat to form the pearls of the chain to a length you desire,  Wait here for next instructions I will post shortly, or you can try to go on too next row on your own.  

This was done with two variegated  threads and red I did shoe lace trick at times but really don't recommend, cause I was originally trying to clean off shuttles..

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Pearl Tatting Mat


All chains, and all fun in size 20 thread.


Something about this look, I just love.  It is different and I originally was cleaning off my shuttles.  This was a bit of a mind teaser with 3 shuttle but enjoyable.




I saw something like this and it was square and spun from the center.
This is done with out breaking the thread making a strip then a turn and then another.
A picture of when  it was young :)
I was so busy in April I forgot to show what I made for grandchildren with felt. 







Two different tails beaded and two had buttons.  I love sewing felt.
Rabbits really do hide in vegetables you know.


Friday, April 8, 2016

Little doily



I really enjoyed tatting this little doily made from a motif from a book called " Tatted Artistry "
I cut out a piece of plastic an wrapped around to get all picots same size.
 



there are two different ways to put together,  I liked this the best.


have a great tatting Day!

Monday, April 4, 2016

Tatted lace dress finds an owner!



You can use a wooden bead or this time I had a bead I purchased on Ebay!
One wire folded in half and looped through head then arms and so on.

Craft glue to wire, and a peach tatting thread.  I made arms too long and snipped them shorter just dipped the ends in glue so thread won't run away. 

Shoulder straps too long, and tied them together in back.

I just tatted rings in black for hair to match the China girl face then left long ends and attached to wires from frame in back of head.

And here, she will wait for Granddaughter :)

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Thumbelina's Dress


This pattern was recreated by Margaret since the original artist is unable to do this, Margaret did a wonderful job and this was my Pinterest  Pick for last month.  I have been so busy and not doing much blogging but thought I would let you all know I am still here.

Just not able to blog as much
Have a wonderful Week and now to try to visit you all's blogs :)