Thursday, 21 August 2014
The first attempt of the daisy hexagon was made in two colours. Then I thought it would be nice in 3 colours. So I thougt about the use of double shuttles. I have some, but I did not get them with me on my holydays. So I thought to take the two shuttles in my hand, as if it has been a double shuttle. As soon as I tried this, I discovered, that they are not necessary, because you can take all the threads you want inside a chain with non flipped double stitches, for the rings instead there is no need to take threads inside, because they turn to closure point. I hope this explanation will help you to comprehend how I did it.
Saturday, 10 May 2014
Tuesday, 12 November 2013
Dear Jane Eborall, do you think this would match with your orange dress? (I'm sure she has one, perhaps not unicolour, thinking about her love for colours)
Wednesday, 30 October 2013
Sunday, 13 October 2013
This is the third attempt of the lilac summer square of previous post. As you see, I cut without pain, in this I have a big amount of patience, until the piece lays flat and every join is perfect. When I design a square, I have to join at least 4 squares to see, if they do perfectly fit. I liked this colour combination of green and variegated Lizbeth 20. Then I had to quit, because it did not fit in the middle. This time I found the right stitch count and so the lilac came out perfect.
My dear tatting friends, Summer and summer holidays are always my best moments for inspiration. My husband Belisario does everything for me to leave me the whole time for creative works. He cooks, he cleans, he does the shopping and he also organizes some expositions for me. In summer I have a book, where I design, and then I try to tat my designs. 50% of them do not work, but some come out pleasing. This one is one of them. But...the clunys, which I like, have a problem, they twist, so the pieces with clunys have to be fixed well, a thing I'm too lazy to do. Hmm, perhaps you can suggest a solution!