Are you making a ring-only pattern, like a hen-n-chicks pattern, and need to add more thread? Here’s how to you hide the extra ends when you only have rings.
This patient doily has been waiting for me to finish it for many years, and will finally get its wish. See what it looks like before. What is your preference for stiffening a doily?
Here is another method of hiding thread ends. This time we will weave them back and forth between the stitches.
When you finish tatting your project, you still have a few things to do to be completely done. You first need to hide those thread tails, and here is my favorite method of sewing in ends.
When you finish your tatting, what do you do with the two ends of leftover thread? Use the magic thread trick to easily hide them. Here’s how, in 7 easy steps–and a video!
This tutorial with video shows how to start tatting with two threads and hide ends in a way that creates less bulk. Also covers hiding ends under picots.
This tutorial, with video, shows you how to add a second thread to your tatting project after you have begun tatting and how to hide the ends, including a pattern to try your new skill.