What would you do if you were surrounded by a room full of gorgeous thread and were told you could take them all home…but there’s a catch. You only have a backpack and it also has to fit your clothes, books and toothbrush. What do you do?
Here is one of my favorite tatting shuttles, another handmade beauty by Dave of Grizzly Mountain Arts. This little gem is hand carved out of fossil mammoth ivory and bears a scrimshawed angel to watch over me as I tat.
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.
A few recommendations on buying your first tatting shuttle. Spike or no? Bobbin or not? How big? Which brand? Your questions answered here.
Here is a pattern for a cute and simple tatted decoration on a girl’s hair clip.
Here is a quick and easy tatted ornament, that doesn’t require any actual tatting. Perfect for hanging on your Christmas tree or showing off your favorite hobby anytime.