Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Round two done. Now round three looks a bit difficult do I do string or chain?????

Monday, 30 July 2012

This is the first round of Tatting Fools challenge.Watch this spare for round 2 and 3.

Sunday, 29 July 2012

Daisies and clover doily

Daisies and Clover doily by Emma Crew (2001). I used Lizbeth 40 Falling leaves and Christmas. Have enjoyed tatting these 4 rounds.It measure 4 1/2".

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Well another baby quilt done. Love making up my own designs. Don't like all the hand sewing. This is for a friend at work. Bought the material last Friday so I've busy.

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

This is Jane Eboall's Christmas tree decoration. Lizbeth20 unnamed test thread. Hanging on my garden Christmas tree in the middle of a sunny July day. Love making it.Split chain length with lots of beads.

Saturday, 21 July 2012

Ear ring's

Yesterday I found a picture on Cu drag de la Maria's blog of a pair of ear ring's. I did not know what to take to Charnwood tat afternoon. So this is my take of said ear rings.

Thursday, 19 July 2012

Well Jane Eborall posted this pattern this am . Well I'm sitting here recovering so just had to have a go. Took approx 1 hour. Used Lizbeth 20 Island Breeze.

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Another U.F.O finished.Started these last year. Pattern is Jon's Quantiesque Snowflake. Lizbeth 40. Blue Ice on Lime egg, Rainbow Taffy on Teal egg and Sea Island on Lilac egg.

Saturday, 14 July 2012

This a update on yesterdays post. I used size 20 and can see the Catherine wheel joins.               Bonnie I got Jane's sheet on Catherine wheel join. It was easy to follow as it's in colour I'm sure you would manage to tat this pattern.

Friday, 13 July 2012


Bought this Pdf pattern by Joelle Paulson. Used lizbeth 40. Have learnt how to do Catherine wheel joins. Need to practice so doing it again but in size 20, will be able to see stitches better. I'm enjoying all the tatting I'm doing while recovering surgery.

Monday, 9 July 2012

Needs blocking but this is what I did tonight. I found a picture of a cross by Julie Patterson, NO pattern. I have change it and added to it. Not a bad out come.

Sunday, 8 July 2012

Marja finished

 Well I got the last round finished last night. I used basak50.It measures 6 1/4 inches square. The photo above is not blocked.
Now it's blocked and you can see why sometimes you need to do this.
Marja was designed by Jon while his wife was dying from Lung Cancer aged only 52.

Saturday, 7 July 2012

One more round to go, may have it done by bedtime today. NO rain so far bit cloudy at times but the sun is out. May get on swing in garden.
Thing's are now getting back to ?normal on the recovery side. No longer black and blue.
Hope you all have a good day.    

Friday, 6 July 2012


This is the start of a square doily I'm working on at present.I found it on bella on line site, it's by wanadoo/ tatslife. May get it done soon as its raining cats and dogs here in the midlands so can't go out.

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Just finished Jon Yusoff's Chinese coin bookmark, look what I did .One round and it's a cross yipeeee. Lizbeth40 Red. Just got to do tassel tomorrow.
Had a good day today shopping from a wheelchair is fun. Popped into work to she the girls and tatted all evening, more tatting tomorrow.

Sunday, 1 July 2012

 Just finished this little cross took about 3hrs.
Have been working this pattern  a few months. This round works in and out 42 times each one take approx 1hour Now to start last round wonder how long it will take me.