Monthly Archives: January 2011

I am a tatting artist

I am a runner. You wouldn’t know it by looking at me. The last time I regularly ran was eleven years ago, although I’ve made periodic stabs at it since then. I’m making another stab right now. I even joined … Continue reading

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Last Week in Tatting

I made progress on all three doilies this week. I’ve now completed four rounds of the friend doily. I’ve completed three rounds of the pair of cousin doilies, and I’ve started the fourth round on one of them. You should … Continue reading

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A Cautionary Tale of Overpromising

Those doilies are but the tip of an iceberg. I’ve promised bookmarks and scarves—yes, plural—and a table runner to a variety of people. I have bookmarks made and rejected (by me). I’ve worked on several squares of a table runner, … Continue reading

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TIAS 2011

I’ve been reading tatting blogs ever since I started tatting. One of the first I encountered was Jane Eborall’s Tatting and Not a Lot Else. She’s starting a new Tat It and See (aka TIAS) next week, and I’ve decided … Continue reading

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Learn the Easy Art of Needle Tatting and More: Techniques with Time Stamps

I learned to needle tat using Learn the Easy Art of Needle Tatting and More. I still refer to it from time to time, but it’s frustrating to find the exact technique I’m looking for, since there is no chapter … Continue reading

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Tatting for January 2 and 3, 2011

I’ve finished round three on the pair of cousin doilies. No pictures at this time; natural light escapes me in the evening. Perhaps next Sunday I’ll have something to show you. I’ve fiddled around with the fourth round of the … Continue reading

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