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Lessons From Shuttlebirds

29th April 2014 | 0 Comments

For a number of years now I have been scrupulously avoiding using the Split Chain Technique.  I have watched YouTube videos on it, read the written version of how to carry it out and just about everything I could on the subject.  Nearly every time attempted was a failure.  But at Shuttlebirds Tatting conference, Jean […]


25th April 2014 | 0 Comments

So it’s official!! I am off to Shuttlebirds! Without a doubt this is the longest trip I have ever taken!  3 1/2 days on Amtrack to Spokane, Washington to attend the 2014 Shuttlebirds Tatting Conference.  Last fall when Patty invited me to attend, I thought, “Too far; too much time; too many excuses!!”  With a […]

Lesson 4 – Tatting with Buttons

9th April 2014 | 0 Comments

  We’re going to turn away from beading for a lesson and investigate how buttons can be worked into tatting. Karey Solomon has published 2 works about this topic.  You can find them at her Graceful Arts Fiber Studio Follow the Lessons > Lesson 4 in the bar above for more information