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Ice Drop Practice

5th February 2019 | 0 Comments

One of the most popular new patterns taking the tatting world by storm is Diane Cademartori’s “Ice Drop” pattern. The pattern’s popularity took its creator by surprise according to what she said when I spoke with her in 2016. A striking way to surround a simple glass drop bead with tatted rings and chains, decorated […]


Monte Vista Tatted Tree 2017

21st December 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s time for the Monte Vista Hotel’s annual Deck the Trees event to benefit the Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministries’ winter supplement programs.  Thanks to all the contributions from Thread Bears Sherry, Anne, Shonn,  Jill, Jo, Tammy, Leigh and Fran, this years tree is 6 feet tall.  This year, our tree is in the Dining Room […]


Back to the Drawing Board

16th July 2017 | 0 Comments

Having had to stop working on my LLBean Top in favor of other projects for the group, for Tat Days and for the Yule Tree at the Monte Vista Hotel, at last I am ready to return to the blouse edging.       Here is the basic design I had drawn out some time […]


How a new shirt relates to designing

2nd March 2017 | 0 Comments

  It’s not very often that I buy myself new clothes. So when this offer came from a particular clothing company, I looked through their closeouts and found a top that I thought rather pleasing.  So with my offer and the close-out pricing, there was no way to lose. I bought it.  It’s a little […]


St. Patrick’s Day Projects

6th March 2012 | 0 Comments

There are a number of reasons to undertake any given project.  Spring seems almost upon us – hard to say given that I was out in snow this morning, but early spring snows can come anywhere.  March 17th is St Patrick’s day and green shamrocks rule the day.  That day is a regular monthly meeting […]


Chatelaine Complete

2nd March 2012 | 0 Comments

Happy to report that the chatelaine is finished!  I am using it on shamrocks for St Patrick’s day trip to Palmetto Tatter’s guild in SC! Choosing shuttles without hooks at least gives me an excuse to use it! The pattern came from Georgia Seitz’s website which contains the Denise’s Bracelet pattern .  It’s a simple rings-only […]


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