Saturday, April 14, 2012

My favourite patterns


I have to say that when I look now on Jane Eborall's pattern page I can't find the pattern for her very small butterfly. I'm sure it's Jane's pattern! I make it now from memory. It's my all-time-favourite pattern.

The patterns for the doilies come from my previous incarnation as a tatter, but I still love them. I think they have wonderful negative spaces. They were in the May 1984 issue of the Anna Burda magazine. I borrowed the magazine and copied the diagrams out. I still use those scribbles.

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  1. These are beautiful, my favorite color too.

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  2. oh yes....that is very nice use of negative space!

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  3. Lovely doilies. That little butterfly sure stands out among the green. :)

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  4. Wow I love the two doilies...
    Anna Burda 1984?....I was busy in other affairs...
    simple study in university!
    I have only from 1988 to 2006,the Italian version and some german!
    Fine color!..and beautiful butterfly..I love so much
    the Jane's pattern!

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    1. Anna Burda featured tatting every May issue. I did find their patterns became more and more complicated as the years went on, I prefer the earlier ones.

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