Friday, August 9, 2013
25 motif challenge. This is my 21st challenge, inverted tatting. Chains are made to face the wrong way and joined to picots using the 'ball' thread instead of the shuttle thread. I looked at pictures of work by Judith Connors and Martha Ess, watched a video on Karen Cabrera's blog and read Mark Myers's instructions on Georgia Seitz's site. And then tried it out. It's not all that difficult. I like the idea, gained from discussions on In Tatters, that the join should be centred, but I can see in Karen's video and Mark's instructions that it's not necessarily so. There don't seem to be patterns available, other than in Judith Connor's book, so I will have to do my own thing! The flower above is my first 'invention'.