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Adventures in Tatting

You know how you come across something and think “I’ve got to try that!” Well, yesterday I discovered tatting. I spent some time doing the whole Google thing and some Youtube and I was soon itching to give it a go! 169 more words

2014 Designs

Crochet Thread Everywhere

In college I used to wear crocheted flowers in my hair. It was my little bit of uniqueness. Flowers also only take a few minutes to bust out if you’ve got a rhythm going. 283 more words


30 Day Knitting Challenge: Knitting Was Only the Beginning

Day 28: Do you do any other crafts besides knitting? What are they, and did learning to knit come before or after learning these other crafts? 957 more words

30 Day Knitting Challenge

IOLI Convention 2015 - Lace on the Prairie

This year’s convention of the International Organization of Lace was held in Coralville, Iowa and hosted locally by the Doris Southard Lace Guild, of which I am a member.  559 more words

Bobbin Lace

Celtic Tatting

Someone asked me a question about a pattern a while ago. I love the look of Celtic tatting, and have done a couple of pieces, but this one was new to me. 269 more words


My New Crafting Love

Dear xstitchers,

Don’t despise me, but I’ve fallen completely head-over-heels in love with shuttle tatting! I’m taking an online shuttle tatting class from Craftsy with Marilee Rockley. 252 more words

Beautiful tatting thread

I promise to do a whole post about the IOLI convention and how it was amazing and inspiring. But that requires thought and this thread is all about the smile it gives me. 74 more words