Tatting Collage

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Overview

Traditionally used for doyleys and edging handkerchiefs or collars, there is much more that can be done with tatting with a bit of imagination. Tatting is basically a handmade lace, with each stitch composed of two half-hitch knots. The single thread is looped and knotted with the aid of a small shuttle, and people are often amazed that so simple a technique can produce such intricate results. The appeal of the craft is that it is simple and portable, you can take your tatting equipment anywhere, and now that ...

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Overview

Traditionally used for doyleys and edging handkerchiefs or collars, there is much more that can be done with tatting with a bit of imagination. Tatting is basically a handmade lace, with each stitch composed of two half-hitch knots. The single thread is looped and knotted with the aid of a small shuttle, and people are often amazed that so simple a technique can produce such intricate results. The appeal of the craft is that it is simple and portable, you can take your tatting equipment anywhere, and now that Tatting Collage is republished as a concealed spiral bound book it will be easy to use ‘on-the-go’. Tatting collage creates attractive designs by combining small motifs and gluing them down to card, paper or fabric. As well as offering great fun and flexibility, it also avoids the need to handle large and complicated pieces of tatting - a bonus if you are pressed for time or are new to the craft and looking for encouragement. Whatever your level of experience, Tatting Collage offers the chance to create something satisfying and unique in a short space of time.
• It is NOT a book to teach how to tat. It assumes that readers will already be familiar with the basic techniques, and includes a Further Reading list of books for beginners to learn basic stitches.
• It does include lots of useful tips throughout and a Tools and Techniques section and the How to Use this Book section explains how to follow the patterns and designs.
• Includes some of the easiest tatting patterns possible through to more complex ones.
• There is instruction to make 65 patterns or motifs and 60 designs for everything from gift tags to bookmarks and cards to paperweights and door finger plates.
• It encourages the reader to give free rein to the imagination and develop skills to create distinctive gifts and decorative pieces.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781861089052
  • Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman
  • Publication date: 8/7/2012
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 720,840
  • Product dimensions: 14.80 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Lindsay Rogers had been embroidering and tatting as a hobby since childhood until she joined the worldwide Ring of Tatters in 1987. Increasingly sought out by individuals and commercial concerns for help with design and technique, Lindsay was invited to teach in Japan where some of her work has been exhibited. She has lived in Invergarry in the Highlands of Scotland since the 1960s and her designs are inspired by her love of the countryside. Also available: Tatting Patterns 9781861082619

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 18, 2001

    Little bits and pieces that make into beautiful gifts

    This book brings tatting out of storage and into use as ARTWORK. I made (and then framed) pictures for relatives following the patterns in this book and received raves from the recipients. There are patterns for everything from flowers to trees and butterflies to birds! You make little bits of tatting and then mount them on velvet board, ribbon or cardstock. This is a lovely book, I wish there were more like it.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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