Monday, October 4, 2010
Flying With Scissors - Thanks, Aileen!
Yup, they went with me on the plane no problem. Scissors are not on the list of no-fly items, but sometimes security personnel have other ideas.
(Get a load of those Lupins!)
This time, I remembered the scissors that Aileen of Wicked Tats had sent me when Maeve was born, and I thought I'd give them a go, as I do not even try to get on-board with my good Italian embroidery cutters. They were a great addition to my travelling tatting gear and they work beautifully - in the scanner and on the thread!
Finally, after all the days in NYC and hours at home, I was able to get a handle on Jane's pattern for the Flowery SCMR Bookmark. Ah, the grief! But, I will now re-do it and tat the whole thing. It is both challenging and pretty.
I realize part of my problem is that there are so many tempting patterns on my desk, plus I follow Sharon's 25 Motif Challenge all the time, so I am constantly wanting to leave what I am tatting at the moment to begin something else.
But, I am also a monogamous tatter. Thus the dichotomy and the constant pull. We courageous tatters certainly do face our demons!