Monday, February 13, 2012

Heartily Handled

I could not tat Frivole's sweet, little heart just once, because I had made such a hash of it - here, so I had another go at it.

#69-100 Motif Challenge

The HDT (I forget whose thread this is - sorry!) split and I had to actually cut the thread as I was doing the border!  But, at least it is better than the first attempt.

I also took the liberty of changing the pattern just a wee bit. Tatting the the bottom ring, I used a Josephine Knot of 14 stitches to make it large enough.  I like the way it looks!

I am paying dearly for my bravado in the last post; I have had to un-tat quite a lot of the Iris Niebach piece I am working on at the moment.  Ah, the ups and down of Tat-land...

11 comments:

  1. Keep up the good work!! Ups and downs are a part of life! I just wish mine would not be so deep of downs sometimes! :b

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  2. pretty heart,
    sorry to hear you had trouble with the thread, that is no fun at all.
    everyday is a challenge with tatting isn't it?

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  3. It's blue! Could it be from Tatskool? It looks so familiar.

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  4. Your heart looks cute! Happy Valentine's!

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  5. Cute motif! Interesting how the colors used change the look and feel of these little things. Cool!

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  6. Lovely little heart, I am tasting one at the moment, it's a lovely little pattern

    Margaret

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  7. Your Catherine Wheel joins look good to me! I haven't mastered those yet!

    I'm stopping by to wish you a Happy Valentine's Day, and to again mention how impressed I am with all your tatting and the speed with which you finish your projects. I'm in awe over the flowers and leaves in your previous post!

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