Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Roger, Copy That.

Or, more accurately, I copied Frivole's motif, designed by Roger aka Freedman, which is free online.  I wanted to see how it would look with the centres in another colour.



#85-100 Motif Challenge

Then, another of Karey Solomon's designs...
from 'Tatting Times Two.'
I really love this shape.


I played around with some ideas:


... and ended up attaching the motif to 
something S. sent me last year.  
I use it all the time on my desk as a paperweight, 
though I think its intended purpose is as a bookmark.

13 comments:

  1. Lovely job on both items. Love the idea with the bookmark.

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  2. Really pretty sweetie, I really love the light blue with a yellow center, looks like a flower to me :) I really like the second one, it reminds me of a hair barrett, one of the type where you put it on your hair, and push a long stick through the two end loops, behind the hair to hold it, how absolutely beautiful.

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  3. The yellow centers look good. Karey's design is intriguing. Karen in OR

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  4. Are the 3 motifs a start to another lovely doily? Quite a teaser there...

    Nice way to use the Karey Solomon motif! I'm drooling now.

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  5. I really like the motif in blue and cream - very effective and your tatting is excellent on those motifs! ;-)
    I also love the shape of the Karey Solomon design... oh no! Not another book I have to buy?
    (The K.S. motif reminds me of coat frogs).

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    1. Exactly what I thought when I saw it!
      Fox : )

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  6. Nice idea, blue and yellow! How about the center the other way round, dark and bright..? Like the bookmark pattern too, very tricky flower in flower.

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  7. Roger's motif looks lovely in two colors! Looking at Karey's motif, I'm stymied as to how it goes together. I guess I'm going to have to get the pattern out! ; )

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  8. Your medallions look great!!! :)
    And the other motif looks great too and looks almost like a bracelet! :)

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  9. You do lovely work Fox!I think it looks very nice with the centers in another color. It's certainly something I'm going to have to try sometime!

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  10. Oh very nice in two colours! Karey"s design is very appealing.

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  11. Hi Fox

    Gorgeous motif I like the two colours together,

    Gorgeous Karey's design and looks nice on jyour paperweight

    Margaret

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