Saturday, April 21, 2012

Diversion and Disinfectant

diversion: an activity that diverts the mind from tedious or serious concerns.

 disinfectant:  a chemical liquid that destroys bacteria.

Both of these definitions are appropriate to today’s post.  
I’ll show you why.

The Diversion:
#5/100         Motif by Judy Banashek     Centre by MOI!        
HDT  by Jess

The Disinfectant:
Thanks once again
to Tabatha, who wisely 
saw the undeniable logic of her 
generous and most appropriate gift!


The diversion is with reference to 
a very temporary leave from Scharfe Leaves!

17 comments:

  1. Oh no!!! Not again!!!
    Your motif looks great.
    I was wondering...do you have stock or shares in the disinfectant companies. Might be a good investment! (kidding)
    Kelly

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    1. Haha! NN will get you for that one!
      Fox : ))

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  2. That motif is so beautiful! Is it also from the Peacock book? The colorway is very nice too.
    Do you spend a lot of time poking yourself? At least now you're prepared! :-)
    Have a great day Fox!

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    1. Carol,

      Thanks!

      If you look for ‘bandage’ or ‘hook' or ‘pain’ or ‘finger' etc. on tat-ology, (there is a tat-ology search engine in the right column) you will find lots of evidence as to my complete ‘klutziness!”

      The pattern is Judy Banashek’s from one of her books.
      Fox ; )

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  3. The motif is WONDERFUL!!! And the colors look fabulous!! :)

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  4. Time to get that hookless shuttle out?...
    But your motif looks absolutely gorgeous! Worth the pain?
    Lovely shape and very nice tatting.

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    1. Frivole, much as I love the your beautiful hookless shuttle, I do prefer to use those with the hook. I must love the edgy danger of outrageous tatting!

      Thanks for the kind words! (and the reminder about the hookless shuttle! I sometimes forget about it as I usually use it only for clunies, which I have not done in a while!)
      Fox : )

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  5. Another cuty motif! Love the HDT, Dr.Fox! ;-)
    Although your Ozonol comes from Bayer, means from Germany, we don't know it here. Looked like tooth-paste for me, lol!

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  6. I think this motif is so beautiful and I love this colors :)

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  7. The motif is lovely. You picked a pretty color to work it in. And you modified the center? Looks good!

    My first thought when seeing today's title was "oh, no, not again!" but Kelly said it first :) I understand there are leather thimbles that fit over the finger that could give some protection but I think that might take away some of the joy of tatting. Hmm, maybe you should develop a callus on that finger for protection - playing a stringed instrument will do that but I'm not sure the callus would be in the right place... Maybe a thimble out of Kevlar? Heal quickly! :)

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  8. Aw the memories of having a crochet hook sticking out of the hand or jabbing ones self with the needle sewing in ends. The hazards of tatting.

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  9. When I saw the preview for this post on my list, I thought,"Oh those are pretty colors!" It wasn't until I opened it that I realized they were mine. lol
    So, sorry you have hurt yourself again. You need one of those leather thimbles!

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  10. Très joli motif et la couleur superbe... Oh!!! décidement vous vous piquez souvent.....ATTENTION !!!!!

    Amitiés

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  11. Oh dear...not again!!! I do love your motif though and the colors are so pretty!! Hoping your finger heals quickly :)

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  12. Your motif looks beautiful, oh dear your shuttle was felt some pain, at least help was at hand.

    Margaret

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  13. saw your post preview on FB. and thought "oh, oh"
    sorry to see you needed your first aid kit again.
    Love your motif. and congrats on your modification

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  14. Wow that motif has an intricate and elegant design..very nice

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