Monday, December 30, 2013

Corrected and Completed

Well before the deadline in February, 
I finally got through the third attempt, 
or is it the fourth, of this gift. 


From the Dutch publication: De Frivolité(k)ring

Thread: #80 Lizbeth
Beads: 4 different kinds; white are vintage

For Scale

21 comments:

  1. Fabulous tatting Fox!
    What a fine thread!

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  2. Stunning doily.
    I am very glad you like it as well, Fox, because I also like all your other attempts . But, you are right, this one is top.
    Where exactly did you find this pattern, if I may ask, mrs 007? I am obviously a member of frivolité kring Nederland, but I did not know they had publications.
    Thank you again for a year full of interesting tatting funny remarks, brave work,and your enthusiastic and inspiring blog. Was 2013 was your best tatting year so far?
    Do even better next year!!

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    1. Hi, I'm back from Intatters,..hate it! Did not find the pattern. All I found is the Dagmar cross (very pretty by theway). You are obviously very good at searching this hell. What an ordeal.
      I saw your 108 motives! Wow! And you also graduated, they call you a 'mingler' now
      This must be some Anglo-saxon piece of humor that I also don't understand. And you can't call THEM names, whoever they are! Have to go to sleep. The new year will be earlier here than at your place , I think.
      Ratty? I wish my husband called me like that,...mmmm. Like rats, clever animals.

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    2. Tally Tatty:
      Check this out:
      http://www.danskorkis.dk/
      and also this:
      http://www.intatters.com/showthread.php?10260-Call-for-patterns-(20th-Anniverssary-of-the-Danish-Tatting-Association)

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    3. Tally Tatty,

      I removed the former comment. I sent you the links for interest only - the pattern is from a publication in The Netherlands and you have to be a member of the association to receive the booklet. My pattern was published there, so I was sent a complimentary copy. Copyright stuff - sorry!

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  3. Choosing the right thread made a difference, didn't it? - because your shuttle flew through this version, and it is beautiful. How big is the piece?

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    1. Yes, indeed Maureen, that Lizbeth did the trick! Lovely stuff. The piece is about 7 inches.
      Fox : )

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  4. Beautifully done! It's amazing how much tatting went into this piece. Without the shuttle for comparison I took it for much larger.

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  5. Lovely comments all. Thank you, Tatters!
    Fox : )

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  6. Hi Fox

    Well done, another beautiful mat, I am sure whoever receives it will enjoy and treasure it.
    Love to Gian
    I wish you both a very happy new year
    Margaret

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    1. Thanks, Suz! 'Holy Moly' always makes me giggle. : ))

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