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Saturday, 23 April 2011

St Georges Day, and Happy Easter


Happy St Georges Day.

Also Happy Birthday to Gary our step son.

This is a scheduled post as I will be at my usual craft fair in Frome, which again this month my husband Vernon will be doing for me as long as I sit and only answer technical questions, he does not do technical.

During the week Jane of "Tatting and not a lot else" did a post about a piece of tatting she had found, she had been reading my mind or two great minds think alike as I found a piece of tatting at the bottom of my basket that I keep all my knitting needles in.

I have washed it and looked at it and found the pattern. I have no idea when I did this tatting but its found "Tatting in Lace" by Mary Konior, published in 1988. I know I brought this book soon after it was published I can only say I tatted this piece in the late 1988's
I think the thread is by Anchor and is gold and orange no 20 I have none left so I cant look at the ball to tell you exactly what it is, which is a pity as I did love this thread. The pattern you ask is Rose Garden
and Windmills put together to make a doily.

As the cloth is not finished perhaps one day I will try and either match up the thread with something similar or try and see if they make this thread any more and then sort it out and finished it.

I still like the pattern and putting two patterns together make this piece different.

I would like to wish you all a very Happy Easter and hope the weather stays this beautiful for the holiday, until we meet again in blog land Take care




  1. Happy Easter, great design so delicate

  2. Happy Georges day and happy easter Margaret, hope your craft sale goes well, thanks so much for the card, it came this morning, so pretty, will e-mail you asap.xxx

  3. Hi, Margaret,
    Thank you, Vernon for posting this!

    Lovely Mary Konior piece.

    Hope you have a wonderful weekend.
    Fox : )

  4. It is beautiful Margaret, I do hope you will be able to match the colour and finish it, I hope your craft fayre goes well, Happy Easter.
    Kevin xx

  5. Ah, we celebrate Shakespeare's birthday on 23rd April here in Stratford!!!!

  6. beautiful tatting margaret.its so delicate.
    have a fab easter weekend ;D

    xx coops xx

  7. Lovely tatted piece and I hope that you are having a great Easter.
    Hug's Margaretha

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