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Thursday, 2 February 2012

Day 8 and the Winter Tatting Exchange

Its is bitterly cold again today, no more snow but we had a hard frost last night and the temperature has not gone above freezing all day. Its going to be another hard frost tonight and we might have some snow at the weekend. I really want to get Mother bungalow cleared now, we are nearly finished and it should be all done by the end of next week.
Today I am showing you Day 8 of the TIAS (Tat it as seen) now do you have any ideas yet, I have but I am not telling, I think it might be an animal.

This is what came though my letter box yesterday, I joined the Winter Tatting Exchange on "Intatters" back in late September, I know I sent mine late due to the problems and not having a great deal of time, I have not heard if the person has received it yet so I will post it if and when I have heard. Anyway this parcel arrived from the USA, from nctatter she sent a snowflake, a Christmas card, a skein of beautiful hand dyed thread, a packet of Valentine sweets, 2 glittery Easter eggs, and a notepad. On the note it said she wanted to send something for 3 holidays. It was a nice surprise, I thought it was lost in the post, but it arrived.
A close up of the snowflake, the white middle and lovely colouring around the outside, very different from the usual plain white. It was shuttle tatted in Lizbeth thread, sorry I don't know which one she used.
I hope you are keeping warm, stay safe and until we meet again take care.




  1. pleased you have nearly finished the bungalow, keep warm and hope the snow stays away.
    Love your parcel and the snowflake is beautiful,
    I wonder if it is going to be a dog now that you are half way there

  2. Maybe it will be some sort of bird, thats my thinking, the parcel of goodies was a nice surprize and that snowflake is gorgeous. stay warm and safe.
    Kevin xx

  3. Oh what a great parcel Margaret, glad your nearly there with your Mums home, so hard to do....
    It could be a bird I suppose or a sea horse...this has been very confusing..lol..xxx

  4. gorgeous parcel of goodies margaret.your tatting is certainly making me think this time.could it be a turtle maybe?

    xx coops xx


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