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Sunday, 5 October 2014

Holiday Tatting. 5/25 motif challenge

 Hi,

Another beautiful day, pity yesterday was so horrible,  I suppose we did need the rain well the garden did.   Today I have the holiday tatting I did on Kos,   although their is a bit more than this but my hand has stropped me doing so much.
The above picture shows some snowflakes,  as you might have read in a previous post the Greek lady thought they should be bigger and done in thicker thread.  OK I have tatted these in No 20 Lizbeth thread.  They are Wheel of nine rings from Christmas Angels and other tatting patterns by Monica Hahn,  Snowflake Ornament from Easy tatting,  Diane s Snowflake (which you will see again in another post)  Anna magazine December 1991 no 32,  and Katie Johnson's 3 dimensional angel which I made slightly bigger by adding an extra double stitch on the chains and rings.  still not sure I like it a bit bigger.

This is the Flowering Quatrain Bookmark by www.leblogdefrivole.blogspot.com link to her blog
I used one of the balls of Lizbeth no 20 I won from Rachel last year called Carousel,  this is the first time I have used this thread.  I did a spiral chain and using the corner pattern made a square end.

Update here is how far I have got with Renuleks mat,  I did the last row in red by the pool and started the white just before we came home,   In 30 degrees heat plus it was a bit hot to tat too long.   I did talk about this in my last tatting post.

I hope you are having a nice weekend, until we meet again Take care

                                 Hugs
                             Margaret

10 comments:

  1. the snowflakes look so delicate.... I like the new thread that you won, nice colours and the mat is looking good so far, just off out to plant some tulips for next spring!
    Tilly

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  2. I have never noticed carousel before but it's gorgeous in the flowering quatrain! And your renulek piece is glorious!

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  3. Oh Margaret this work is so nice, and I love the snowflake to the far right the best and the bookmark is great too! and even though I have done the same doily I don't recognize it the colors you choose are spectacular!

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    1. Sorry the red thread is red brust and white both Lizbeth no 20, I won the red brust from Rachel, there were several different colours in the package.
      Margaret

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  4. magnificent work. I like the Renulek doily a lot!

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  5. Loving the Renulek in red and white... : )

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  6. Beautiful work Margaret, so pretty, I love the colours to...
    Hope your well.xx

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  7. So nice to see you tatting again! I'm hoping this means your hands are getting better! These are all wonderful projects, and the doily is looking great!

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  8. Everything is so beautiful!! Great snowflakes & angel!! :)
    Wonderful bookmark!! :) And beautiful doily!!! :)

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