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Monday, 16 February 2015

February's Pinterest Challenge / update on Renuelks mat Wiosna 2015


Hi,

This is February Pinterest challenge that Suzanne and I are doing, hopefully we will complete 12 one for every month of the year.   This is my February's piece,  its a tatted cross using a button in the middle,  the pattern is called  Encapsulated Button Sunburst Motif of which this cross is a variation.  The pattern was originally published in November 2002 issue of the Tatting Times published by Karey Solomon and was a free pattern by Lily Morales who uses variations of advanced techniques adapted from the "3-5-7-9 Button Motif" from a Labour of Love by Lily Morales 2002
link to  patten   I was not as happy with this cross and may do it again,



Here is an update on the Renuleks mat I have finished round three it was too dark yesterday to sew in the ends.  I am using Lizbeth thread White and Countryside no 20.   I have not blocked it yet so it looks a little creased perhaps after the forth round I will give it a quick press.  This pattern is being done by a lot of tatters around the world,  each with there own colours its proving to be a popular pattern which Renuelks has designed.
Hope you are having a nice day, take care 
                                    Hugs
                                Margaret

14 comments:

  1. Your cross is nice! :)
    Your doily is gorgeous!!! :)

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  2. Oh, how nice is that mat, in two colors!!Beautiful!

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  3. This Pinterest challenge sounds quite interesting!
    Fabulous idea!
    I love this colors on Renulek's mat😊

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  4. Beautiful cross and doily Margaret, I love both
    Kevin xx

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  5. Nice clean, new look to the blog, margaret! I like it.

    Lovely colours in the Renulek.
    Gian sends nibbles.

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  6. Hi Margaret,
    I love your mat. Only when I enlarged the photo, I could make out the colours of countryside. So lovely.

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  7. Your cross is interesting, and very well documented!! Your doily is looking great.

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  8. Wow the cross is beautiful Margaret, you did an amazing job Nd you're so talented. I will come for a tatting lesson one of these sus! Lol well done on fens project now time to find something for March, the months come round quickly don't they. Xx

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  9. Oops I forgot to say I love your doiley too, so much work has gone into it and I love the colours xx

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  10. Now that I have the hang of tatting with buttons, I'll have to check out some cross patterns. Yours looks so pretty! Renulek's doily is coming along nicely!

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  11. Love the doily and the cross well done!

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  12. Beautiful doily, Margaret! Really neat having the button within the cross motif. I think I need to find some tatting time.......

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  13. love this beautiful mat, how pretty
    Tilly

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