Speed Tatting…

I was very excited to find so many tatting blogs and forums online.  I have finally signed up to ‘In Tatters’ forum and have looked at a few of the recent posts linked Via Facebook. Here is a link to a You-Tube video (no sound) that shows the basics of tatting and how to hold the thread so you can also ‘speed tatt’, making this process much faster.
Watch Speed Tatting video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6UX6I-osS8&feature=player_embedded

There are many other amazing things I have learned from youtube, like how to do ‘split rings’. Split rings are a reasonably new ‘invention’.  have a wide range of pre 1980’s tatting books, and these split rings (and patterns using them) do not appear before this time: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfmcjYHBJr4

If you do want patterns using split rings, check out Jane Eborrall’s tatting blog, she has many patterns using split rings to make all sorts of cute projects (like the sea horses).  There are some newer tatting books available (check local libraries), these often have jewelery patterns in them, and many smaller projects.

Happy Tatting

Fiona T



Filed under Patterns, Tatting Techniques

2 responses to “Speed Tatting…

  1. Hi

    Just popped over to see your new blog via intatters, looking good will pop back again.

    • HI Margaret,
      Thanks for stopping by, I got lost in your blog site last night, so many beautiful pieces and projects. I am starting to work on some of my own patterns and can’t wait to share them with everyone. Fiona

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