Homework submitted 4-21-2017

MJ sent in this photo of the practice piece. I think the colors say Spring!

Swirl Join Motif by Nina Libin

Karen got several new balls of Lizbeth. She just had to try one out for this earring:

Heart for Kay by Nina Libin

Usha tatted the heart using Catherine While Joins for the chains. Such neat, tidy work!

Heart for Kay by Nina Libin

Thank you for sharing these great patterns, Nina Libin!

See you in class!

Homework submitted 4-19-2017

Class Monday was very inspiring! Karen completed this heart:

Heart for Kay by Nina Libin

And also MJ

Heart for Kay by Nina Libin

Usha completed the Swirl Join Motif:

Swirl Join Motif by Nina Libin

And finally, Amritha is inspired by Spring to tat this lovely piece:

Bonnie’s Butterfly by Marlene Lewis

I can’t wait to get out into the garden… to tat of course!
See you in class!

Homework submitted 4-17-2017

Muskaan found a butterfly!

Heart for Kay by Nina Libin

This pattern is so wonderful to tat. Thank you Nina for sharing it in class! Thank you Muskaan for your variation!

See you in class!

Class Material 4-14-2017

Nina Libin says we can wear our hearts on our sleeves! She is sharing this older pattern, recently revised. It was designed for Kay Foster’s “Get Better” card after she had a terrible accident. Kay is doing fine now.
Nina Libin’s Heart for Kay http://www.georgiaseitz.com/2017/patterns/ninalibinheartforkay.pdf

Hearts for Kay by Nine Libin

Heart for Kay by Nina Libin

Nina’s pattern has become very popular because it covers several different techniques such as rings, chains, floating rings, gauged (measured) picots. And the four types of joins used are most important.
Please review:

1. Regular join
http://www.georgiaseitz.com/classes2/joins.html

2. Shuttle lock join
See above page.

3. SWIRL join
http://www.georgiaseitz.com/2012/nlibinswirljoin.pdf

4. First to last join
http://www.tat-man.net/tatterville/howtotat/joinlastringtofirst.html

See you in class!

Homework submitted 4-12-2017

Usha jumped right into our class material and produced this:

Tatted Applique by Daniela Mendola

Cluny Clover Square Medallion Necklace by Dagmar Pezutto

Margaret created a cute sailboat to exchange with a friend. The theme was “Been there, Done tat” to commemorate a special trip taken in your past.

Sailboat by Jane Eborall

Finally, a teaser for an upcoming class:

Easter Wreath for door by Carolien Collaert

I can’t wait!

See you in class!

Tatting submitted 4-10-2017

Carol finally completed Ben Fikkert’s cross. This is a pattern that really shows well in variegated.

Josephine Cross by Ben Fikkert

Muskaan sent in more pictures of her lovely Braid patterns:

Mustard Fields by Muskaan

Examples of Marigold Braid by Muskaan

Jasmine Braid by Muskaan

Spring Garland by Muskaan

Thank you for the inspiring work!
See you in class!

Class Material 4-10-2017

Welcoming a new tatting designer to the Online Tatting Class. Daniela Mendola shares her Tatted Applique pattern, http://www.georgiaseitz.com/2017/patterns/danielamendolatattingapplique.pdf

tatted flower by Daniela Mendola

And the final installment of the Spring Garland by Muskaan:
Spring Garland Mustard Fields

mustard field part 3 spring garland by Muskaan
Part 1 and 2 are found in the April 3 lesson.

See you in class!

Homework submitted 4-7-2017

Usha finished the medallion part of Dagmar’s necklace:

Usha Dagmar cluny necklace

Cluny Clover Square Medallion Necklace by Dagmar Pezutto

Amritha completed a lovely vintage edging that Muskaan updated:

Amritha edging

Waves by Muskaan

See you in class!

Homework submitted 4-5-2017

Usha was inspired by Muskaan’s Jasmine pattern to create this piece:

Spring Garland Jasmine by Muskaan

She also create this pearl tatted lanyard with beads for her glasses:

Lanyard by Usha

And to empty the shuttles, she tatted a bit of lace and a motif:

Lace and motif by Usha

Thank you for sharing your creations!

See you in class!

Class Material 4-3-2017

We’re ready for Spring! Personally, I’d rather tat a clover than pull one more clover weed! Let’s dive into Dagmar’s necklace pattern:

Dagmar necklace

Dagmar Pezutto’s Cluny Clover Square Medallion Necklace. http://www.georgiaseitz.com/2017/patterns/dagmarpclunycloversquarenecklace.pdf
Our surprise patterns for Intl Tat Days were:

Spring Garland Marigolds by Muskaan pt. 1 https://tipsaroundthehome.blogspot.in/2017/03/marigolds-in-row.html

Spring Garland Jasmine by Muskaan pt. 2 https://tipsaroundthehome.blogspot.in/2017/03/fresh-fragrance-of-jasmines.html

    

Come find out what else we just may look at. See you in class!