Class Material 11-30-2016

Tatting to Celebrate the Winter

During the winter solstice season there are many international celebrations. And tatters can always find a pattern to tat in honor of the celebration. From Hanukkah to Eid-e-Milad, from Christmas to Kwanzaa there is a tatting design that can be made for it.

Kwanzaa: Create a petite beaded block tatted lapel to honor Kwanzaa. Study the Block tatting method used in the Hanson pattern

(http://www.georgiaseitz.com/classes2/blocktat/hanson.html). Load 12 black, 12 green and 12 red beads on the thread.
Two rows of each color bead.
Tat CH 1 b 1 b 1 b 1 b 1 b 1 b 1
Wrap CH 1 b 1 b 1 b 1 b 1 b 1 b 1
Join to row 1 return to tatting method. Repeat twice more to create a block of 36 beads, 12 in each color. Attach to safety pin.

Angels: Angels are popular around the world. From an angel small enough to dance on the head of a paper clip

Angel Paper Clip by Ellen Lai

Angel Paper Clip by Ellen Lai

(http://www.georgiaseitz.com/2009/ellenpclipangel.jpg)

Vidalia the Sweet Onion Angel by Hope Green and Lenore English

Vidalia the Sweet Onion Angel by Hope Green and Lenore English

to Vidalia the Sweet Onion Ring Angel, there are over 30 angel patterns are listed at http://www.bellaonline.com/subjects/2585.asp

Stars: Tatted stars are perfect decorations for a holiday tree and fit safely into a greeting card without extra postage! 20+ stars are twinkling on this page at http://www.bellaonline.com/subjects/2689.asp

Snowflakes: Tatted snowflakes could well blanket the world! Bellaonline.com, has a blizzard of free tatting patterns for true snowflakes, each of which have six or a multiple of six points. http://www.bellaonline.com/subjects/429.asp

Snowflakes for beginners: Even a new tatter can make a snowflake in just a few minutes. http://www.bellaonline.com/subjects/8435.asp

New Year’s: Celebrate fireworks for your gala evening earrings and fireworks in the sky with these bright and colorful patterns. http://www.bellaonline.com/subjects/4990.asp

Chinese New Year’s: Check out our dragons!! http://www.bellaonline.com/subjects/5877.asp

And however you may celebrate the end of the year, let us believe that there is always hope for peace.

Awareness Star of Hope by Kathy Hodges

Awareness Star of Hope by Kathy Hodges

Kathy Hodge’s “Awareness Star of Hope (http://www.georgiaseitz.com/2015/kathyhawarenessstarofhope.pdf) is found on http://www.bellaonline.com/subjects/2689.asp.

Reminder to mark your calendars for Winter Break. Dec. 13, 2016 – Jan, 15, 2017

See you in class!

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