Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Break

Break

    Need a break from designing.  You'll see soon enough...
 


Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Turquoise

Turquoise

   This is called, "Turquoise Splendor Pendant."  Tatsmithing with stacked rings.  This one is mine.



 

Monday, May 22, 2017

Pickle Purse

Pickle Purse

     My sister gave me a "Bread & Butter Pickle,"  for Christmas.   I just loved it for all my tatting needs.  I was thinking, this would make a great purse.  I check out their site, "In A Pickle" and found a pickle purse! (Click on the highlighted words, for the links).  I told my hubby about it and he had gotten me one for my birthday.  I just loooooooove it!!!  I like to be organized and hate how things just sit in the bottom of a purse.  This has, organized pouches,  to keep everything in order.  The pickle purse is 9.25 x 7 x 4 inches. 



     The black pickle purse goes with everything.   I made a few hand sanitizers cases, in different colors, to hang on the handle.  So I can change it out with my outfits.   My cheater glasses can hang on the case. 

 
The purse has zippers on the side, so it will open up further.


     Here is everything my purse holds.  Cell phone, pen, pencil,  keys, a "jot-it". The pouches holds a small tatting case with shuttles and tatting essential, beads, thread, scissors,  needles,  extra fine picot hook, ruler, card holder, pill boxes, purse hanger, wrapped candy hand lotion, lip glass and lip stick.  There are 4 pockets inside for the phone,  pens and cash.  Don't forget to check them out...."In A Pickle."






#pikleprops






















Tatsmithing

Tatsmithing

     Tatsmithing is silversmithing  with string.   Using metallic thread to imitate my silversmithed designs.  


 

Friday, May 19, 2017

Special

Special

     A special order, a wire-wrapped wire-wrapped pendant...

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Trail

Trail

    My husband took me on the Montana Dinosaur Trail, for my birthday.  We went to two of the fourteen sites, Blaine Co. Museum and the Phillips Co. Museum.  Here are a few of my favorites...











 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Tatting

Tatting

    I am still tatting.  I'm working on some complicated designs, so I need a breather, once-in-a-while.
 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Mother's Day

Mother's Day

    Happy Mother's Day...this is a brooch, I designed for our Mother's.  The smaller one was made with size 20 thread (1.5") and the larger one was made with size 10 thread (2").



 

Friday, May 12, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

More

More

     Another one from "Tatted Bookmarks:  Crosses."

 

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

confirmation

Confirmation

       We have four kids, getting Confirmed.  Here is one of my favorite patterns by Lene.  The crosses have a gold and iridescent filament.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Head Start

Head Start

       Getting a few things ready for next Christmas.  This pattern is from Monica Hon. 

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

UFO

UFO

      I don't remember where this pattern came from.  I found this laying in the bottom of my bag.


Monday, May 1, 2017

Tiny

Tiny

    One of my favorite patterns, Martha Ess's, "Tiny Teapot,"

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Embellish

Embellish

    A little embellishment tatting around and old clip earrings.




Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Star

Star

     Here is the last brooch, so far, from my Stacked Ring Brooch Collection.  I decided to but it on an unturned safety pin, added beads then added the turn.


 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tatsmithing

Tatsmithing

    Another tatsmithed pendant, made with two strands of sewing thread.  I decided to leave this one ruffled for a more lacy effect.

 

Monday, April 24, 2017

Cross

Cross

    This cross pendant was found in the Italian magazine,  Il Mio Chiacchierino.  I made this for my sister's birthday, last month.  This was a great challenge!!  It was written for needle but I used the shuttles...4 SHUTTLES AT ONCE!!  I couldn't let my mind wander.  I used four strands of sewing thread to make it.

 Front/back...Back/front..

     She has an LWML convention coming up, this will go great with her convention.
 

Friday, April 21, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017