By Jennifer A. Simcik, Sharon Lothrop, Tammy Cromer-Campbell, Mary Craft
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Finish tail neatly with a knot. Cut and knot antennae. indd 41 8/19/14 3:28 PM TATTING COLLAGE B12** Owl Eye: ring – 6ds, p, 6ds, cl. Head: chain – 3ds, p, 6ds, p, 3ds. Eye: ring – 6ds, J, 6ds, cl. Body: chain – 20ds, 2p, 3ds, 2p, 20ds. Secure threads at first eye. B13* Wren Head: ring – 9ds, p, 9ds, cl. Body: ring – 12ds, 3P, 16ds, cl. Cut p for beak. B14* Bird of paradise As for Wren, but work very large Ps for tail. B15** Dragonfly Head: ring – 12ds, cl. Body: ring – 1ds, 2P (very large), 4ds, p, 4ds, 2P, cl.
Leave long thread for stalk. Cut picots. For further seeds, arrange on threads as for B8 (harebell). 5cm)], 10ds, cl. Body: ring – 10ds, p, (5ds, p) x 2, 10ds, cl. Tie with head, but do not cut off. Join in ball thread. Front wing: chain – 12ds, (p, 4ds) x 3, rw; ring – 14ds, p, 7ds, cl, rw; chain – 5ds, rw; ring – 7ds, J to last ring, 14ds, cl, rw; chain – 12ds, p, 12ds, J to p on body ring. Rear wing: chain – 12ds, J, 8ds, rw; ring – 20ds, cl, rw; chain – 24ds, J to second p of body ring. For the other side of the butterfly, work these two wings in reverse and secure threads at head.
Make a fringe at one end of the bookmark. indd 56 8/19/14 3:28 PM BOOKMARKS AND DOOR FINGER PLATES HOW TO MAKE A DOOR FINGER PLATE If you have sticky fingered children around, this is an excellent way to add interest to something functional. Cut a piece of coloured card (or card covered with fabric to suit your decor) to fit the recess of a clear plastic door finger plate. These plates are obtainable from some craft shops or hardware shops. Arrange your tatting design and stick it down. Cover with the plastic finger plate and screw this to the door.