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Happy International Tatting Day

Posted on April 2, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Happy International Tatting Day!!!

I have been very busy in the Piney Woods.  Unfortunately, I've not had much time to devote to transferring patterns and such to the new sites.  Our homeschool schedule is the busiest it has ever been.  This is Jocelin's senior year, so you can imagine how packed our schedules are!  Graduation is in May and then PREP (college orientation) at ULM for her and us.  Please know that I will eventually get everything up and running.  I need your patience just a bit longer.


Here is a sneak peek at a one of a kind necklace I'm working on.  It features size 8 Valdani Pearl Cotton in P4 and is accented with antique lavender colored freshwater pearls and champagne Czech seed beads:

Later this afternoon, I plan to take Rosie Fey to the park for a walk.  Afterwards I'll find a nice spot to sit, tat & enjoy International Tatting Day.  What are you doing, dear readers, to celebrate Tatting Day?

Well, I must get back to work on the necklace.  I've had a good idea for the next round but need to finish the one I'm currently tatting.  May you have a wonderful day & until the next time I can post~

Happy Tatting!



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7 Comments

Reply Melissa
1:16 PM on April 1, 2014 
Love it. Someone is very lucky!
Reply Mary Kay
12:43 AM on April 2, 2014 
Lovely necklace -- I am eager to see photos of it finished. I am also glad you posted today. I am patient, but it's good to hear from you again -- I miss your tatting updates which are inspiring and hearing about Rosie Fey. Hope the rest of the school year goes well.
For International Tatting Day, I wore a pendant I tatted, gave away half a dozen tatted hearts, posted on Facebook a recent pin I embellished, and I had a chocolate milkshake.
Happy Tatting!
Reply Stephanie
6:39 AM on April 4, 2014 
Love the necklace so far! For International Tatting Day I had a cup of tea, tatted in public (doctor's office) and ate 1 piece of chocolate. (Only thing out of the 'ordinary' was the chocolate. I bring tatting everywhere and drink tea almost every day. ;-) So glad you're back - I've missed you.
Reply Connie White
10:33 AM on April 4, 2014 
So happy to see you back! I've missed all the pretty tatting you do.
Reply birdies
1:00 PM on April 7, 2014 
Glad to see you back!
Reply Sue
9:33 PM on April 14, 2014 
The necklace is looking quite elegant!! :)
Reply Grace Brunelle
11:18 AM on November 4, 2014 
Dear Rachel, i am new to tatting and just found your site! Is this pattern one that a needle tatter could. Do? How could i obtain it for my own use to make my mother in law a necklace for christmas? What are the names of your other sites? Your work is absolutely breathtaking, i love your creations! Shalom, grace in vt