Happy International Tatting Day!
Today for Tatting Tea Tuesday and International Tatting Day, I had Celestial Seasonings “Country Peach Passion” herbal tea steeped in the tea-for-one teapot my daughter gave me. And a couple of pieces of chocolate.
The shuttles shown are four that I decorated yesterday. They are cream colored Boye shuttles, the two on the left decorated with scrapbook paper, the two on the right with material. They came out pretty well.
These are paperclip bookmarks I have made for International Tatting Day. I’m hoping to pass out a few of these to people today. I’ll be going out a little later to hopefully do some TIPping (tatting in public).
Some of the patterns I used are:
‘Dove‘ by JoAnn Stearns
‘Little Fishies‘ by Sharon Albers
‘Bunny Face’ by Wanda Salmans (me) on my Patterns page
‘Basket Paperclip Doodle’ by Wanda Salmans (me) on my Patterns page
‘Butterfly’ – unknown
A decorated button – a doodle
Flowers – a doodle
Basket Paperclip Doodle
© Wanda Salmans 2014
I hadn’t found Ellen Lai’s cute Spring Basket so I made my own. I don’t think it’s as cute as hers, but it worked up pretty quick. I’ve added it to my Pattern page if you’re interested.
So, what are you doing for International Tatting Day? Are you going to try a little tatting in public? Maybe eat a little chocolate?
Whether in public or just at home, I hope you take a little time to tat just for yourself and enjoy the day!
“Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.”