Georgia Seitz Ribbonwinners
Tatting Patterns & Shuttles
1227 CR 1760 E
Greenup Illinois USA
Welcome to the 10th season of the online tatting class! The members of the class are international. The ongoing topic of study for this year will be beaded tatting, celtic styles, and shaded colors block tatting. All patterns, ideas, and suggestions are welcome. Guest tatters/teachers are invited to share their love of tatting with the class.
The beginners tatting class meets on Thurs. 3 PM and 9 PM ET (New York time) and it led by Cynthia, Anne and many helpers. To join, please email AKTATTER@aol.com. Visit the beginners' class website today!
Ellen Lai presents a pattern of the month for tatters everywhere. Cute designs to decorate paperclips! Paperclips make excellent space holders for self-closing mock rings as well as everyday organizers of papers and patterns. Many thanks to her for sharing with us. New pattern posted on the last Monday of the month.
|Index of Lessons 2000 - 2014|
Although revisions are in progress,
the original website remains intact.
Online Tatting Class Lesson and Reference
Index 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003.
|Dec. 14, 2009|
Last class of 2009
|Erin Holloway Snowflake|
A study of half-closed rings by Mark Myers
Please visit Mark's pattern pages for samples of the half-closed ring braid:
And a very happy surprise from Marilee Rockley:
Ruffled Orbit Earrings
Ruffled Orbit Earrings Page 2
|Lesson Log Posted||Dec. 14, 2009 log|
Susan Cuss samples of onion ring, awareness ribbon and a brightly colored doily
|Rose Anne Burdeny's dragonfly|
Maria Alcantara's Snowflake from 12-07-09
Snowflake Paperclip pattern from 11-30-09
|Dec. 7, 2009||How to make loch stitch chain in needle tatting.|
Patty Dowden presents a snowflake based on a pattern from the antique tatting booklet, "NeueSchiffchenspitzen"
Sharon Fawns Heart
Sample of Lock stitch chain by Jane Eborall:
|More variations on Tudor Rose pattern by Rosemarie Peel, tatted by Carolyn Craig.|
|Lesson Log Posted||Dec. 07, 2009 log|
|Nov. 30, 2009||Ellen Lai's Paperclip Pattern of the Month:|
Tatting tip by Sandra Eichelberger
"Magic thread vs. floss threader"
Sandra also refers us to Marilee Rockley's use of the floss threader in beading
PS don't miss the photo of the carnival earrings on that page also.
|Needle Tatting Topics:|
Pearl or Maltese Needle Tatting with both Hands
Notes on Jiffy Needle Tatting style
The Tudor Rose pattern by Rosemarie Peel, tatted by Carolyn Craig.
Homework by Sandra Eichelberger (psychomom)
|Lesson Log Posted||Nov. 30, 2009 log|
|Nov. 23, 2009|
|A wonderful website for tatters: Teri dusenbury http://teritatbitdusenbury.blogspot.com/2009/11/tatting-techniques-ring-wont-close.html|
Jon Yusoff http://tatsaway-patterns.blogspot.com/2009/10/featherline-snowflake.html
Sally Kerson http://tatsheaven-churchlog.blogspot.com/2009/10/tooth-brush-rings.html
Anne Orr's Tatting presented by Teri Dusenbury http://teritatbitdusenbury.blogspot.com/2009/10/tatting-book-no-35-revised-orr.html
Heather Kober Johnston new book http://thetarnishedtatter.blogspot.com/
|Lesson Log Posted||Nov. 23, 2009 log|
|Nov. 16, 2009|
Chains, Chains, Chains
| Who knew there were so many types of chains? |
|Lesson Log Posted||Nov. 16, 2009 log||Nov. 09, 2009|
Sequins & Tatting
Patterns to try out from Jane Eborall's website:
Ellen Lai's Lucky Sequin Clover
Martha Ess' Sequin Emotitat
Tine Vedder Sequin Pattern
|Let's consider the many possibilites of using sequins with tatting. Here are a few examples found online:|
From Sharon Briggs, Two medallions with sequins of contrasting color.
Don't miss Sharon's book, "Transistions in Tatting, From Flat to Floral".
Pamela Myers used a larger sequin as a substitute for a tatted center in this snowflake,
As part of a regular lesson on beaded tatting, Bubbles, Bangles, and Beads Sue Hanson used star-shaped sequins on a butterfly pattern.
Further examples of sequins by Sue Hanson
The variety of sequins available today is amazing. Cartwright's Sequins and Vintage Buttons.
Pailettes, large size sequins, from M&J Trims Oval Pailettes.
Could these rosebud sequins be used with tatting? M&J Trims Rosebud Sequins
|Lesson Log Posted||Nov. 09, 2009 log||Nov. 2, 2009|
Diagramming Tatting Patterns
Appearing in the Nov/Dec 2009 issue of PIECEWORK are two vintage patterns written up by Jane Moody. There are no photos. This will be an exercise is reading through a pattern, rewriting vintage directions in modern tatting notation and perhaps diagramming the pattern too.Adeline Cordet #5 pattern
Coats #2 Franis A Harris pattern
Please review http://www.georgiaseitz.com/2004/design.html
|Lesson Log Posted||Nov. 02 2009 log||Homework!||Oct. 26, 2009|
Everything's Coming up Daisies!
|This week we will review the technique of the "Daisy Picot". Please visit these pages and print them off.|
Riet's Daisy Picot as illustrated by Jane Eborall and info about Riet's book on the daisy picot
additional page by Riet
Mark Myers' Instructions on making the Daisy Picot with shuttle or needle.
Jon's instructions for the DP and a snowflake pattern using DP. Please read down to the bottom of the page and study the center of the heart pattern also.
Patterns using the Daisy Picot Technique:
Riet's Daisy Picot Edging (from tat calendar)
Daisy Picot Flower by Ruth Perry (from tat calendar)
Sherry Townsend's Necklace/Earrings using DP technique (no pattern)
Visit Tatman's page for more Daisy Picot patterns
And please feast your eyes on his latest tatted masterpiece: click on the bride's photo to see the wedding dress
|Lesson Log Posted||Oct. 26, 2009 log|| Oct. 19, 2009||Pink Anchor by Lily Morales|
Pink Anchor page 2.
Nancy Tracy's sleepy Pumpkin
|Lesson Log Posted||Oct. 19, 2009 log||Oct. 12, 2009||Snowflake Patterns List for your Holiday Tree and Greeting Cards||Lesson Log Posted||Oct. 12, 2009 log|| Oct. 5, 2009||LydieBug's Ornament by Wally Sosa|
Page 6 of the Mary E Fitch Tatting #6 1916 book.
Homework from last week:
|Lesson Log Posted||Oct. 05, 2009 log|| Sept. 28, 2009||Ruth Perry's Bug featuring a Twisted Cord Picot|
|Lesson Log Posted||Sept. 28, 2009 log|| Sept. 21, 2009 3PM and 9PM ET Meet and Greet! || Welcome Back! Sept. 21, 2009 log||August 27 2009 3PM and 9PM ET with the beginners class|
| Lily Morales' Shuttle Thread Capacity Chart|
|June 24, 2009 Special Event|
Download the original german version here: Neue Schiffchenspitzen
Ellen Lai's Summer Celebrations Fireworks Paperclip
Two Paperclip Decorations by Stephanie Wilson
|Special Event log|| Special Event June 24, 2009 log||June 1, 2009|
Last lesson of the regular season.
Watch for special summer events.
|Mimi Dillman's Translation of Elise du Sud's Rose du Noel pattern.|
Please see May 11 for additional Cluny Tatting Reference links.
|May 25, 2009||Sheron Goldin's Mug Rug|
Please review: Sheron Goldin's Double Bobbin Shuttle Directions
|Lesson Log posted||May 25, 2009 log||May 18, 2009|
Riet's Daisy Picot
Please examine the illustration on the far right.
Jane Eborall's Mother of Pearl Buttons
Please look at 7/8" button pattern's outer picots.
Ruth Perry's Blog with Picot Play
Please refer to photos: Lacewing Fly, More interesting Picots,
and Interesting Play with Picots from Rhoda Auld.
|How to read Russian Tatting patterns.|
19 Russian Patterns Online
1 and 8 - Ring (6 p 4 p 6)
2 and 9 - Ring (7 p 5 p 5 p 7)
3 and 7 - Chain (9)
4 - Ring (7 p 6 p 6)
5 - Ring (6 p 4 p 3 p 3 p 4 p 6)
6 - Ring (6 p 6 p 7)
Selected Russian Tatting Terms
|Lesson Log posted||May 18, 2009 log||May 11, 2009|
Edwige Renaudin using arm of chair as loom for making a cluny tally
|Cluny Tatting with Elisa du Sud, Coeur Cluny Original French version|
Mimi Dillman's English Version, Cluny Heart
Please study Mimi Dillman's Creating a Cluny with using Tatting Needle
Videos on Cluny Tatting by Elisa du Sud
She has 2 videos, one for the beginning "Frivolité: le point d'esprit:première partie" and one for the closing of the leaf "Fin..."
Pat Tizzier's Cluny Loom
Tammy Rodgers' hand made cluny loom
Noreen Crone-Findlay potholder cluny loom
|Lesson Log posted||May 11, 2009 log||May 4, 2009|
Schedule Change:2:30 PM Needle tatting and 3PM Monday class moved to
Sunday, May 3, 2:30PM and 3PM (New York time)
8PM Needle Tatting and 8:30PM Monday regular time.
|Please study this method of making a split ring: Split Ring Method Subsituing A Loop of Shuttle Thread for the Working Shuttle or the "Wow! Did you see that?" Split Ring.|
Step by step photos
Gina Butler Single Shuttle Split Ring Headband
Gina Butler's Heart Strings
Needle Tatting Basics Part 2
|Lesson Log Posted||May 3 and 4 log||April 27, 2009||Part 2 and Part 3 of Mary Maynard's All Tatted Hairpin Lace Doily|
The new series of beginning needle tatting starts one half hour before the regular Monday class April 27.
Needle Tatting Basics
Please view a new homework posting of Elizabeth Dedek's tatting. Elizabeth Dedek
|Lesson log posted||April 27 log||April 8, 2009|
|A Sudy of the Works of Nina Libin and Beanile Lace|
|Special Event log|| Special Event April 8 log||April 6, 2009||All tatted hairpin style lace presented by Mary Maynard.|
More info on traditional hairpin lace used with tatting.
|Lesson log posted||April 6 log||March 30, 2009||Edging by Suzanne Fouche|
|Lesson Log Posted||March 30 log||March 23, 2009||Excerpts from the Bocher 1912 Book, pgs 194 - 202|
4 patterns with new models and diagrams prepared by Mary Donohue.
Aol's Big List of Shorthand - Abbreviations used online
|Lesson Log Posted||March 23 log||Mar. 16, 2009||Needle Tatting Basics Part 2|
Tina Neudorf's Rose Heart
|Lesson Log Posted||March 16 log||Mar. 9, 2009||Needle Tatting Basics|
|Lesson Log Posted||March 9 log.||Mar. 2, 2009||Excerpts from the Bocher book|
Throwing off Rings for Needle Tatters
Sue Macleod Earrings using Bocher #36 pattern.
|Lesson Log Posted|| Mar. 2, 2009 log||Feb. 23, 2009||Bocher Restored From Page #36, by Rose Rogers|
Bocher Restored From Page #110, by Rose Rogers
Mary Donohue sample Bocher pg #110
|Lesson Log Posted||Feb. 23, 2009 log||Feb. 16, 2009||Heather Priseman's Knot Garden|
|Lesson Log Posted||Feb. 16, 2009 log|
Dan Rusch-Fischer, aka Tatmeister, http://tatmeister.tribbler.com Dan writes: "#8 DMC Perle Cotton, Susan Bates 1/2" plastic 'bone' rings, #12 crochet hook, bow sewn from scap of stiff cotton about 4"x1" finished size, ends square tipped 45°, center arced from top and bottom of diamond bows to 5/8" center height to give a little buckle passing through rings, sewed 1" pin-back jewelry finding to back - colors were just what I found lying around as I was going to do this as a trial - was fairly 'putzy' so probably won't do another in 'appropriate' colors." Pattern is from
|Feb. 9, 2009||Pages 16-35 of the Emmanuel Bocher 1912 Tatting Book||Lesson Log Posted||Feb. 09, 2009 log|
|Feb. 02, 2009||Jane Eborall's Dangling Flower: A study in beaded in tatting. |
Jane Eborall's Beautiful Beaded Flowers: A study in adding beads to the center of long beaded picots.
and Long beaded picot
and a bonus pattern just in from Jane: Butterfly
|Lesson Log Posted||Feb. 02, 2009 log|
|Feb. 01, 2009|
10th Annual Superbowl Sunday Tatting Event!
Emmanuel Bocher 1912 Tatting Book Cover (restoration in progress.)
Rose Rodgers Original Bocher 1912 Index.
Most links do not work, just for reference.
When opening the following links you may see an error popup window, let the page finishing loading, turn off the popup window and the file should be showing beneath.
Bocher page 16
Bocher page 17
Bocher page 18
Bocher page 19
Newly repaired: Mary Maynard's Beads and Button Valentine's Day Heart
|Lesson Log Posted||Feb. 01, 2009 log|
|Jan. 26, 2009||Anne Bruvold's Micro Dragon|
Please review these pages on split rings, scmr, and sssr:
|Lesson Log Posted||Jan. 26, 2009 log|
|Jan. 19, 2009||Nordic Needle's History of Tatting|
Patty Dowden's Interlaced Picots.
Wally Sosa's Birthday Pattern 2009
Wally Sosa's Hibiscus flower example of overcrocheted picots.
Please view also:
Gina Brummett http://tinyurl.com/7xmj3t
Gina Brummett http://threadsofatattinggoddess.blogspot.com/EE14.jpg
|Lesson Log Posted||Jan. 19, 2009 log|