Shuttle Tatting

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12 HD Video Lessons


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Marilee Rockley

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Marilee Rockley has been a driving force in modern tatting. Her designs, which have appeared in various magazines as well as her book "Tatted Jewelry," make this Victorian art accessible to modern tastes. As a go-to source of information about tatting history and methodology, Marilee is on the forefront of the tatting revival. She also dyes her own tatting threads so that she can control color and create visual interest that can't be found in commercial threads. View profile »

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Shuttle Tatting

Shuttle Tatting

with Marilee Rockley

The lost art of shuttle tatting has been found! Marilee Rockley guides you through the steps of this delicate craft, from basic to advanced.

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The delicate art of shuttle tatting is making a comeback - but it's tough to learn without a teacher, and tatting teachers are hard to find. With Craftsy, the teacher comes to you! Tatting expert Marilee Rockley shows you how to create handmade lace in this online Craftsy class. Marilee starts with the essential knots, chains and picots, then works up to more challenging techniques. Shuttle tatting creates a firm lace fabric that's perfect for jewelry or embellishments for projects from cards to quilts - from classic to steampunk.

If you've been longing to learn shuttle tatting, or looking for a new craft that's fun, inexpensive and portable, Shuttle Tatting is the class for you. Marilee's warm and expert instruction will guide you through the tricky parts and send you on your way to creating lacy jewelry and tatted embellishments for quilts, paper crafts, and more. Give it a try - sign up for Shuttle Tatting today!

What You'll Learn in Shuttle Tatting

  • The basic lark's head knot and double stitch
  • Creating lace patterns with chains, rings and picots
  • How to read vintage patterns and where to find them - free!
  • Setting up and winding shuttles, choosing thread and fixing mistakes
  • Advanced techniques: reverses, joins and beadwork, node stitch, floating and split rings
  • Bonus techniques: split chain, lock stitch chain, and block tatting

What You'll Make in Shuttle Tatting

  • Little flowers and butterflies for practice
  • Floret Earrings
  • Classic Edge Bracelet
  • Rhapsody Necklace
  • Parfait Snowflakes


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