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Butter & Dragon

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Shuttle Tatting taught by 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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Here are some details about my project:
Category Crocheting
Type Accessory
Yarn Weight Lace (2 ply)
Style Cute, Whimsical
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What materials did you use? size 10 cotton thread, a little bit of fabric glue to form the eyes and stiffen the bodies of the dragonflies

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What are you most proud of? "designing" the dragonflies based on the butterflies

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? If you want to make the dragonflies, make a very large picot between the two small picots. After finishing and closing the ring, cut the thread rather short (about 3mm or so) and use a bit of white glue to form the eyes. Use a small brush or needle to apply a tiny amount of white glue to the inside of the very large picot, then twist to form the body. Block the wings to achieve the "dragonfly" shape.

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Love the dragonfly design!!! Thanks so much for posting the instructions.

10/07/2013 Flag

Thank you for the comment, Marilee. I'm glad you like them. ^^ It would be lovely to see others make some dragonflies as well.

11/17/2013 Flag

I love dragonflys and yours are awesome!

10/28/2013 Flag

Thank you, Pamela. ^^ Maybe you can make some yourself, they are really easy to do. ^_~

11/17/2013 Flag