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Floret earrings

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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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Category Crocheting
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Victorian / Steampunk, Romantic, Retro / Vintage, Classic, Traditional
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What materials did you use? Lizbeth thread, seed beads, teardrop beads.

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What are you most proud of? It makes a very pretty, lightweight earring.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? You need to know how to tat rings, chains, and joins. You can learn how to tat in the Shuttle Tatting course.

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So pretty...this is why I'm taking this class. Cora

06/19/2012 Flag

Beautiful...... I learned to tat years ago. I think this will be a nice refresher for me.

04/07/2013 Flag

Oh...That's so beautiful!!!... I want this! Mina

06/19/2013 Flag

What kind of needle or hook do you use? Don't know anything about this.

07/24/2013 Flag

I made these earrings using the technique of shuttle tatting. I used a small plastic "Clover" brand shuttle, but any tatting shuttle could be used. The thread quality is more important than the tool in tatting. I used is "Lizbeth" brand size 10. Lizbeth is a very firm, smooth thread with a cable twist 6 cord construction, which makes it perfect for tatting - nice, crisp, results.

07/24/2013 Flag

Thanks for responding. I was debating on whether to take the class or not but didn't know anything about it. I loved the earrings and wanted something to make for Christmas gifts. Thanks!

07/26/2013 Flag

I have the tatting CD but i still cannot tat, your earrings are beautiful/ I crochet and someday i will learn to crochet.

01/13/2015 Flag