InstructionsI strung the seed beads onto the thread before winding the shuttle, leaving them all on the ball thread, and slid a bead up into a picot whenever I wanted one there. The design is really basic, just rings and chains, joining into the metal filigree as needed. I tatted a separate motif of 5 joined rings, then sewed on a 6mm bead in the center using the thread ends, and brought the ends through a ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Retro / Vintage, Goth, Victorian / Steampunk, Romantic
Brass filigree, Lizbeth thread size 20, seed beads size 11/0, round bead 6mm, ribbon and findings.
What was your inspiration?
Metal filigrees given to me by a friend.
What are you most proud of?
It looks very Victorian.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
If you don't yet know how to tat, there is a Shuttle Tatting course here on Craftsy, taught by me.