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Title: Shuttle Tatting Without a Teacher
Author/Designer: Betty Alderson(compiled and edited by Peter Alderson & Mary Maynard)
Format/Publication Date: TPB:2006
Publisher: Snowgoose Lace, Wheat Ridge, CO
Page Count: 24
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
ISBN: None

SUMMARY- She employs a very different style of tatting to what I learned from books over 30 years ago, so I was keenly interested in reading her step by step instructions(with accompanying illustrations) to see if I could tat her method. I'll update this review once I've had time to sit down with the book and a couple of shuttles to explore it.

Her copyright has not been orphaned thanks to Sherry Cure and her husband, who bought Snowgoose Lace to continue its legacy.

Snowgoose Lace has a website:

EXTRA NOTES: Betty also published an article on jewelry making in "The Needle Worker" magazine some time in 1995, according to a mention in Doretha Albee's "Tatting Knots & Notes", issue 10:5(July 1995)...