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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • INTRODUCTION
  • Helpful Hints Before You Begin
  • Explaining Tatting Basics
  • The Materials
  • Glossary of Common Tatting Terms
  • Abbreviations
  • SOFTNESS:
    • Trim for a baby cardigan
    • Trim for baby socks
    • Edging for sweetmeat box
  • PRECIOUS:
    • Teardrop earrings
    • Pendant earrings
    • Rosette earrings
    • Hair slide with rosettes
  • MINIATURES:
    • Trim
    • Rosettes 1-3
    • Basket Edging
    • Doily
    • Curtain
  • NOSTALGIA:
    • Picture frame edging
    • Address book
    • Jewellery pouch
    • Bookmark
  • CHRISTMAS:
    • Desert flower
    • Frost flower
    • Crystal
    • Snowflake
  • PROVENCAL GARDEN:
    • Lavender cushion
    • Beaded cushion
    • Lavender sweet

Title: Tatting
Author/Designer: Bernadette Baldelli
Format/Publication Date: TPB:1999
Publisher: DMC, France
Page Count: 48
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: 2283583594

SUMMARY- This book was originally published in French. The designs are very basic, with a few employing beadwork. Instructions are in written notation and not broken down. The cover shows the beaded cushion, lavender sweet, frost flower, and crystal. as well as the miniature doily and curtain for a doll's house. Despite the lack of diagrams, this would be a great book for someone new to tatting who has a grasp of the basics and just needs practice. The projects are for the most part small and easy to finish. She ranks her patterns 1-3 for difficulty but doesn't really use any advanced techniques other than the inclusion of beads.