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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Shoo Fly
  • Box in a Box
  • Friendship Star
  • Contrary Wife
  • Hour Glass
  • Bowtie
  • Mothers Dream
  • Pinwheel/Double Pinwheel
  • Crackers
  • Churn Dash
  • Northstar
  • Broken Dishes #1
  • Solstice Star
  • Perpetual Motion
  • Farmers Daughter
  • Beggar Block
  • Disappearing 9 Patch
  • Wrench
  • Broken Dishes #2
  • Bear Paw
  • Sawtooth Star
  • Hen & Chicks/Duck & Ducklings
  • Jack in the Pulpit
  • Whirlwind 1
  • Whirlwind 2
  • Weathervane
  • Cats Cradle
  • Bird in the Air
  • Whirling Geese
  • Maple Leaf
  • Album
  • Double Star
  • Tulips
  • Walk in the Woods

Title: Patchwork Quilt Blocks in Split Ring Tatting
Author/Designer: Karen Bovard
Format/Publication Date: TPB:2015
Publisher: Self, Omaha, NE
Page Count: 65
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: 9780983544142

SUMMARY- Colored Diagrams are used instead of written patterns, and are well laid out and easy to follow. The color in the diagrams lets you know where the split rings split, and the rings are numbered so you know where to start and can easily see where you are going - I don't think you can get better than that! She has five books out as of this writing all having to do with using split rings to make pixilated fabric. If you have an interest in building dramatic designs in this way with tatting, Ms. Bovard's books are a great place to start. I was really pleased to add this book to my library.

Ms. Bovard has a website & Blog: www.TheShuttleSmith.com