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  • Introduction
  • Symbols, Abbreviations and Explanations
  • Tatting Basics
  • Tatting Techniques
  • Novice Butterfly
  • Butterfly #1
  • Butterfly #2
  • Butterfly #3
  • Butterfly #4
  • Butterfly #5
  • Design Variations
  • Split Ring Chain Variations
  • Tatbit in Flight Charmer Chatelaine
  • Dora Young Knot Technique

Title: Tatting Butterflies
Author/Designer: Teri Dusenbury
Format/Publication Date: TPB:
Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc., Mineola, NY
Page Count: 32
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: 0-486-29665-2

SUMMARY- Her instructions are excellent, with both diagram, written and good black-and-white picture. All of the patterns are for fairly small motifs. I tried checking out her website, but it was down at the time of this writing.

She has a website: