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  • Introduction:
    • Pattern Notes
    • Techniques
    • Diagram Notes
    • Abbreviations
  • 3D Block Tatted Tea Set
  • Tiny Square Teapot
  • Antique Rose Tea Set
  • Tiny Round Teapot
  • Maltese Tea Set:
    • Two Color Version
    • One Color Version
  • Country Garden TEapot
  • Shamrock Teapot
  • Tiny Fat Teapot
  • Celtic Teapot
  • Tiny Tall Teapot

Title: Tea Is For Tatting: A Collection of Tatted Teapots
Author/Designer: Martha Ess
Format/Publication Date: Sprlbnd:2009
Publisher: Self, Greensboro, NC
Page Count: 36
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: None

SUMMARY- Yes, this book has one theme motif - teapots and their set accoutrements! I can imagine decorating a tray cloth with these motifs and inviting my friends over for afternoon tea just to show them off! The Maltese two-color set especially impressed me, but the Celtic Teapot also incited my envy. Ms. Ess is an amazing designer, no matter what theme she chooses, and I highly recommend her books.

Her patterns are diagrammed and her written instructions are really well broken down and easy to follow. She does use advanced techniques so this isn't a book for beginners, but definitely something to aspire to!

She has a website: