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  • Tatting Key Abbreviations
    • Foreword
    • Tatting Key
    • Chapter 1, Thicket of Flowers
    • Chapter 2, Wisteria Necklace
    • Chapter 3, Grapevine Edging
    • Chapter 4, Bleeding Heart
    • Chapter 5, The Trees
    • Chapter 6, Cabone Ring
    • Chapter 7, Gallery
    • Chapter 8, About the Author

Title: Branching Encapsulation
Author/Designer: Sherry Pence
Format/Publication Date: Comb binding:2012
Publisher: Pence Publishing, Boise, ID
Page Count: 18
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: None

SUMMARY- Her instructions are well broken down, and she has a clear diagrams(in color!) to back them up as well as color photos to help take you through the techniques she is trying to teach - I don't think you can get better than that! This one reminds me a bit of Helma Siepmann's very organic collage work, but is better organized and less "messy". I was extremely pleased to add this one to my collection, and will certainly use it. I think Mrs. Pence made a substantial contribution to the tatting community with this one. I hope to see her continue to experiment and develop her design skills.

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