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  • Avant-Propos
  • Historique
  • Material dentellier
  • Techniques de base:
    • Preparer une navette
    • Noeud double
    • Rond
    • Arceau
    • Picot
    • Assamblage de deux motifs
    • Endroit et l'envers de la frivolité
    • Finition traditionnelle
    • Finition invisible
    • Travail a 2 navettes : remplir la deuxieme navette
    • Travail a 2 navettes : arceaux et ronds en sens opposes
    • Travail a 2 navettes : ronds superposes
    • Recharger une navette vide
    • Picot Josephine
    • Frivolite Inversee
    • Perles : pose sur un arceau I
    • Perles : pose sur un arceau II
    • Perles : pose sur un rond I
    • Perles : pose sur un rond II
    • Perles : pose sur un picot
    • Celestite
    • Saphir
    • Amethyste
    • Alexandrite
    • Rubis
    • Juanite
    • Agate
    • Petalite
    • Almandin
  • Les bijoux:
    • Faustite
    • Tourmaline
    • Carlinite
    • Jarlite
    • Opale

Title: Frivolité dentelle aux navettes(Tatting Shuttle Lace)
Author/Designer: Pascale Provost
Format/Publication Date: HC:2009
Publisher: L'inédite, Paris, France
Language: French
Page Count: 72
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 9 1/4" x 11 3/4"
ISBN: 9782350321653

SUMMARY- Roughly half this book is given to tutorials for the basics of tatting, and a few more advanced techniques like split ring and adding beads. There are a generous number of photos for each pictorial, but they are rather small and cramped, so I had to squint to see the details - and it's not like they didn't have plenty of page to blow up the photos on. The rest of the book is patterns that are variations on the magic square. While they are well executed, unless you're obsessed with magic squares, it's a little boring. The highlight for me was the monogram set - also using the magic square motif. It's a fairly solid bold "font" not suitable for handkerchiefs or dinner napkins, but would look great on banners and flags or anywhere you would like your lettering legible from a distance. It has a touch of personality by flaring the ends of the letters a bit. The patterns have written instructions(in French) and diagrams, so if you are an experienced tatter who can read diagrams, you should be able to use these patterns without difficulty.