Title: Mastering Tatting: Advanced Designs Using Basic Techniques Author/Designer: Lindsay Rogers
Format/Publication Date: HC:2013,2014revised
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, Ltd., East Sussex, UK
Page Count: 112
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 9 3/4" x 7 1/4"
SUMMARY- Ms. Rogers uses an older written notation instead of the symbol notation, but gives diagrams for all her patterns in this book. It's a spiralbound book disguised as a hardcover - a very neat bit of engineering so that the book will lay perfectly flat while you are working and still looks nice on the shelf. I was kind of impressed with that small attention to detail. Where the table of contents says "Filigree" there are actually a variety of patterns given under that heading - same for the other project headings. She takes a basic pattern and shows how it can be elaborated on to make something sophisticated and beautiful. Her use of color really makes the designs pop. This is a great find.
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