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  • Tatting Abbreviations
  • Materials
  • Explanation of Stitches
  • Laundering Instructions
  • Sugar Starch Recipe
  • How to TAT- Hand Instructions
  • Patterns for (6)Edgings
  • Patterns for (25)Snowflakes
  • Patterns for (2)Crosses

Title: Tatting For the Beginner: Snowflakes, Crosses, and Edgings
Author/Designer: Nettie Lou Stafford Shipp
Format/Publication Date: TPB:1982
Publisher: The Kangaroo's Pouch, Oxford, MS
Page Count: 17
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: None

SUMMARY- You get fairly good black-and-white photos of each of the finished projects next to the pattern block. The print is fairly large, which really helps in reading the instructions and keeping track of where you are. All the edgings given are extremely simple and easy to learn on.