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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Preface
  • Working the gathered small picot ring by a stencil...step 1
  • continuation
  • Training of Knotting flowering twigs
  • Variations and forming the shape
  • Knotting a flower of the gathered small picot ring
  • Continuation
  • Working the gathered large picot ring...step 2
  • Working a blossom and a flower of the gathered large picot ring
  • Tips
  • A bunch of blossoms of all creative elements

Title: Creative Tatting Step by Step, Lesson 7 & 8
Author/Designer: Helma Siepmann
Format/Publication Date: TPB:2002
Publisher: Self, Hattingen, Germany
Page Count: 13
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11 3/4" x 8 1/4"
ISBN: None

SUMMARY- This book has been translated to English, though notation is in German still. She does give the English translation for her notation, so with just a little study, it shouldn't be difficult to read. Ms. Siepmann loves organic forms and color, and has developed an impressive style of work that she teaches to anyone who wishes to learn. These are the last two lessons in her series of four books dedicated to teaching her more organic approach to tatting.