Lace Making

The Old and the New

After writing my post on “Rediscovering the art of Tatting”, I went hunting and unearthed the box with my tatting equipment in it. Included amongst the bits and pieces was an old pattern book which belonged to my grandmother (see my photo). Unfortunately I have not been able to locate the shuttle she left me.… Continue reading The Old and the New

Lace Making

Rediscovering the Art of Tatting

  Tatting is a form of lace making. It is made by forming a pattern of rings and chains using a series of knots and loops. The resulting lace is very durable and more resistant to unravelling. It was developed to imitate point lace. The technique I am familiar with is shuttle tatting. This is… Continue reading Rediscovering the Art of Tatting