TotusMel demonstrates how to do a lock stitch in needle tatting — a handy stitch to know if you need to create a textured cord with no stretch for a project such as a bookmark. Go to her blog post …
Jon of Tat-a-Renda shows us how to make a covered button backed by a tatted motif. These would make beautiful embellishments for a plain shirt or sweater. Or add a pin and turn one into a brooch. Jon’s tutorial includes …
Jon Yusoff of Tat-a-Renda is sharing her beautiful pattern, Johar. Go to her blog post for the link to the free pattern download.
Sally Kerson of Tat’s Heaven is having a mondo tatting giveaway. Go to her blog post to enter by January 11.
Diane (Lace-Lovin’ Librarian) shares her pattern for this pretty triangular “doodad” with a snowflake at the center. Wouldn’t it be pretty on your tree! Go to her post for the instructions.
Jane Eborall is sharing her pattern for this beautiful Garden Snowflake. You know someone who needs at least one of these on her holiday tree. Maybe you! Go to Jane’s blog post for the link.
Tatting maven Jane Eborall is sharing a new pattern, Square Motif on Metal Centre. Beautiful, as always. Go to her blog post for the link to the PDF file.
Martha Ess of Martha’s Tatting Blog is sharing her pattern for this beautiful “doodad,” created in response to a dare. Go to her blog post to grab it.
Marilee Rockley of Yarnplayer has written up the pattern for her beautiful tatted pendant, Rotation. You can buy a copy from her Etsy shop or her Craftsy pattern store. Go to her blog post for details and links.…
In response to a question from a reader, Jon of Tat-a-Renda improvises a method for placing a bead in a needle-tatted split ring. See her tutorial.
Marilee Rockley of Yarnplayer shows us how to add a bead to the center of a mock ring. See her video tute.
To promote its line of tatting threads, DMC Threads has devoted a segment of its site to tatting with lots of info for beginners. If you’ve thought about learning to tat, here are the resources you need! See the related …
Jon of Tat-a-Renda celebrates six years of blogging with a surprise giveaway!! Run over to her blog right now to enter. The contest ends August 23.
Sandra of Crazy Mom Tats is celebrating her 400th blog post by giving away three vintage issues of Workbasket magazine. Go to her blog post for entry details. Contest ends August 31.
TotusMel is sharing her pattern for this gorgeous needle-tatted corsage bracelet. Go to her post for the link to the tutorial.