It's absolutely darling! The pattern describes it as "A dainty little cup and saucer to use for favors or as a little something for a shut-in friend."
Notice something I didn't notice? The repetition of the word "little" is a bit of a clue.
If you're having a tea party with Barbies, this is the teacup for you. That's right--those are normal sized shuttles and a soap dish-sized container and your normal tomato pincushion.
GRAH! It's cute, but it's not what I had in mind. At all. *snort* I am having a bit of a think and *may* incorporate some Cluny leaves to make it a bit bigger. I tried them extensively a few weeks ago when Georgia Seitz' online tatting chat/class was working on them, and they are HARD. But Clunies popped right into my head when I was having my Winnie the Pooh *think* about this cup.
Mum says, "Is that my Mother's Day present?" No, Mum, it's the prototype. Bah. Sooo irritated.
Still, I'm counting this on my 25 motif challenge and when I rework it, I can count the new one as another motif.
|Here's the Ann Orr, finished. -->|