Sunday, January 3, 2016

2015 Motifs/doily #33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39

I'm counting this Round Doily from Russian free website as part of 2015 motifs.  I finished on my August trip but just sewed in the ends and photographed last night.  I made this as part of a tat-along challenge.  As with all things I've tried from that website, they don't work out perfectly.  You'll notice I missed a join on round 2 and the doily lies better for the overlap of the rings there.  I am part of a tat-along group again this year that has 2 more motifs from that site, and I'm not super looking forward to it--fiddly and messy but pretty patterns.
 In September I started with the snowflakes and angels.  Here are some closeups of snowflakes. Small white one at left is from Lindsay Rogers' book Tatting Collage.  The blue ones and gold one are from Lene Bjorn's book of snowflakes.  Soooo many snowflakes!  The little gold one is made of Sunlight size 60 color Oro from Edda Guastalla's shop.

The blue variegate pictured on its own (below left) is Master size 30 turchese also from Edda's shop.

The white/blue snowflake is from Joelle Paulson's blog, Le Flocon Frivole, near bottom of page linked above.  Made of size 20 Lizbeth Blue Ice.  This is a super fiddly tat until you get used to how it works.  I love Joelle's snowflakes.  She models them after photographs of real snowflakes.

The small flower shaped flakes at right are from Jennifer Williams' snowflake book.  Made of Range Multicolor also from Edda's shop, glass beads.  Wish the picture showed how beautiful this thread is!

I donated 8 snowflakes to our school for their fundraising auction.  The majority of the rest I made were for an order of blue and white, Frozen theme, a total of 8 pictured below.  I feel like I'm such a slow tatter, but that's a lot of snowflakes!!!!!

The Frozen themed order.  Silver and white
flakes with the distinct center ring are also
from Jennifer Williams' book.
I'm getting super frustrated with blogger.  The pictures won't go where I want them to!  I'll start over with another post--finish up 2015 once and for all.  :)


  1. Oh, my goodness! I didn't realize you had two posts! I'm impressed with how much you've accomplished, and no... I wouldn't have noticed the missed join if you hadn't pointed it out.

  2. Oh good about the missed join. And I tried to do one post, but blogger was not letting me place more pix where I wanted.

  3. Everything is so very beautiful!!! :)