Friday, December 15, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Icy Blue Snowflake

Icy Blue Snowflake

     I've had many request for this pattern.  I designed it April 2010...whew seems like ages ago.   An early Christmas Present...

 Ice Blue Snowflake 
© 2010 Marie McCurry 

  
Supplies:  
Size 80 Tatting Thread  
1 – Shuttle, Large  
144 (plus extra for the hanger) – 11/0 Seed Beads

Procedure:  Any size thread/beads can be substituted.  All rings and chains are composed of five double stitches.

 Load 144 – seed beads onto the ball.  Slide 96 – of these seed beads on to the shuttle, as you wind it up.

  Tat around, according to the diagram.  Cut ends, leaving a 12” tail.  Add seed beads to the tail, for desired length.  Tie ends and enjoy. 
 
© 2010 West Pine Creations

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Coral

Coral

     I had to design a pair of Tatsmithed, Coral earrings to go with my my coral pikle purse from In a Pikle.  One half for tatting (of course) and the other for regular purse stuff.



Monday, December 11, 2017

Yeahhhhh

Yeahhhhhhh 

     The ice is finally thick enough to skate on...and fish.  




 

Friday, December 8, 2017

Layered

Layered

    The last of Robin's snowflake patterns, "Layered Rings Snowflake."


Thursday, December 7, 2017

Almost

Almost

     Almost done with Tatting by the Bay, series of snowflakes.  One more after this one.  This one is called, "Rose Snowflake."




Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Crystal

Crystal

     Still working through Robin's snowflake.  I have three more to go.  This one is called, "Small Crystal Snowflake."



Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Star

Star

     This was supposed to be a 6-sided snowflake, but ran out of thread at the fifth point...so it's a beautiful star.  This is Robins, "Large Beady Snowflake (star)."

 

Monday, December 4, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Deer

Deer

     A card, I made for a family members birthday.



.............hubby added a little extra :)  
 


Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

Feathering

Feathering

       Used finger nail polish to create the feathering marbled rocks.  The picts didn't turn out right.  Too much glare from the high gloss.



 

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Tree

Tree

      We went tree shopping in the forest and found our perfect tree.  It's decorated with quilling, tatting, and homemade ornaments.



      My little tree, decorated with my baubles from my two books..."Tattasaurusing, Baubles and Motifs."








 

Friday, November 24, 2017

Reflections

Reflections

     Here is Robin's, "Reflection Snowflake."   This one demanded attention!!  

 

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Rocking

Rocking

     Painted a few more rocks to hide.  I used markers and finger nail polish.



 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Rocks

Rocks

      A few more rocks to hide, including a couple of rockasaurus'.



 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Rock

Rock

     Just painted my first rock for the North Idaho Rocks...Boundary Bonner rock hunt game.

 

Monday, November 20, 2017

Nominated

Nominated

   I have been nominated in the Best Tatting Designer, in the Craftree 2017 Awards.    Here is the link to  vote

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This was tatted around an old brooch, found at an estate sale.












Traditional

Traditional

    This is Robins, traditional snowflake...with the addition of beads.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Craft Show

Craft Show

    Today.... It's at the Bonner's Ferry Middle School Cafeteria (Hwy 95 and Tamarack Lane) from 9 am to 3 pm.  Hope to see you all there!!  Tatting: kits, books, jewelry, shuttles, motifs.  Glass blowing:  spoons, hummingbird feeders, crochet hooks, pens, earrings.  Silversmithed jewelry.







Friday, November 17, 2017

Purple

Purple

     Here is another one of Robins, snowflakes...Tatting by the Bay.  This one I tatted with size 80 thread.  It's called "Large Snowflake,"  and is 3" long.



We are having a craft show, this Sat (18 Nov) at the Bonner's Ferry (Idaho) Middle School Cafeteria (Hwy 95 and Tamarack Lane) from 9 am to 3 pm.  Hope to see you all there!!  

Tatting: kits, books, jewelry, shuttles, motifs.  +
Glass blowing:  spoons, hummingbird feeders, crochet hooks, pens, earrings.  
Silversmithed jewelry.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Flowers


Flowers 

     My neighbor had given me this beautiful, fall,  flowering plant.


We are having a craft show, this Sat (18 Nov) at the Bonner's Ferry (Idaho) Middle School Cafeteria (Hwy 95 and Tamarack Lane) from 9 am to 3 pm.  Hope to see you all there!!  

Tatting: kits, books, jewelry, shuttles, motifs.  +
Glass blowing:  spoons, hummingbird feeders, crochet hooks, pens, earrings.  
Silversmithed jewelry.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Buck

Buck

     We had seen this beautiful, mule deer buck, in the neighbors yard.



 
We are having a craft show, this Sat (18 Nov) at the Bonner's Ferry (Idaho) Middle School Cafeteria (Hwy 95 and Tamarack Lane) from 9 am to 3 pm.  Hope to see you all there!!  

Tatting: kits, books, jewelry, shuttles, motifs.  +
Glass blowing:  spoons, hummingbird feeders, crochet hooks, pens, earrings.  
Silversmithed jewelry.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Another

Another

    Another snowflake with beads...pattern by Tatting by the Bay.
 

 
We are having a craft show, this Sat (18 Nov) at the Bonner's Ferry (Idaho) Middle School Cafeteria (Hwy 95 and Tamarack Lane) from 9 am to 3 pm.  Hope to see you all there!!  

Tatting: kits, books, jewelry, shuttles, motifs.  +
Glass blowing:  spoons, hummingbird feeders, crochet hooks, pens, earrings.  
Silversmithed jewelry.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Small

Small

     I added beads to Robins, "Small Snowflake,"  pattern.
 

  
We are having a craft show, this Sat (18 Nov) at the Bonner's Ferry (Idaho) Middle School Cafeteria (Hwy 95 and Tamarack Lane) from 9 am to 3 pm.  Hope to see you all there!!  

Tatting: kits, books, jewelry, shuttles, motifs.  +
Glass blowing:  spoons, hummingbird feeders, crochet hooks, pens, earrings.  
Silversmithed jewelry.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Show

Show

    Here is the last of my spiders, for the fall craft shows....Christmas Spiders

 

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Buggy

Buggy

     We're a might bit buggy around here.  Lots of bugs trying to get in the house, especially this tatty bug  (pattern by Rebeca Jones).
 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Fall

Fall

     It's that time of the year when the fall dragons start to show up.  This is Anne B's famous dragon.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Rocks

Rocks
  
    A new hide and seek game, up here in North Idaho.  Find and/or paint rocks, hide them.  If you find one, you can keep it or re-hide it.  It's a new Facebook game called North Idaho Rocks...Boundary County


 

Monday, November 6, 2017