Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Gathering of Tatters [Part Two]

Continued from previous post ...

Diane aka Lace-lovin' Librarian
made origami bags for each of us.

I have seen her bags when she
would share photos on her blog +
am over-the-moon to own my own.

Aren't they wonderful??
Cheerful color, well constructed,
and really .... just too kewl.
Isn't this a fantastic origami pouch?
When you lift up the flap, there are outside pockets
on each side -- wonderful to protect
the tatting inside from poking shuttles and scissors.
The bottom is rectangular + three balls of
fiber are a perfect fit.

If you are interested in sewing
and bag construction, there are a couple sites
on-line with patterns ... please visit:

Thx Diane!  Your kindness and generosity
overwhelm me!

Do you visit Yarnplayer's blog?   Was really happy
to meet Marilee + she was gracious, agreed to autograph my books.
She brought her bracelets which she has up on her blog.  
They are so stunning!!!!!

She even had a gift bag which included
some stunning hand dyed fibers which she sells
on her ETSY site.  

She also brought some skeins if we were
interested in purchasing.

IMO, the photos don't do the colors justice.   They are quite lovely.
I felt like a kid in the candy store going thru Marilee's bin of fibers --
 each skein rich in color,  and top notch in quality.

I continue going thru the lessons from Marilee's
Craftsy Course.   It is easier for me to learn
by listening and watching vs. diagrams and photos.
Somehow, watching tatting in motion 
makes my brain happier ; )

I enjoyed going thru Diane's tatting books, and Barbara's lace book.  What fun to see the variety of tatting shuttles, and tools.    A terrific opportunity to learn new skills and 
share tatting with enthusiastic friends.
Thx for the invitation - I look forward to getting together again.

1 comment:

Lace-lovin' Librarian ~ Diane said...

The Origami pouches are so much fun to make! I'm glad you like yours!