Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Tatted Motif

This pattern is from Minitats, 69 petite motifs 
by Patti Duff [1999]

This is Motif #42 
tatted with
Lizbeth, Size 20, Col. #696

A bit of furniture moving while DD visits [with her chinchillas].   So far, the cats approve.

Weather a mix of snow flurries and sunshine.  Wind chill temperature 6.   Brrrrr.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

lace project

Following all the storms, I got out my new lace scissors and cut away the fabric [without messing up the net below  + put it in a small frame.

Easier to see in this Post.   Glad to have it finished.   

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

New Pin!

My new pin arrived.   Isn't it pretty?  I like the new logo -- Also, a new web site for I.O.L.I.  link HERE.

I also ordered the stickers.   They are larger than I thought they would be - but really nice!

Yesterday, DS + co-worker made loaves of bread.   Ahhhh ... the whole house smelled heavenly.   So delicious:

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Saturday ...

Up with the sunrise to get ready and drive to Lafayette, Indiana
for the Lafayette Lacemakers meeting.

Following a 30 min meeting, Anne Reaves presented Carrickmacross.   She brought in some books, photographs, and some of her lovely projects.   Following an introduction to the lace, she passed around a pattern and kit.   What a delight!    A holiday pattern - perhaps an ornament
or place in small frame.   Well, maybe after another try.    

applique on net.

And, do you notice it is FINISHED.   FINISHED?
Kind of - need to get up some nerve to cut away more of the Swiss Organdie.

Carrickmacross scissors look like this:
I could use a pair - when using scissors with points on each end of the blade,
I fear cutting thru the net.   

Thank You Anne!!!

Wednesday, November 06, 2013


At the local doll show, I purchased
doll dresses made from vintage handkerchiefs.

I think they are so pretty,  embellished with tatting.

They are perfect for Penny Wooden Dolls.

Sunday, November 03, 2013


New Website:

If interested, I.O.L.I. news can be seen
on Lafayette Lacemakers' Inc. post - Link HERE.