Sunday, November 16, 2008

Tatting heaven

Was I lucky or what! At my Senior's group we get all kinds of donations. Recently a large piece of tatting was included in a bag of fabric. It was old and dusty. One of our members washed, pressed and starched the piece which turned out to be a collar. For our bazaar it was priced at $5, and I bought it. I feel slightly bad about cutting it up, but it's going to adorn many CQ pieces instead of just one dress. I already have carefully cut out one strip which I used on Detail 80a. I have been teaching myself needle tatting, but in my wildest dreams I will never create anything like this.


TattingChic said...

What a beautiful piece of tatting! I'm so glad it went to a good home! I look forward to seeing how you use it to embellish your CQ squares! I love tatting in CQ projects! It always gets "dolled up" so beautifully!

LadyShuttleMaker aka MadMadPotter said...

Oh my....a very lucky find!

Susan said...

That is a gorgeous collar, and so cheap at $5! Wow. One of these days (2 years in the planning, so far) I'm going to try the needle tatting, too. I have the needles, book and video. Just haven't found the time yet!