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« on: July 04, 2013 08:35:19 AM »

I've been on a tatting kick lately. When I ordered a catalog from handyhands, it came with a free sample of tatting thread in color 139 - Fruit Fizz. I had never, ever tatted or crocheted in a variegated thread before. I was always afraid it would look weird or something. But hey... free tatting thread?! So I wound a shuttle and tatted up a quick little medallion. And then another! And I still have thread left over... But I needed my shuttle for another project. At any rate, I ended up loving the effect from the variegated thread so much that I ordered 4 balls in different colors.

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« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2013 08:39:50 AM »

variegated tatting is awesome Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2013 08:51:47 AM »

Yep! I am pretty much addicted to tatting with variegated thread, now... I have got so many lush color combos in my tatting box now. Can't wait to start another project!
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« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2013 09:37:32 AM »

Very pretty. I never thought of using variegated thread for tatting but it has turned out really well.
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I love these! They are very refined and colorful!
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These are lovely! The colors are beautiful!
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« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2013 06:18:18 PM »

Very pretty Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2013 09:33:33 PM »

Just beautiful - do you starch them or do they hold their shape without modification?
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« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2013 04:05:38 AM »

Thanks, everyone!


Just beautiful - do you starch them or do they hold their shape without modification?

I did starch them lightly, but it probably wasn't necessary.
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« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2013 05:30:46 AM »

Just beautiful - do you starch them or do they hold their shape without modification?

I find that depends a lot on your thread and erhm.. violent tendencies Tongue If you tighten your tatting "a bit too much" they can be incredibly stiff.
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