Sunday, April 11, 2010

OWOH Win, More Tatted Entries, and New Fabric Flowers

First of all, I received these 2 prints from Vickie for winning her One World One Heart Giveaway in Feb. I don't think she mentioned how big these teapot prints are and I wasn't sure what to expect, perhaps postcard-sized ones, so imagine my surprise when they came in a 42 by 32 cm box! Cheerful and gorgeous colours, thank you, Vickie!

Here are the other entries for the Pameran Poskad exhibition mentioned in my earlier post. The 6th one is "Heart To Heart" - these 2 hearts are what I test-tatted for Martha Ess for her book "Tat's Amore" with a good collection of her tatted heart patterns. This pattern is not a very fanciful one, but has a very lacy feel to it, especially when tatted with finer threads.

Next is "My Sweet Heart", pattern by Pam Palmer in her Tatting Treats book. This is mounted on a 3-fold card, blank inside.

Nina Libin's butterfly bookmark, loaded with Czchekoslovakia glass beads and tatted with Olympus 40 thread. This has been one of my favourite beaded bookmark piece all the while. The piece can be detached from the card to be used as a bookmark. I made the flower girl too to go with the whole theme!

Another piece with tatted butterflies - "A Gathering of Butterflies" with Rozella F Linden's celtic butterfly tatted with Flora 20 threads and Adelheid Dangela's Elise butterfly tatted with Manuela 20 thread.

Last but not least, "Just Clips' - just my paper clip designs: the Jolly Sun, butterfly, lucky 4-leaf clover, and the newest goldfish and flower bloom, which will go into hopefully my planned paperclip design book.

Two more colleagues have resigned, this didn't help in our already heavy workload :( I only managed to squeeze whatever little time I have to sew these fabric flower brooches for Sallyna to use with her headscarves. My first attempt and feeling quite pleased with them. My tatted butterfly paperclip to go with them naturally!


Lace-lovin' Librarian - Diane said...

Your work is always so beautiful! I love the way you incorporate your tatting with cards and paper clips... very inspirational!

Maureen said...

I don't think I have ever heard of a workplace where so many people keep resigning! Lots of tatting for you!
I think it will be wonderful, to have all your paperclip designs together in one book.

Gina said...

What a lovely collection of tatting! Thank you for showing all that - sounds like you are overly busy now!

Dale Marie said...

What lovely buterflies! Beautiful work:-)

singtatter said...

Thank you!

Maureen, you are right, wonder if there is any place with so high staff turnover. Even with recruitment, new staff aren't as productive as there is a learning curve.

With little time, I can only manage small items, tatting on paperclips is the perfect solution. But I still need more ideas to come up with enough patterns for a book.

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