Friday, December 28, 2012


today i have been tatting snowflakes i want to send some to Sandy Hook school.

I have done two so far and starting another one.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

some of my christmas tatting

i gave this one to a friend 

i gave this one also to a friend

These tow were for my son and his friend

this one was for Zach

this is was for Tom my son in law

i made this one for that tatting exchange wit Karey

This one was for My daughter Misty

this one is for a friend at work Pat

This one was for Alex

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Merry Christmas!!!! after christmas i will post pictures of tatting i gave away

Sunday, December 9, 2012

this is a mistake flake
it should be
Wheel of Fortune snowflake by Terri D

This is the 
Small Star by Birgit Phelps

This is by Edda Schneider

I am hoping to get enough done to put on my tree I am not putting 
up any glass ornaments this year we have 2 kittens in the house
They are terrors but they cant hurt a snowflake!

Saturday, December 8, 2012


this is the Criss-Cross Snowflake 
by JoĆ«lle Paulson
it is a nice pattern to make.

This is Elmo's Snowflake
by Heather Johnson
easy and quick to make. 

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Snow doily

Here it is with row 3 done!
Now on to the next row!

Friday, November 16, 2012

went to the craft store

Well i was good today i went to Hobby Lobby and i didn't get any more glass ornaments!  But i did get 2 more size 80 lizabeth thread  rainbow taffy (153)  and  Summer Fun (104) the only colors they had in size 80 that i don't have. back to working on the doily

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Snow doily

Here it is i have row 2 done and now on to row 3
there is the link to her blog where the pattern is

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

lace mat blocked

here is it all blocked! 
now on to the next challenge
this is tatted in size 20 Lizabeth blue ice.
the pattern is from here
i have started the second round 3 times now but this is the last time i was doing the rings wrong so now i have it right( I hope)

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Lace Mat

Here it is finished but i think it need blocking.
I am happy with the way it looks it is a nice doily to tat.

Friday, November 9, 2012


Today I sorted all the glass ornaments i have, I buy them after christmas each year.  This year i will try not to buy any!
2 1/2 inch 111
1 1/2 inch 27
3 inch   23
3 1/2 inch 17
1 inch 18

Onion Shape 34

Square  53

small heart 52
large heart 21

3 inch round flat 45
2 1/2 inch round flat 14

Tear shape  3

3 inch flat front 22
2 1/2 inch flat front 11

So that equals 452 if i have added right so i dont need to buy any more for a few years at least

Monday, November 5, 2012

lace mat

Here is round 3 from  the lace mat on Jons blog!

Saturday, November 3, 2012

My version of Jon's Tat-along of The Lace Mat so far today i have the first 2 rounds done. I am using lizabeth 175 Scottish thistle  and 632 med purple.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Karen Bickerton

This will be just a quick post. Karen Bickerton, from KB Design Originals, has a special offer for anyone following my blog. When you purchase any of her patterns from her shop, mention me and/or my geckos, and she'll include a bonus pattern. She didn't say if/when the offer will expire, so if interested, don't hesitate. She has her Frilled Lizard pattern listed now, for anyone interested. 

Her patterns are nice to do and they are diagrammed out very nicely.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

more thread

My size 80

I just have some


mercer crochet and fininca

celebila size 20

cebelia size 30

size 30clarks

assorted fine threads

altin basak metalik and varigated

Flora thread assorted size

altin basak solid colors

Saturday, October 6, 2012

what i have done so far today

I started the day cutting out i have 2 horses and 2 Giraffes cut out ready to sew

This is my Lizabeth thread solid colors all size 20

My lizabeth varigated all size 20

the rest of the lizabeth varigated

My Aida thread size 20

the rest of my Aida size 20

my only 2 balls of lizabeth size 40

Next i will get pictures of my size 80 thread collection

Friday, October 5, 2012

My beads

This post is because i wanted to show Maureen all my beads
after going down to visit i was allways telling her i didnt need any more so here they all are
i spent the day organizing them and i think this is all but i might be able to find some more if i look hard