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Tuesday, 7 November 2017

winter fan

I put a picture in Flickr, too.

When I showed the fan to my aunt the other day, we started laughing aloud because the fan doesn't work, it makes only a gentle breeze. Too many holes? Gosh! Who said 'yes'? All in all, it's a winter fan! 😄😄😄😄😄😄
That doesn't matter, I'll use it anyway, it won't be framed nor saved for posterity.


It needs its appropriate pochette. Sunday I went to a craft fair in Rome and bought two fat quarters of coloured fabric, I'll sew a tailored container for the fan but I've not yet decided which fabric, and there's another one that I like
I love that one with cats. The fan closes quite well, beads rocailles 15/0 aren't a issue.

That is my shot at the fair, Abilmente Roma. I broke the piggy bank and I also bought some beads and thread of course.
Last year at the same fair I met Alicja Kwartnik, this year there was nothing around about tatting. Sigh!

Ciao,
Ninetta
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12 comments:

  1. Oh, it's absolutely beautiful Ninetta! You can flutter it flirtatiously perhaps, instead of using it to keep cool!

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  2. SOOO beautiful! I love it! A treasure for you to use and save.

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  3. Wow! Takes me back to Anna Karenina and Russian czarinas -- a gorgeous coquettish accessory ;-P No need to flutter your eye lashes - simply flutter the fan :-D
    It is Truly Spectacular ! :-h

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  4. It's amazing! Beautiful! Gorgeous! Who cares if it has a few "holes"! Wow!

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  5. What an elegant looking fan.

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  6. Ninetta, such a beautiful creation, even if it is not used as a fan it can be a wonderful show piece. Moreover I have never seen such a huge craft festival, I would love to visit.

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  7. It's beautiful! I have precisely concerns of fan. Do you have any idea of the size of the thread used?

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    1. Thank you Lilas. I've used DMC size 80. This fan is going to be used, of course not everyday. I saw your fan, very delicate and lovely.

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    2. Thank you very much Ninetta. I think about it, but the thread I used was too thick. I will try again! Thank you.

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Thank you very much for all your nice comments.

Ciao
Ninetta