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Tuesday, 10 July 2018

cabochon with tds - part IV

This is only the rough idea, not a pattern. I've been tatting again onion rings with tds, and I found a version I feel it could be a possible one, intriguing, with tds inside and ds outside - but opposite, facing head-to-head:
a close up:

Then it happened that I pulled too much the second ring, and those 2 rings collapsed.
I thought it was a nice place where putting a bead, like when you are making a cabochon. I took one random stone and tried, I had to test tat a couple of rings more to find the right number of stitches, but it seems it could work.

Something to play with, again, definitely 😋

The shuttle you see in pictures, it is a shuttle made in USA, called "The Astro-Knot Tatting shuttle". It's a most welcome gift from the Colours' Fairy, Fox (tat-ology), she sent it a very long time ago! These shuttles are made one by one on a 3D printer! Thanks again, Fox!

Ciao,
Ninetta

5 comments:

  1. I have been following your new technique, yes I think it would work for a large bead or gem. I look forward to more for your ideas

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  2. I love your idea!! Flat is looks super, and around the cabochon it's awesome!!!! :)

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  3. Cool!!! Around the cabochon, it reminded me of my inverted tatting experiment. I'm guessing the tds will have more texture than the inverted tatting. Will try it some day.

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  4. Thank you dears!
    Muskaan, I can't help thinking of the many possibilities, I can't wait to see what other's can do with the tds, I soon hope to see your and other tatters' experiments :-f :X

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Thank you very much for all your nice comments.

Ciao
Ninetta