Monday, May 12, 2014

Where does the time go?

Is it just me, or does time seem to be flying by? I think that with the warmer weather finally here, I'm easily distracted by all sorts of activities... watching the birds build nests, rabbits bounding around the yard, mowing grass. Yet, I still manage to find time for tatting!

It's time for another Tollway Tatters meeting. Sue Anna and I decided on Saturday, May 24. If you can make it and need details, please email me. We always have loads of fun!

I wish my tatting buddies from school could come along. They're so much fun!

Last week, they surprised me by showing me that it is possible for two friends to tat together!

This is the ultimate in sharing! I didn't ask, but I'm guessing that some of the kids left their tatting supplies at home and felt the urge to tat. They say necessity is the mother of invention!

One of my fifth graders finished her first length of chain, and of course I can't remember who it was, but she did a beautiful job! I'm blaming the number of tatters I have rather than my poor memory for forgetting who tats what!

I'm making progress on Renulek's Letnia. I find the colors in Arctic Waters very soothing!

My very talented mother has been weaving up a storm with her new love... Saoria weaving!

She sent me this beautiful bag for my iPad mini.

This one is for my Kindle.

This one is just big enough for my cell phone, keys, and wallet.

And to top it all off, Mom made this beautiful silk table scarf! I haven't decided where I want this yet. For now, it's sitting by my side so that I can fondle its luscious texture!


  1. those children make me want to cry they are so sweet and kind. Your mom's weaving is wonderful and love those items and the finial table scarf I would so wear around my neck and show the world! forget the table!ha ha ha

  2. Are you back in school? Hope you're feeling better!

    I'm seeing a Tatting Club starting up soon with the kids! I bet they stay with it all summer!

    I'm so impressed by your mother's weaving, not to mention her other craft skills. How wonderful that you both share a love of crafting!

  3. I agree with Carollyn, wear the silk, it's beautiful! What does the weaving name mean? Does it refer to the type of loom?

  4. Looks like the kids are still making great progress!! :)
    Love your doily!!! :)
    Great bags and scarf!! :)

  5. They are making so much progress, and they look as if they are enjoying themselves too
    Lovely doily, that colour thread is looking brilliant in that pattern
    Beautiful weaving

  6. The bags your mum makes are gorgeous. The doily is coming on well too.
    I bet those children missed you when you were sick.
    Say hi from me to Sue Anna when you meet again

  7. Sheesh, mom's busy! Good work.

    And I love the kids tatting together! What a wonderful time you have with them.

  8. You did brillant work with these children. Congratulations again from a fellow teacher.
    I agree with Carollyn in every word she writes.

  9. It is very inspiring to see how all those children have taken to tatting. And to "share" like that! Wonderful!
    So is your mother's weaving. I looked up SAORI weaving and I'm still not sure I understand it, but it is beautiful!

  10. So very proud of your students! I love what you mother is weaving and gave to you. Happy Creative Hands all around...


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