|A great display from our Welsh members who put in a lot of advance planning and tatting. They have a talent for producing tatting with impact, just what is needed for a big show. Also they come up with some great projects for group participation. We could all learn from them.|
|The picture at the back was inspired by the work of Helma Siepmann. It shows a tree as it passes through the four seasons of the year. Click here for a larger picture.|
|How many little butterflies in this one big butterfly?! An eye-catching feature that could be the inspiration for other projects involving everyone in your local tatting group, beginners and experts alike.|
|A veritable flower show of tatted flowers in pots! Thanks are due to Ursula Hubbard for this idea.|
And a host of colourful pincushions decorated with simple tatted edgings. The initial inspiration came from the Japanese book "Tatting Lace", ISBN 4-277-26120-5. However, the technique for making them is familiar from bazaars - the pincushions are made from a coffee jar lid, fabric and stuffing, but these have tatting to make them special!
"The idea was to give a small one to anyone who showed particular interest at the show, and a large one to anyone who joined The Ring " said Jennifer Williams.