Martha
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2009 Tat Days Teacher

Martha Ess

email: essm@bellsouth.net

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July 12, 2009


Bee-dy Amulet Bag

Students will learn beading techniques: long beaded picot, beads on both shuttle and ball threads, bead on joined picot. Must already be proficient with split rings.

Intermediate

Materials:
2 shuttles, crochet hook small enough to fit through beads, 5 paper clips or safety pins
Size 20 cotton or perle cotton size 8 thread: black, yellow and white
Size 10 seed beads: 272 clear, white, or silver for wings, 274 black, 36 yellow (If you choose not to use beads on the body section, you will not need any yellow beads, and only 232 black beads.)

Bee-dy Amulet Bag Tatted
©2008-2009 by Martha Ess

KITS: Pre-strung beads will available for purchase. The kit will include thread (size 20), beads and paper clips for $5. (Order and Pay when you register online and pick-up the kit in vending.)

Homework:
If you choose not to purchase a kit, please string your beads before class as follows.
With white thread and the clear, white, or silver beads, thread 136 beads on the ball thread and 34 beads onto 1 yard of thread wound onto a shuttle. Do not cut the thread between ball and shuttle.
With black thread and black beads, thread 130 beads on the ball thread and 102 beads onto 1 ½ yards of thread wound onto a shuttle. Do not cut the thread between ball and shuttle.


Tatted Tea Pot
©2008-2009 by Martha Ess
Size: 1” x 1 3/8” in size 30 thread

Block Tatted Tiny Tea Pot

Techniques: Block tatting, Josephine knot

Beginner/Intermediate:  Knowledgeable and proficient with rings, split rings, chains, and joins. 

Materials: 2 shuttles, 1 color thread, paper clip

 


Maltese Ring Butterfly

Students will learn the Maltese Ring.

Advanced: Have mastered rings, split rings, chains, joins, split chains, and Josephine rings and ready to try new techniques and creative tatting.

Materials: 2 shuttles, 2 or 3 colors thread.

Maltese Ring Butterfly
©2008-2009 by Martha Ess

Split Ring Lady Bug

Intended for the student with a rudimentary knowledge of split rings. We will focus on increasing their skills, especially with the second half of the split ring: joining during the second half; throwing off a ring; and beads.

This pattern gives special attention to things that may be done with the second half of the split ring to increase your proficiency with this technique.

Beginner/Intermediate:  Knowledgeable and proficient with rings, split rings, chains, and joins. 

Materials:
2 shuttles, thread in black and red or orange, 10 black beads, 2 beads for eyes (for size 10 or 20 thread or size 8 perle cotton, use 3mm beads; for size 30 thread use size 10 seed beads), crochet hook

 

Tatted Lady Bug Split Ring
©2009 by Martha Ess


On Time: As a courtesy to your teacher and your classmates, please arrive ON TIME to your scheduled classes. If you finish your project early, or would like additional time to visit, shop, or see the silent auction items, you may leave any class early.

Other Inquiries

Teacher email: essm@bellsouth.net

General Tat Days Classes questions: Joanie & Hope

General Tat Days Questions: Hope & Joanie

General Registration Questions: Joanie & Hope

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