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Alternate Thread Motif

Teacher - Shawna Wachs
Level 3 Shuttle

Description: We will be learning the alternate thread technique. There will be a discussion for the first part of class discussing the ShuttleBrothers’ technique. Thought behind the technique and application of the technique. After exploring the possibilities, we will make a 6 pointed motif.
Skills Required: Basic Tatting Skills (Rings, Chains, Picots, Chains)
Methods or Technique for Class: Alternate Thread use, Thrown-off rings, and Working w/2 shuttles
Supplies Needed: 2 shuttles with hooks or 2 shuttles and a crochet hook. Wind each shuttle with 3 ½ yards of thread, 2 different colors
Pre-Class Preparation: Wind 3.5 yd thread onto each shuttle, different colors on each. Cut away from the balls
Kit: No
Notes: I do not know if this can be done by needle. Must be very good at needle tatting to attempt this project. May require the use of two separate needles

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