Tatting has been around for over 200 years and continues to be a treasured needlecraft and art many crocheters, knitters and other stitchers enjoy. You, too, can learn this delicate and elegant craft with the clear and detailed video instruction taught by Learn to Tat author Janette Baker. Janette's method of teaching traditional shuttle tatting applies to both right and left-handed people.
With just a few basic supplies in hand, Janette will clearly and easily demonstrate for you all the beginning tatting skills and techniques including:
Tatting supplies you'll need How to read tatting patterns and charts
How to properly hold and wind the shuttle and thread
How to tat the double stitch
How to create tatted rings
How to add picots to rings
How to join rings together
How to tat consecutive rings into pretty trims
How to make chains
How to add beads to tatting
When you complete this video class, you'll have gained the confidence and knowledge to venture out into the wonderful world of tatting and start making your own beautiful lace projects! This class includes eight exclusive tatting projects for trims, jewelry, flower adornments, cards and much more.
No previous crochet or needlework experience is needed to take and enjoy this beginner-level class.
Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems.
Also Available as an Annie's Online Class