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Learn to Shuttle Tat
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Janette Baker
Always partial to the delicate beauty of tatting, Janette has a passion for sharing her love of tatting with others. Her desire is to elevate tatting to the true art form she believes it deserves. From her own experience of learning to tat, she realized the need for clear, precise instructions. In addition to having taught hundreds of private students, she has also taught... Full bio »
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.

Annie's online classes can be viewed online at your convenience, 24/7, 365 days a year from any mobile device, both tablet and non-tablet (phones, iPod Touch, etc.) but classes are best viewed on tablets or computers.

Annie's Creative Studio subscribers can enjoy unlimited access to this online class while subscribed to Annie's Creative Studio. If you'd like to have lifetime access to this class, you can purchase the online class or DVD at www.AnniesOnlineClasses.com. The Ask the Instructor, Supplies and My Notebook features available with lifetime access are not available on Annie's Creative Studio.

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