Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Random thoughts

I stopped by the craft store last night to get 2 new shuttles. I'm going to try plastic as I'm still clumsy with the shuttles and the metal shuttles tend to fray my threads. I have been getting better, but still not as good as I would like. I also went looking for definition of terms and instructions. There are several patterns I want to try, but they contain techniques that I am not familiar with -- not too surprising since I am such a beginner. I was all gung ho to tat when I got my errands finished, but my allergies would not permit anything but sleep. Maybe tonight.

1 comment:

Lace-lovin' Librarian - Diane said...

Hi, Kelly! I had trouble with the metal shuttles too. When I switched to the plastic I did really well. Of course I then had to expand my collection of shuttles to include some really fancy ones... collecting needlecraft materials, tools, and patterns is an addiction of mine! I hope you have success with the shuttle tatting. I have better control with a shuttle than with a needle, but everyone's different!