Thursday, October 25, 2012

Lil' Black Border Revisited

Maybe because Jane from South Africa is tatting an edging?  Today I have been thinking about the Lil' Black Border pattern I learned to tat back in the 1980s.  (And a slew of other projects...)

Alas, too many tatting To Dos are already queued to start an edging. Unless, of course, it is Be-stitched's Tatted Holly Edging.

There is also Tatman's Back to School Apple, Gina Brummett's Gingerbread Boy, Yarnplayer's Small Maple Leaf earrings and a paperclip horse designed by Ineke Kuiperij.  (The design comes from her Chess Set booklet.) The paperclip horse was shared with the Palmetto Tatting group by Pam Freck, Katharine Buckner and Riet Surtel-Smeulders.

See what I mean about distractions?  *whine* But I have Norma Benporath's Lace Mat to finish. And at least one more charity project snowflake to complete before November 3rd...

Hand-dyed threads (HDTs) are whispering too. 

It is not "4-Eva," not Fancy Fields, not Blue Tango...

All these HDTs are vying for attention. Oh, good grief!

Maybe I'll tat a football instead:  Tatman's Superbowl Shuttle & Pattern


IsDihara said...

Sadly, Jane, there are not! LOL!

tattrldy said...

So much to do, so little time - quite the conundrum! Maybe you should lay them (ideas, patterns, thread) out on the table, put on a blindfold and have the Sprout spin you around, then blindly choose what you're going to do in what order and with what color ;-)

IsDihara said...

Great idea, Wanda! The Sprout will love it. We'll do it tomorrow!

IsDihara said...

At 11:09 AM Jane McLellan left a comment on your post "Lil' Black Border Revisited" (which, for mysterious reasons I cannot explain, was later deleted):

There aren't enough hours in the day, are there?

** jess! ** said...

What colors are they? I just went back to your photo of the ones you got from me, I see Blue Ridge (only blue), Rainbowlicious (rainbow, of course), Pink Lemonade (pink and yellow), and Night Thunder (red, teal, gray, and purple).

IsDihara said...

Night Thunder! That is it! Amazing, Jess, how you can rattle off the names from a photo.

Fox said...

AAUGH for sure!!!

It is so reassuring to me that someone else out there
has this kind of 'ds dysfunctional drama dilemma distraction! I go through this ALL the time!
Fox : ))