Vintage Tatting Intermediate Lessons

Enjoy these Vintage Tatting Intermediate Lessons from the New Things Happen to Tatting, published by Spool Cotton Book #159, in 1942

 

What milestone does a tatting shuttle mark for you?

Did tatting edge the fine christening outfit that your mother treasured? Or did it extravagantly edge a hanky that you love? Or does it carry a memory or maybe it had a place on a memorable outfit that you wore. and what homemaker doesn’t cherish lovely household linens, luxurious with the fine art of tatting?

Do you tat?

Chances are you have or you do now – welcome back you’ve succumbed to the fascination of the flying shuttle and the art of knotting threads to create lovely designs.

But whether tatting is an old friend or something new for you to do, you’ll find in this treasured art the appeal that accounts for its present revival.

So pick up these patterns, take your shuttle in hand and start your tatting journey with the “New Things Happen to Tatting” a vintage pattern book published in the 1940’s to begin your journey with

Party-Going Hankies

Prom Trotter

Heart Flutter Edging

Against the Flattery of Dark Dresses

V-Neck Collar

Against the Flattery of Dark Dresses V-Neck Collar

 

The tatted collar will look like a jewel.

Crochet & Tatted Necklace Collar

Crochet & Tatted Necklace Collar

Makes throats and wrist look so delicate.

Portrait Collar and Cuff Set

Portrait Collar and Cuff Set

Tatted Boutonniere’s look as though they’ve been made by Jack Frost

Carnation

Fantasie

Daisy

Tatted Boutonniere's look as though they've been made by Jack Frost Carnation Fantasie Daisy

Tatting creates this Decorator luncheon set

Service for Four Luncheon Set

Service for Four Luncheon Set

Tatting Extravaganza incredibly exquisite luncheon sets

Ariel

Primrose

Service for Four Luncheon Set

Service for Four Luncheon Set

Tatting

Refreshment Set

Refreshment Set

Tray Mat

Tray Mat

 

 

Tatted Doilies

Tatted DoiliesTatted Doilies

Tatted Oblong Doilies

Bread Tray Mat

Oblong Doily

Chair Sets

Chair Sets

Medallions

Italian Cutwork like Tatting

Medallions Italian Cutwork like Tatting

Medallions Italian Cutwork like Tatting

Three Delectable Doilies

 

3 delectable tatted doilies

Medallions Italian Cutwork like TattingTatted Edgings

Tatted EdgingsLuncheon Place Mat Sets

Occasional Rectangle Doily

 

Absolute Beginner Tatting Series can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCG3Q9fgajBVXykAf1u0SkyQThe instructions are here:

http://www.georgiaseitz.com/2007/stricklandshtlbrac.html

One other note,  while the stitches are the same the instruction between the two may read differently as shown in the examples above, experienced tatters can usually use either.

Here are some excellent instructional and Free pattern websites.

Allison’s Tatted Lace is a great little site with resources and free patterns.

Be-Stitched is another website you might find useful.

The Instructables Website has downloadable tutorials you might find useful.

Here’s a link to a 13 page PDF of Tatting Books to help build your Tatting library.

Priscilla Tatting Book – PDF – there are three in the Priscilla series.

Tatted gloves patterntattingTatted bag

 

Free Vintage Tatting Patterns

Here are a few Free vintage tatting patterns that I’d like to share to get you started.

Free Vintage Richardson’s Tatting Book Number 7

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Tatting a Fascinating Book of Delicate Designs | 207 Spool Cotton 1944 Vintage Tatting Pattern Book

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 Digital PDF eBook Patterns on Sale in my ETSY store ready for instant download:

Vintage Tatting Patterns Motifs Insertions | Luncheon Refreshment Sets Mats Tatted Jewelry Set | Towel Linen Delicate Collars Cuffs Edges

Vintage Tatting Patterns Motifs Insertions | Luncheon Refreshment Sets Mats Tatted Jewelry Set | Towel Linen Delicate Collars Cuffs Edges

Vintage Tatting Patterns Edges Collars Cuffs Chair Sets Medallions Insertions New Things Happen to Tatting | Spool Cotton Company Book 159

Vintage Tatting Patterns Edges Collars Cuffs Chair Sets Medallions Insertions New Things Happen to Tatting | Spool Cotton Company Book 159

Check out vintage Tatting Pattern Art Inspiration this article provides lots of images and links to tatting resources.

Be sure to check out our Tatting Library as we add resources for your tatting pleasure.

Thank you

Ruby

Your thoughts, ideas & comments are appreciated