10 October 2009

My own Precious butterfly


Having found the piece of hairpin lace I thought it would be a grand idea to use it before I put it away safely again!!!  Oh, how I HATE being tidy - it's so hard to find things that you've put away tidily!!!

Here's my butterfly.  Very easy pattern to follow - thanks Hope.

5 comments:

  1. What a lovely idea, to include the hairpin tatting! I have a couple of hairpin looms, but although it's supposed to be simple, I can't manage it!
    Gorgeous butterfly - what's the thread?

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  2. Hi Maureen. Thanks for dropping by again - you sure like to punish yourself each day!!!! The thread I used to do the body and outer wing is a Flora HH thread. Colour number is 216. I've used this shade a lot lately - mainly because I've not put it away 'tidily' yet!!!!

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  3. I have done hairpin lace before, but never thought of using it with tatting. Thanks for the idea! Your butterfly is lovely and looks like it is ready for flight!

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  4. Tatting and hairpin lace? The thought gives me massive shudders (I loathe doing h.l. !); however, your example of the combo is stellar!
    Fox : )

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  5. It's cute. I just received some hairpin lace looms from a lovely fellow tatter in Chile! I hope to be doing some of the fun hairpin lace/tatting combo patterns I've seen around.

    Your butterfly is nice and looks like it would be easy. Very pretty, too.

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