6 November 2013

Lots more patterns!!!

Sorry, not mine this time but look what arrived yesterday - the Palmetto Tatters CD of all the patterns from last Tat Days.  Now, where do I start?  

Sadly, nowhere at the moment as I'm having a TIAS crisis.  Well, more than one, it seems.  

First of all I'd got a pattern ready and was about to 'chop it up' when I saw that somebody had done something along the same lines.  Now there wouldn't have been a copyright problem with it as mine was a lot different but it put me off continuing.  

So off I went on another idea.  This one has proved a nightmare.  I like how it's looking and it's not complicated (mainly SR's and 2 SCMR's) but it's a much longer one than I usually do.  Thing is - would you all be prepared to tat a longer TIAS?  If not I'll just finish it and put it on the pattern page.  

It's a design I've been asked to do several times so I know it'll be acceptable.  I suppose I'm sort of in the doldrums with it at the moment!!!  It's also taking a long time to draw and check too.  It'll be another week or so before I can get it ready for the 'big chop'!!!!  Please let me know if you think a longer pattern would be OK.

26 comments:

  1. The previous TIAS projects have taken about 10 days, haven't they? - I don't think it would matter at all, having it a bit longer than that, but I suppose the trick will be to keep everyone guessing until almost the end - otherwise it will lose it's impact.

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  2. I think it would be fine being longer. I also agree with what Maureen has said. I love your TIAS's. It come's at thee right time just after Christmas when we are feeling down after all the rushing to get thing's done for Christmas.

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  3. I'd be happy with a longer one, they always seem to finish to quickly for me.

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  4. Hi Jane,
    No problem for me I think you are with brain cell 3 together clever enough to keep the secret and of course as long as you let us know that there was a good answer we still must wait till the end.
    I think the Dutch tatters will like it
    Riet the B-engel

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  5. Sure! Longer would still be wonderful!

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  6. Hey, Jane, we're in it for the game!! If it lasts longer, it's more fun!
    I'm in!
    tatty hugs from Katie V in NC

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  7. I would happily tat for longer Jane :):)

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  8. I have no problem with it being a little longer. It can take a few more days or the sections to do can be a little longer. Either way is good.

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  9. I don't think it matters if it takes a few more days it's the fun of doing it that matters, not the length of time.
    Margaret

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  10. I love all your TIAS. It really doesn't matter if it is long or short.

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  11. I don't care how long it last I love the TIAS. I got my Palmetto Tatting CD a while back and started with the slipper. Hard to decided where to start,

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  12. I would love to have a longer one! Love your T.I.A.S. They are always so much fun and are at the right time of year!!!

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  13. By all means make it longer! It's always a bit of a letdown when it ends, so keep it going as long as you can! I do agree with previous comments about making sure you keep us guessing till the end, though.

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  14. Longer is just peachy with me -- I could guess what I'm doing for months and still be happy. :)

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  15. Stinker I thought about getting that cd for you! You are hard to surprise just have to work on it.
    2weeks with a couple of weekends is good length. Because I get busy longer time in between works for me.

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  16. 2weeks good length. I know you will figure it all out.

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  17. Jacqui4:55 pm

    I'm on holiday so longer is just dandy for me :-)

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  18. Totally YES - the longer the TIAS, the longer the fun lasts! Go for it!

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  19. Anonymous10:17 pm

    Bigger sections each day or more pattern bits to tat, either one is fine with me. Sounds wonderful already!
    Stephanie W in NC

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  20. Longer just means more fun! :)

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  21. Yes, a longer TIAS works for me, that way the suspense and fun lasts longer.

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  22. Longer is fine by me. If I can keep up, great! If not, I'll just have another pretty pattern to try when I have time!

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  23. Longer is good. I'm always sad when it ends, because I enjoy it so much.

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  24. Jane I could do a longer one...more chaces to catch up...I love your TIAS.

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  25. Sure thing. Anything you come up with would be well worth the extra time I am sure:-)

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