Sunday, April 28, 2013

Baby Bri

Greetings to you all!!

As the clouds are gray and rain is falling outside, I decided to pause and check out the tatting blog world. I really stuggle not being able to tat as much as I'd like so I live vicariously through you. Still doctoring the elbow.

Until I have new projects to show, I'll report on some of the projects I've completed and gifted.

Remember this?...


 


Well, I gifted this bonnet to a coworker (Jan) who became a grandmother for the first time.  She then gifted it to her daughter and granddaughter.

With Jan's permission I want to introduce you to Bri.

 

Her grandmother gifted me this photo.  I really do enjoy receiving photos of my work in context.  Isn't she beautiful.

Well, until the next time, have a wonderful day!!
John

15 comments:

  1. Very beautiful and the bonnet looks fantastic too.

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  2. The bonnet is magnificent and the baby is simply adorable. She will treasure the bonnet and perhaps one day her own baby will wear it too.

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  3. That bonnet is beautiful, and she's very cute wearing it, well done
    Margaret

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  4. Jestem pod wielkim wrażeniem śliczna czapeczka dla dziecka , Zagladam juz od jakiegos czasu i zawsze czekam na nowe prace..Pozdrawiam Z Polski Viola ..

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  5. A work of art and I hope a cherished family heirloom! I also hope a note stays with it honoring the tatter and a mention that even though tatting became very popular in the early 21st century, items such as hand-tatted baby bonnets were still rare! A lovely gift, and a sweet photo! Hope your elbow is mending.

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  6. Hi, John,

    Rub a little dark chocolate on your back molars several times a day and at the same time put a shuttle under your pillow for one week, exactly 5 days before a full moon. Guaranteed to help a bad elbow.

    Charming cap. Beautiful child.

    Fox : )

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  7. A stunning bonnet, John! And what a gorgeous little one Bri is...the two are an absolutely beautiful pair.

    I hope your elbow mends soon. I am also in tatting withdrawal with an injured thumb. Grrr. You have my deepest sympathy for your enforced time away from the shuttles.

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  8. What a beautiful photo! - I love the added touch of the necklace, all very Victorian - or is it Edwardian? What size thread did you use for your bonnet?

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    1. Maureen, I think it is size 30

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  9. Very beautiful job on that bonnet, John. And the mommy and daddy did a beautiful job on the baby, too, which doesn't hurt.

    Two posts! We're busy bloggers, eh? ;-)

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  10. Beautiful Bri! Beautiful cap!

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  11. beautiful bonnet and baby! Did you design it? Is the pattern out there somewhere?

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    1. Teresa, I combined several edge patterns together for the top of the bonnet and created the back. I would like to write out the pattern in the near future.

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  12. Wow, John! That is amazing! I am somewhat new to the tatting world. I am a needle tatter. I would someday love to tat such beautiful things as you! What a gift to give. So beautiful!

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  13. Hi John. I love your beautiful work and taste, and wonder if its possible to get/buy the pattern for this bonnet, its lovely!

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