Bow Tatted Necklace

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This necklace was needle tatted using red crochet thread and regular iridescent beads, and a lobster claw closure.
I learned needle tatting from TotusMel and this is only my second original piece.  I used the beads so that the bows would look more separate from each other.  I thought about really making the bows separate and might try that sometime.  It will just take more time to do.

I made it up as I went along, but it ended up turning out quite nice.



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    7 Discussions


    6 years ago on Introduction

    Penolopy - I am so impressed with how quickly you are able to start designing beautiful tatted jewelry!!! I tried shuttle tatting over the years a few times and just can't get the hang of it. I saw needle tatting on this site done by TotusMel and fell in love with it!!! Thank you SO MUCH for sharing your wonderful creations!

    I guess I never thought about selling the pattern. I wss hoping I could come up with a bunch of original designs and actually selling the product on etsy. I haven't actually written the pattern out so other people can understand, I made it up as I went along and have only made the one. I will have to see if I can get the pattern written out properly.


    7 years ago on Introduction

    This is really beautiful...are you going to sell the pattern? Please...pretty please, pretty pretty please?

    Thank you. I had a bit of trouble taking a picture of myself but thought it would help to show people how it looks on someone.