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Does anybody do tatting these days?

(8 Posts)
JackyB Fri 13-May-22 17:41:16

I learned to sew, embroider, knit and crochet from my mother. She had never tried tatting, though, so I never learned that. Can anyone on Gransnet do tatting and do you still do it?

PamelaJ1 Fri 13-May-22 20:06:19

My great grandmother was a brilliant tatter (is that what they are called?) She made some beautiful things but my granny didn’t learn so didn’t pass on the skill. She taught me how to crochet though.

Baggs Sat 14-May-22 07:33:23

I used to do it. Haven’t for a while. I taught myself and also taught a daughter who just wanted to have a go. She’s good at picking up things like that (like her mum 😁).

I tatted the lace for my sister-in-law’s wedding dress.

There is an unfinished piece in a drawer somewhere….

Mopsx4 Sat 14-May-22 09:23:36

I too have done tatting. I made a few doily mats in the past and recently at my craft group we all had a go at doing tatting. Took a while but the technique did come back.

Patty3 Thu 19-May-22 02:27:17

Yes! I learned tatting from my grandma. It's a great hobby.

Bridielou Fri 20-May-22 21:58:32

Would love to learn but not sure where to start

Ali08 Sun 19-Jun-22 19:50:44


Would love to learn but not sure where to start

YouTube is a great place for all manner of craft videos.

merlotgran Sun 19-Jun-22 20:00:02

Forgive my ignorance but what's tatting?