Thursday, June 13, 2013

The Dragon Emerges

Here is the dragon, at long last! Can you believe that this:





...is what grew out of that:



Perseverance!

42 comments:

  1. I like him, he's cute, I have just tatted the sea horse with wings, and he looks like he has the same wings.
    Margaret

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    1. Some similarities, but not completely the same once you look closely.

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  2. Fantastic dragon!!!! A lot of work went in between the final version and the first one.

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  3. Wow Martha! That is one cool dragon!!

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  4. He looks gorgeous!

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  5. Love the dragon and the colors.
    Elizabeth

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  6. This is a lovely piece of tatting, and a great pattern!

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  7. Oh wow! He is glorious! Well done!

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  8. That is an awesome dragon! I hope you'll be making the pattern available. It's certainly one I would purchase. Our school mascot is the dragon, and I would love to tat one for each of our administrators.

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  9. LOVE the dragon!

    And Martha - get some sleep. Don't be posting in the middle of the night!

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  10. I cannot tell you how excited I am for your new book. All of the mythological designs I've seen so far are just what I want for decorations for a kid's room!

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  11. Bravo, Martha!

    Hey - what are you doing up at 2:50 a.m.? ;-)

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    1. I get home from work around 0200 (except when I stay and work an extra half shift in a neighboring department). This is entirely normal.

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  12. AMAZING! i dont know what i was expecting your dragon to look like, but he is beyond all imagining...great job!!!!

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  13. He is so gorgeous!!!

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  14. Must tell y'all. I've just had the pleasure of test tatting this dragon and I thoroughly enjoyed every minute. The pattern is easy to follow and the results are AMAZING. I'll blog mine tomorrow or Saturday. I personally can't WAIT for this book to come out with that and the rest of the fantasy patterns too. Martha, you ROCK. I'm in awe of your work yet again.

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  15. That's awesome Martha! I can't wait for the book to be available. I've been wanting to tat a large dragon to frame for a while.

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  16. I have no difficulty believing this EXCELLENT dragon evolved from those bits, because you have the amazing talent to design wonderful things! This will become another classic!

    But I AM shocked to learn that you work such strange hours!

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  17. Wow -- that is one fierce firebreather! I am in awe of your design talent more than ever before (and I was HUGELY in awe before this, so that is saying something) and CANNOT WAIT to get my hands on a copy of the upcoming book!

    Out of curiosity, are they "trainable?" Sapling will want to know...

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  18. I have book mark your page so I can find out when the book will be available. I love it!! Best European woodland dragon I've seen.
    ~ Tatterdel
    aka Denise Smith
    Highland Rim Tatters
    Tatting in the Heart of Tennessee

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  19. Awesome dragon and amazing work on it. I'm one of your fans!

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  20. I want him can't wait for the book

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  21. really cute. Great colors

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  22. Wow, I love dragons, and this one is great!

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  23. Martha that is just simply BRILLIANT!

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  24. I am blown away! That handsome beastie has Personality Plus!
    Fox : ))

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  25. OMG! I LOVE this dragon.. and the baby one too! New book.. when? where? WANT!!!

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  26. Your dragon is totally amazing!! :)

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  27. Awesome dragons!!!! I hope the book is out in time for Christmas tatting. I have several dragon lovers in the family.

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  28. Uh, I did not hear of a new book 'til now but I definitely NEED to have it - I love dragons and all fantasy!

    That dragon is AMAZING!!!

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  29. can't add much to previous comments, but it's AMAZING!

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  30. What book will this be in? I would like to get this pattern.

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  31. Is there a pattern for sale? I'd LOVE to have it. Been attempting this pattern for weeks just from the pics & have been a miserable failure!

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    1. This will part of a book of fantasy theme patterns. I think it will be ready for sale in September.

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  32. Oh my Gosh....I am so ready for this new book. I love this dragon. Wow!! Can't wait!!

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  33. I'd LOVE to see a unicorn pattern in the book ;) I've collected anything unicorns ever since I was a kid.

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  34. Anonymous1:46 PM

    how do I get this pattern? is it for sale or free?
    Many Thanks,
    T :)

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  35. It is in the "Flights of Fantasy" book. Look for the "Books for Sale" link at the top of the page.

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