Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Humongous Psychedelic Teapot



When I started working on a book of tatting patterns with buttons, I just assumed I had plenty of buttons on hand.  But when the time came to test the patterns with larger threads, I was surprised to discover how few large buttons I actually had.  Not to mention how little good quality size 10 thread.  Going shopping was out of question this weekend, so I stirred and stirred through my buttons until I found a handful about the same size.  Worked up in size 10 thread, it came to 6 3/4 inches across.  I thought it was garish, if not scary at first, but I think it is growing on me.

Things are looking good right now to have the book finished in early September.  I'll keep my fingers crossed.

By the way, I am no longer getting email notifications when there are comments awaiting moderation.  I don't know if that's a Blogger thing or a Yahoo mail thing.  I try to remember to check, but sometimes I forget.

9 comments:

  1. I do like the teapot, it does grow on you.

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  2. There’s definitely a place for big and bold! Splendid. It’s a blogger thing, they stopped sending notifications. And didn’t notify about the change.

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  3. It’s a blogger thing, Martha and very annoying too. I now have to remember to go to the dashboard to look for comments awaiting moderation! More exercise for BC3, though!

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  4. Garish? No! Bold and beautiful! I do love your button patterns.

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  5. It's whimsy pretty !!!
    About comment notifications - see my post of 4th June ('swept away').
    Easiest way is to click 'Notify me' as soon as you post something new on the blog.

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    1. Thanks for the tip. I haven't found "Notify me" on the screen yet. Does it only appear when you post?

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    2. At the end of each post, where Comments start, you will find Notify me on right bottom of comment box. There is a small box before this, which you click on (a tick mark appears). All comments will be notified through email as before if you click it after uploading.
      I'll email a screenshot marking the area.

      But for old posts, you either go back and click on each or check blogger Comments on dashboard once in a while - just in case someone leaves a comment on an earlier post.

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  6. I looooove it!!!! Tea pots and buttons.

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