BOOKS FOR SALE

The Paypal buttons below are to order one copy of a book including shipping.  If you would like to order more than one book, email me so I can provide an invoice with discounted combined shipping.


If you prefer to pay by check or money order (US funds only please) please contact me for the mailing address.  We no longer have the PO Box we used to use for this.

I'll be glad to autograph books, but since not everyone wants that, you have to ask for it.  My handwriting is terrible, and I can't promise that I will spell my name right.  Paypal should provide you an opportunity to enter a "note to seller", but if you don't see that, just send me an email.  But send the email right away.  If you wait until the next day, it may be too late.


All of the larger books are full sized (8 1/2" x 11") and comb bound with a protective plastic front cover.  The smaller books are digest sized (5 1/2" x 8 1/2") and saddle stapled.  Books will be mailed in a tyvek or plastic envelope.


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TOYS FOR TATTING



This is a book of patterns inspired by traditional toys, for both boys and girls.  Patterns include the rag doll I had as a little girl, plus the pony/unicorn/pegasus beloved by girls a generation later. There's my personal favorite, the troll doll, too. For the younger children, there is a teddy bear, and a rubber duckie in two sizes.  A rocket ship and dump truck are included too.  In block tatting, there is a train with engine, coal car, box car, and caboose.




All patterns are written in modern tatting shorthand notation (eg. R: 4 - 4 - 4 - 4 clr RW). All except the block tatting patterns are diagrammed as well. This is a full sized comb bound booklet (8 1/2" x 11") and has 38 pages plus covers. 

The price is $20.00 USD per copy.  



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A Flight of Angels



Here is a book of 15 angel patterns, large and small.  Many are a good size for ornaments, and a few are larger, suitable for framing or applique.  There's a very small one good for enclosing with cards, and even an edging.  There's one with a button, and one with beads, a good variety.



All patterns are written in modern tatting shorthand notation (eg. R: 4 - 4 - 4 - 4 clr RW), and are diagrammed as well.


This is a full sized comb bound booklet (8 1/2" x 11") and has 32 pages plus covers. 



The price is $20.00 USD per copy.  



Shipping for one copy is:

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Flights of Fantasy

This is a book of fantasy themed patterns.  It includes 3 dragons: a regal one, a Chinese one, and a cute baby one. There is a fairy, a Pegasus, a unicorn, and a tatted version of the "Unicorn in Captivity" tapestry. Plus, 4 small block tatting patterns: a mother and baby unicorn, a knight and his lady.


All patterns are written in modern tatting shorthand notation (eg. R: 4 - 4 - 4 - 4 clr RW). All except the block tatting patterns are diagrammed as well.


This is a full sized comb bound booklet (8 1/2" x 11") and has 38 pages plus covers. 



The price is $20.00 USD per copy.  



Shipping for one copy is:

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 Tea is for Tatting

This is a book of teapots in various shapes, sizes, and techniques. Full size motifs include Maltese Ring, Antique Rose, Shamrock, Country Garden, and Celtic. There are also four miniature motifs that work up quickly, which are good for card enclosures and small accents. For something really different, there is a three dimensional tea set in block tatting, which includes teapot with lid, creamer, sugar bowl, cup, and saucer. Two of the large motifs also have accompanying creamer, sugar bowl, and cup patterns. 


Patterns are given in both written shorthand form and diagram, except for block tatting patterns, which are text only. The three dimensional tea set has several work-in-progress photos. 

This is a full size comb bound booklet (8 1/2 x 11 inches) with 36 pages plus covers. 


The price is $20.00 USD per copy.  


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Tat's Amoré

This book is made up of groups of heart patterns. Each group has a larger heart motif and one or two smaller coordinating motifs. (One group also has two large size variations.) The group themes include  flower bouquets, antique rose, shell, grapes, freeform, and crewel style.


All the large hearts and some of the small ones have split rings. A few of the large ones have split chains as well. (Of course, you can replace a split chain with a regular chain and a cut-and-tie.) Patterns have both written shorthand instructions and diagrams.
This is a full size comb bound booklet (8 1/2 x 11 inches) with 32 pages plus covers.


The price is $18.00 USD per copy. 

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Playing with Picots

This is a book featuring motifs and bookmarks using various decorative picot techniques: long picots, graduated picots, broomstick picots, and Pearl picots, a technique introduced in an 1862 publication, and apparently forgotten since then. 

There are 19 patterns in all: 9 bookmarks, 2 hearts (one of them large), 2 angels, 3 snowflakes, a tree, a cross, and an edging with corners.
Patterns are given in both written shorthand form and diagram, and most of the patterns have more than one diagram to show the work in progress. Many of the patterns use split rings. The book includes instructions for using picot gauges, but whether you use a gauge is up to you.

This is a full size comb bound booklet (8 1/2 x 11 inches) with 44 pages plus covers. 

The price is $20.00 USD per copy.  


Shipping for one copy is:
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Overseas  $9.00 (This one weighs more)


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The following are all pattern books for making small motifs using the block tatting method.  Patterns are written in standard shorthand notation, no diagrams
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New Critters on the Block

This is my first book of original patterns that use the block tatting technique to make small whimsical animals. 

There are 23 patterns in all: flamingo, cat, rabbit, brontosaurus, lion, hedgehog, bee, octopus, tiger, stegosaurus, swan, penguin, puppy, dragon, fish, squirrel, songbird, teddybear, frog, goose, bird of paradise, mouse, and a hat. In size 10 thread, the frog measures approximately 1 5/8 x 1 ½ inches, and the stegosaurus 1 1/8 x 2 ¼ inches. 

The book is digest size, 8 ½ x 5 ½ inches, and has 28 pages plus cover. 

The price is $10.00 USD per copy.



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Holidays on the Block

This sequel to New Critters on the Block uses the block tatting technique to make small motifs with a holiday and seasonal theme. They make up quickly and are excellent for card enclosures, clothing appliqués, etc.

There are 24 patterns in all: hat, mitten, Valentine heart (with five variations), leprechaun, shamrock, umbrella, daffodil, Easter bunny, ice cream cone, flip-flops, American eagle, patriotic ribbon, maple leaf, pumpkin, bat, skeleton, candy corn, two turkeys, two Santas, two angels, and a Christmas stocking.


The book is digest size, 8 ½ x 5 ½ inches, and has 32 pages plus cover. 

The price is $10.00 USD per copy.

Shipping for one copy is:
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Here is another sequel to New Critters on the Block and Holidays on the Block, using the block tatting technique to make lots more little animals, birds and insects.


There are 23 patterns in all: hummingbird, dolphin, koala, skunk, butterfly, ferret, dachshund, elephant, raccoon, turtle, sheep, lamb, rhinoceros, hornet, owl, giraffe, gecko, whale, bluebird, grasshopper, fox, alligator, and pig. 

The book is digest size, 8 ½ x 5 ½ inches, and has 32 pages plus cover.


The price is $10.00 USD per copy.

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US $1.50;   Canada $2.00;  Overseas  $4.00

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5 comments:

  1. Hi There,
    If I buy 3 books, would postage work out cheaper to Brownsville, New South Wales, Australia. 2530. Thanks.

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    1. It would probably be cheaper. If you would tell me which 3 books, I can weigh them and work it out.

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  2. I'm wondering if there's any discount if I bought all the books listed?

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  3. Do you offer a multi book purchase discount?

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    1. I will have to think about it, a little busy right now.

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