This category contains sites which offer free tatting instructions and tutorials.
The Online Tatting Class
The weekly lessons are available by web conference and are indexed by year. Classes are offered for both shuttle and needle tatters. Each class contains: a photo of the lace to be studied, the pattern, diagrams, and written instructions. Subjects range from beginner lessons to advanced techniques.
BellaOnline - Tatting
Gillian Buchanan, a Lace Guild certified tatter, writes a tatting column and newsletter for this network. She provides instructions to aid both the beginning and advanced tatter. See the archives for her series on adding beads.
Hands On Crafts for Kids
A simple star project introduces children to tatting concepts.
Il chiacchierino di Isla
This Italian site, translated into English, includes a gallery, shuttles and instructions.
Lisa's Tatting Book Collection
Lisa has reviewed a hundred tatting pattern and instruction books.
Skilled in several forms of lacemaking, Mimi has completed a study of cluny techniques. Her information is well researched, and the bibliography is extensive.
Designing a new tatted work is easier with a stitch gauge. Making one in each size thread allows the tatter to estimate the number of stitches that will be needed in a new project. Seven lessons for advanced tatters included.
Silk Tatting Lesson Book
The complete text, with original illustrations, of this vintage Carlson Currier bookletis on this site.
Tatters Across Time, Inc.
This proficiency program for shuttle tatters operates similar to a coorespondence course. Lessons are taught in three levels: Apprentice, Artisan and Master. Mentors are available to each student.
Tatting ... Just for You
Scroll to the bottom of the page to find step by step tatting tutorial. Free patterns also on site, plus books, shuttles, kits.
Tatting by Marie
Marie teaches the flip in simple illustrations and provides a basic border pattern.
This 'n' Tat
Lessons cover pattern reading, folded joins, beads, and node stitch. Includes patterns and projects.
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