I made an angel. She turned out okay, although I don't like the wobble on the centre ring. It makes the beads off-centre, and that's probably either my tension needing some tweaking, or the picot for the join should be made with a paper clip instead.
I do like the varigated thread colour, and I like how it tatted: not too firm, but not soft. I didn't block this.
Then I decided to tat this week's homework from Georgia Seitz's Online Tatting Class. It's a pretty motif with graduated picots. The center is supposed to be square.
Does it look square to you? Nope. Shoot!
The whole motif is supposed to end up being square. sigh. Not square.
It's supposed to lie flat: mine curves.
I started with the varigated, but ran out and had to add the pink. Good thing the pinks match. But it looks odd, doesn't it?
The joins no longer line up correctly, the motif is out of shape and off-square. Hmmm I think I'll have to try this pattern again.
The graduated picots look okay, I think.
The thread is fine: it's the
I hope whatever you're doing today, you do it well. Have fun.
Thanks for visiting.
Hugs from Suz