Sullivans Tatters Shuttle
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Sullivans Tatters Shuttle, Tatting shuttle for making lace. photo may not be the same colour. Make gorgeous lacework designs with this Tatting Shuttle from Sullivans. Perfect for lace edging, doilies, collars, accessories and decorative pieces.
What is it?
The allure of tatting is undeniable. To confirm that just sit down in the presence of any large group, pull out your tatting shuttle and start putting rings and picots together. You will immediately have a whole host of new friends all wanting to know exactly what you are doing. What is it, how do you do it, where can I get it or where can I learn how to do it? Tatting itself is a relatively new art form that is currently enjoying a genuine resurgence in popularity. With just a little practice even a novice can produce amazing lace creations and it’s surprisingly simple. Whether following a published pattern or leaning to your own creative schemes, tatting is comprised of making and arranging patterns of rings and chains and picots. But those simple rings, chains and picots produce beautiful objects that have applications to every needle art genre imaginable. So what’s not to like? Here’s what’s not to like. All the housekeeping. Traditional tatting shuttles require that you wind thread on to them before you can actually start tatting. If you want two or more colors you’ll need two or more shuttles. Or what if you’re doing a very large project requiring a lot of thread? More tatting shuttles required or you have to stop often to rewind the one in use. And where do you keep all of your thread supplies while you’re working? Like I said, a lot of housekeeping. Is there an alternative? They always have the solutions to enhance your creative instincts.
What does it do?
To assist you in your pursuit of all things tatting, Improving on the traditional tatting shuttle, Tatting Shuttle allows you to wind your thread on a separate bobbin and then just insert it into the shuttle when needed. No longer do we need to wind our thread onto the shuttle itself. We can pre-wind as many bobbins as necessary in as many colors as necessary and all well in advance of beginning our project. And when you feel the urge you can just sit down with your Tatting Shuttle and accessories and get it on with your creative self.
Bobbin Tatting Shuttle?
Sullivans Tatters Shuttle are a dramatic improvement over traditional “post shuttles” simply because we can now pre-wind our thread onto any number of bobbins in any number of colors and then simply insert them as needed. The kit comes with one bobbin shuttle, two bobbins and a convenient “winder/keeper” which doubles as handle to assist us in winding our thread on the bobbin. Bobbin shuttle kits come in two colors, white and brown.
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