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The Art of Tatting Jewelry

Posted by GMC Group Published See GMC Group's 257 projects » © 2018 Lyn Morton / GMC Distribution · Reproduced with permission. · The Art of Tatting Jewelry by Lyn Morton, published by GMC (£14.99, available from www.thegmcgroup.com)
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  • How to make a pair of beaded earrings. Five Petal Flower - Step 2
    Step 1

    Large earrings
    Follow the pattern for Ring 1 and Chain 1 of the pendant. Repeat twice more (3 petals). 
Tie and cut. Secure all ends before trimming.

  • How to make a pair of beaded earrings. Five Petal Flower - Step 3
    Step 2

    Pendant
    Place 110Bs onto the thread before winding 80in (2m) onto the shuttle. Leave attached to the ball. Keep 65Bs on the ball thread and put the remaining 45Bs on the shuttle side. Place 6Bs in the RRH for Ring 1.

    Ring 1: 5DS, 4Bs tog, 5DS, P, 5DS, 4Bs tog, 5DS. Close ring. RW.

    Chain 1: 3DS, B, * 2DS, B *, repeat from * to * 3 times, 2DS, 4Bs tog, 2DS, B, repeat from * to * 4 times, 3DS, join to the P on the end of the ring. RW.

    Diagrams
    Complete Pendant
    Detail of Petal

    Repeat the ring and chain 4 times (5 petals).

    After joining the last chain to the last ring, join to the start of Chain 1. Tie and cut.

    Thread a length of double thread through the center beads of the motif and draw gently together to hold the center together. Tie and cut. Secure all ends before trimming.

    Ease the motif into shape, place a jump ring through a bead at the end of a petal and your pendant is ready to hang on a chain.

    Repeat the ring and chain 4 times (5 petals).

    After joining the last chain to the last ring, join to
    the start of Chain 1. Tie and cut.

    Thread a length of double thread through the center
    beads of the motif and draw gently together to hold
    the center together. Tie and cut. Secure all ends
    before trimming.

    Ease the motif into shape, place a jump ring
    through a bead at the end of a petal and your
    pendant is ready to hang on a chain.

  • How to make a pair of beaded earrings. Five Petal Flower - Step 3
    Step 3

    Tie the center beads together and attach to the earring findings.

  • How to make a pair of beaded earrings. Five Petal Flower - Step 4
    Step 4

    Small earrings
    Place 20Bs onto the thread before winding the shuttle with 20in (0.5m). Leave attached to the ball. Keep 5Bs on the shuttle thread and place 15Bs in the RRH.

    Ring of 2DS, 4Bs tog, repeat 4 times, then 2DS. Tie and cut. Secure all ends before trimming. 
Place a pin earring through the center of the lace to complete.

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