These gorgeous decorations have been handmade by one of our local customers! She uses a technique called tatting, or shuttle lace, which is craft that has been passed down through the centuries to create a distinctive looking lace. Making these decoration kept her out of trouble over the past year or so and we feel honured to be selling them in our shop. We hope you appreciate their beauty, and the time and love that has gone in to each and every one.
Choose from 3 types of star and one beautiful angel, or buy the whole set of 5 for £12.50.
By using a thread carrying shuttle, one winds thread on the shuttle, then works stitches over the fingers onto the center thread. Knots, loops and picots are fashioned to create a tatted lace; and then the different sections can be arranged into any number of positions - in this case resulting in intricate star formations!
They are approximately 6cm across. As they are handmade they do vary.