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What a difference thread makes....

I just finally finished the PuggaPita doily called Anna. I attempted this a while back and ended up with a twisted wreck of a doily that annoyed me so much I threw it in the draw and didn't bother finishing it. THEN..... I have been going to some tatting days that Belinda Spence started in Melbourne and met the lovely Lea Rako who does hand dyed thread. Not just your ordinary run of the mill HDT....this is SUPER SPECIAL stuff. Drool until you can't drool any more stuff!!! Best of all??? For us Aussies....FINALLY someone right here in Australia making high quality tatting HDT!! (found at ) This is the difference between loving what you are tatting and hating it..... To the right is the first attempt using Lizbeth 40. To the left is my latest attempt, straight off the shuttle, NO blocking, using Lea's thread. Such an incredible difference. From the shuttles, no blocking as yet. This thread was a pleasure to work with. Lea's t