"But, really, why does anyone create? You feel a... a restlessness inside, a need to make something new, something no one has ever seen before. You want to add to the beauty and the richness of the world with a gift, an offering that is uniquely yours. It's an act of selfishness and generosity, all rolled into one."
Or maybe the eating of the cereal was just a detour on your quest to find the magical treats that you are certain can be found in the bottom of the box. Note that the bag containing the actual cereal has now been discarded. And yes, I live in an apartment, so I don't get to choose the linoleum.
As long as the little carnivore doesn't eat any tatted birds, I'll be happy.
This is, of course, my own cardinal that I designed last December. When I made it then, I did it in size 80 to fit on the satin ball; this time I did it in size 20 to hang on its own. Lizbeth 613 Golden Yellow Medium, 604 Black, and 671 Christmas Red.
This is the only one I've made since the original, although several other people have tatted it. What I don't understand is how, in typing up the pattern, I failed to mark all of the ring to ring joins in the oval that makes up the body, AND nobody told me about it! Obviously everyone figured it out, but if anybody wants an updated, accurate version of the pattern, you can drop me an e-mail.
My "Angels in the Snow" snowflake pattern is now available for purchase as a .pdf file for $3.00 US, with all proceeds going to the Brain Injury Association of New Mexico. To purchase, simply click the "Buy Now" button below to make a payment via PayPal. When I receive notification of your payment, I will send the pattern to you at the e-mail address that you use for PayPal. I'm not online all the time, so please allow me up to 48 hours before you start to get impatient. If you have any questions, please e-mail me. Happy tatting!
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