Monday, 19 June 2017

Yet More Hand Dyed Thread

Good evening all. I hope the weather is nice where you are. It's been hot here but I must admit it would be nice if it cooled down a bit as it is difficult to work in this heat.

I don't have much to share this evening apart from an update on my hand dyed thread. On Thursday I painted some more size 20 thread in new colours. I seem to be painting this size more than any other at the moment; I suppose it's because I love tatting with this thickness. Do you have a favourite thread thickness? I'm hoping to paint more sizes soon to add to the 20 and 10.

So the skeins have now dried and been twisted up. I wasn't sure how they would turn out and even though they are a tad more muted that I was hoping, I still think they look great. Keep an eye on my Instagram page for a sneak peek soon and, once I've finished working on some large orders, I'll photograph and list them on Etsy.

Have a nice day,

Heather x

Reading: The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Listening to: Hildegard von Bingen by Garmarna

Friday, 9 June 2017

Tropical Orange

Hi everyone.

I've just listed my newest colourway 'Tropical Orange' in my Etsy shop:

There are currently two 50 yard skeins available in size 20 cotton thread here,

Hope you like it :-)

Heather x

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

More Hand Dyed Thread

Hi all.

Here's my latest hand dyed thread:

This one is called 'Bubblegum Violets' and is available in size 10 cotton thread on Etsy. I've also created it in size 20 and will have that one listed soon. I really love this colour combination.

I'm currently photographing my new skeins, including this tropical inspired one:

I hope to list a couple by Friday. Can't wait to show you all!

Have a nice day / evening.
Heather x

Reading: The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Listening to: Hounds of Love by Kate Bush
Playing: Tomb Raider (2013)

Monday, 29 May 2017

My Second Announcement and A Sale

Hi all,

I can now reveal what I've been up to for these last few weeks:

Hand dyed thread!

I finally started experimenting this year and I absolutely love the process. So far I have four skeins ready and this above is the first. It was dip dyed to create this ombre effect. Each one is this style will be unique due to how it is created, so I've decided to number them.

It is available here.

~Milestone and a SALE!~

I've just reached 1500 sales on Etsy! Thank you for all your support, it means a lot to me. To celebrate I'm running a 15% OFF SALE in my tatting Etsy shop.

The prices have already been marked down and it will end at 3pm EDT / 8pm BST on Sunday 4th June.

Heather x

Currently reading: The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Currently listening to: Buch Der Balladen by Faun

Sunday, 21 May 2017

My Second Etsy Shop

I can now reveal I have opened a second shop on Etsy! 

~Tatania Rosa Art~

This shop is for items created from my art and photography. I've started adding adult colouring pages and phone / tablet wallpapers and I'll soon be listing ACEOs (both originals and prints). There are other products in the pipeline but I shall talk about those at a later date. Feel free to click the picture above to have a look.

Current mood: excited 😃

A New Look

Hi all.

I've decided to start blogging again. I've also updated my blog with a new theme. Hope you like it. You can find all my links by clicking on the three horizontal bars in the top left hand corner.

I have two major announcements to share with you! The first will be in my next blog post this afternoon and the second will be in the next few days.

Heather x

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Currently reading: The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Currently listening to: Granada by Jordi Savall and Hesperion XXI