Experienced tatters in search of especially delicate and beautiful tatting projects need look no further than this outstanding collection of patterns. Master tatter and traditional artist Janet Carroll has compiled 44 designs — some incorporating threads of two different colors as well as new and advanced techniques. With them, needlecrafters will be able to create an exceptional treasure chest of heirloom-quality doilies, Christmas tree ornaments, and much more. Clear instructions explain how to produce such lovely patterns as the delicate Ellipse, and Exquisite Crowning Touch, dainty edgings for throw pillows, cushion covers, pillow cases, tablecloths, napkins, handkerchiefs, collars, cuffs, and other domestic articles. Sure to add a special touch to linens and other fine fabrics, the lacy symmetry of these superb designs — clearly photographed for each project — will challenge intermediate and more advanced tatters.