Designer of the Week – Lyn Morton

Recently, I was incredibly honored when I received an email from Lyn Morton’s publishing company, asking if I would be interested in having Lyn submit a blog entry for the Designer of the Week program.  I couldn’t reply fast enough!  The entry below penned by Lyn features her Circle of Life design, from her new book The Art of Tatting Jewelry.  (And before you ask, yes, I have requested information on purchasing the book to make it available to you!)

Lyn writes:

When I was in the Turkish city of Mugla I tripped on a pavement and fell hurting my face quite badly.  No sunbathing for the rest of my holiday but a great shady spot near the pool and lots of tatting. Great interest was shown by fellow guests not only in my bruises but what I was making. I made about 20 or so of the Circle of Life patterns while teaching a few of the ladies to tat. Their rewards were the circles we made together. We had lots of laughs and I made some friends; particularly the 4 year old little girl called Daisy who felt it was her duty to come and ask me if I was OK about once every hour.  What joy tatting is.  It lightens even our darkest hours.

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  1. Wow, this is wonderful! I was contacted by The GMC Group about doing a book review on Lyn’s newest book, and this is the very pattern that I had chosen. It is so neat to read the story of how this pattern came to be named such!

    Thanks for sharing!!

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