Thursday, December 9, 2010

Dinner with friends, beaded balls and a crocheted wrap.

Wednesday night , I was invited to dinner with  friends. I and a few of my Tatting friends went over to Elaine and Ivy's lovely home for chinese food.  Elaine and Ivy are from Singapore and they pulled a Sandra Lee on us.  They made part of the food and bought part of the food...The food and companionship was great.  I tried several things I have never eaten before and they really weren't bad.  Unfortunately, Ivy is the cook in the group and Elaine tried to fix brownies from scratch and she put too much cocoa in the recipe...Elaine, better luck next time...We all had a great time and a lovely visit. Elaine made some beaded balls to decorate their tree and she gifted us each with one or two of them.  I loved the little balls and she will be teaching us how to do these at our next tatting meeting. 



Elaine and Ivy by their pretty tree

Extra beaded balls for the tree


Their tree with the beaded balls

A close up of the ball


Some of the beaded balls

Nancy showing off Elaine's wrap


Now, what't the trick to this?


Ok, we want to get it right.  You make a rectangle for the back and two skinner rectangles for the front and you can use any pattern you want?  Hm, I think I can do this....





3 comments:

AMKreations said...

That's so awesome...the bead balls are beautiful!

I have friends from Singapore too and hubby's cousin married a Singaporian. =) Beautiful people! =)

LuAnn said...

Wow Your tatting is just amazing. The Christmas ornaments are wonderful. I hope when you learn how to make the bead ball ornaments you will show us on your blog. Lots of eye candy here on your blog!!!!

Judy D said...

I love those Christmas balls. Are there instructions somewhere? I would love to make some.

Love the shawl.....

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