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Tatting Shuttles of American Collections (2nd Print)

Tatting Shuttles of American Collectors 
by Heidi Nakayama

Tatting Shuttles of American Collectors was published in 2002. This illustrated book showcases hundreds of tatting shuttles and accessories found in America today. Since the nineteenth century tatting shuttles have been both imported and manufactured in the United States. These interesting and beautiful lace making tools have been made in silver, gold, enamel, tortoiseshell, mother of pearl, abalone, wood, plastic and metal. This book includes a chapter on US patents, as well as, tips on identifying the different materials from which the shuttles are made and how to care for them. This is a 2nd printing run.