Sparrow Kelley

is creating resources and community for a new generation of tatting.
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Nosy B*tch
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Get access to behind the scenes, exclusive content on my personal projects.  Purely for the insatiably curious who like to be the first to know about all the things.

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Already know how to tat and just want the patterns?  This tier gives you access to Patreon exclusive patterns, as well as in depth looks into some of my personal projects.
Beginner's Circle
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Just the basics.  Learn how to master rings, chains, picots, and joins with in depth video instructions.  Joining this tier will give you access to all of the beginner level videos whenever you need them for as long as you are a supporter.  As a bonus, you also get access to all of the patterns for each month. 

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About Sparrow Kelley

Hello, Patreon visitor!  
I'm Sparrow, the threadwitch and spiteful b*tch behind www.spiteandsparrow.com, where I blog about sewing, witchery, and other random nonsense. This page, however, is all about my first fiber love, traditional shuttle tatting.

What the f*ck is tatting?
While it might sound like tattoo parlor slang or an obscure jazz drum solo technique, tatting is actually an ancient lacemaking technique. It's been around so long, no one actually knows where it originated.   Using a shuttle, knots are repeated over and over in a single length of thread to create intricate designs.  And I'm here to teach you how to do it.

Sounds cool, how does this work?
Patreon might seem like a strange platform for crafting lessons, but like the art of tatting itself, I think there's a lot of untapped potential here.  With the tiered system, you can select what skill level you're ready for, and learn at your own pace.  You'll retain access to all of the lessons at your level for as long as you're a supporter. There's no limit to how many times you can access videos, patterns, and discussions.  

More than that, Patreon is specifically designed to build a community.  I'm not interested in just teaching you how to make some knots in thread and sending you on your merry way.  I want to start a tatting revival, and bring this art out of the dusty corners of the craft-o-sphere.  I want a space where we can share ideas and push this craft beyond the doilies and handkerchief edgings expected of it.

Ready to get knotty? 
This isn't your grandma's tatting lessons.  Over the next year (2019), I'll be uploading detailed, no bullshit lessons, starting with the absolute beginner stuff and working through every technique that I've picked up in over two decades of working the shuttles.  January and February will be dedicated to the basics.  After that, we'll be working through more advanced techniques.  Every month I'll be providing patterns that are designed to challenge you and help you practice the skills you've learned.  You can sign up for any level whenever you're ready, and change or cancel your support as needed.  Just click the "join tier" button under your level of choice to get started.

Bonus things!
-All patrons get %10 off in the official Spite & Sparrow shop!
www.spiteandsparrow.com
-Use and follow these official hashtags to stay connected: #theknottednest #getknottymakelace 

Have more questions?
Contact me directly at [email protected] 

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