"Coming in for a landing. That was fun. Now what are we going to do?"
25. Next in 'flying the flag' is Erika with her plane. She says:-
"here is my aeroplane. By a coincidence I have chosen the colours of the Swedish flag! I have had great fun with tatting this. Thanks for organizing this TIAS. Greetings from Eva in Varberg, Sweden."
35. Next to land is another plane arriving at terminal 'tat land' from SWEDEN. This is from Ann-Sofie who says:-
" This was great fun. Thank you so much. I agree with Elisabeth who said "what are we going to do now?"
36. Now landing is the plane from Manie in THE NETHERLANDS. She says this:-
"My name is Manie van den Berg I live the Netherlands. I enjoyed very much of your TIAS. Thanks for that."
Just to prove there is no such thing as 'late in' in a TIAS I have the following Norman from Erika in CHILE. She says:-
"I'm from Iquique, Chile. I was also on last year's TIAS, made this chicken. I don't understand a word of english, it's my son who translates everything for me. Have a nice day. Hugs!"
37. Just about to land is Valerie's plane all the way from SINGAPORE with her comment:-
"My mighty whooping cough has returned two days ago. Hence the delayed departure of VA001 to Straford Upon Avon. Sorry about that. I'd hoped to fix the "wires" (still sticking out) before it took off but I just haven't got anymore energy... Anyhow, you surprised me by not designing a creature. Thanks again for the fun."
"Oh Jane, this has been so much fun! I think that the very fact that you are known for your critters kept this intriguing up to the very end. Even as the shape of the plane became more evident I was never sure that the next element of the pattern would not send our brain cells flying in a new direction. Thank you for a pleasant flight of fancy. As a first time TIAS participant and a relative newbie to the world of tatting on the internet, I can't tell you how much I appreciate all you and others do to inspire and teach.
I think I will send this little jet off to my niece who is an aerospace engineer and just landed her first job in the industry. Have a happy day. I'll be tatting more of your patterns. Sarah in snowy Connecticut, USA (but it is beginning to melt... yipee!)"
40. Next in despite not being comfortable with computers is Lou from the USA who says:-
"Hi Jane! I love your tias. As you can see I did Norman last year and airplanes this year. I am not computer literate but got my husband to help me send you pics. Thanks for sharing all your patterns-I wish I could design but I am not that talented. So many thanks for sharing your talent! From the state of the Boeing Company (seems appropriate) A happy tatter Lou Dawn"
Just GOT to show you Lou's roosters too which flew in on the same flight!!!
41. Next in is from Becky who says this:-