This is what 5 feet of tatting looks like

A close-up of the in progress work.  This pattern is the Wide-Edging from Ann Orr's book "Classic Tatting Patterns".  Only 2 more rows to go.

An in-progress doily.  This is a derivate of a pattern in the Ann Orr book.  I decided to make it round. 

An picture of an in-progress doily.  The pattern is from the cover of the Ann Orr tatting book. This one is going to take a LONG time to finish!