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Group Effort. . .

1st January 2020 | 0 Comments

Over the past years, we as a group have undertaken a number of projects. The Deck the Trees annual event at the Monte Vista Hotel in Black Mountain has been the biggest one over all. There have been several articles about this event that can be found here from 2018, and here for 2019. But […]


It’s That Time of Year. . .

21st December 2019 | 0 Comments

As a group, we have been involved in 2 projects over the past several months. I’m only going to address one of them at this time because it’s time for the Monte Vista Hotel’s benefit to the Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministries known as “Deck the Trees.” The Thread Bears have been a part of this […]


A Special Message!

27th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Ice Drops are Addictive!

20th February 2019 | 0 Comments

This is what one of the members of the group said to me in the past several days. What could be more enticing than a simple project that can be completed in just a couple of hours – for the faster tatters, or in a day if the tatter is more exacting, uses smaller thread […]


Ice Drop Practice

5th February 2019 | 0 Comments

One of the most popular new patterns taking the tatting world by storm is Diane Cademartori’s “Ice Drop” pattern. The pattern’s popularity took its creator by surprise according to what she said when I spoke with her in 2016. A striking way to surround a simple glass drop bead with tatted rings and chains, decorated […]


Everyone makes New Year’s Resolutions. . .

13th January 2019 | 0 Comments

I’m not really sure where I saw this on FaceBook, but I wasn’t able to find it again, so I had to recreate it from my recollections of what the post had said: Like so many truths, it’s funny mostly because it is true and sometimes the truth can make us defensive about our shortcomings, […]


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