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Award for The Thread Bears Tatting Blog

6th August 2017 | 2 Comments

I was pleasantly surprised this past week to receive notification that The Thread Bears has won a place among the top 75 Tatting Blogs!  This means we are permitted to use the award banner you see here now.  Thanks to any of you who helped make this happen! Keeping up a blog isn’t easy, especially […]

The Never Ending List of Projects

25th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Every so often, projects are actually completed, at least that’s how it seems.  There are always several shuttles filled with thread attached to some length of edging, shuttles filled with some odd color of thread for demonstration or to help someone tat their way into or out of their current situation.  But then tatters also […]

Tatted edging Phase 1

16th March 2017 | 0 Comments

  Well, my adventure into designing that began with the Barbara Foster’s reprint of several older books now known as “Tatting: A Potpourri of Patterns” began in the frustration of having to wade through a pattern written in language now more than a century old.  Sometimes those patterns are easier to read, and sometimes they […]

Happy New Year!

9th January 2017 | 0 Comments

The final tally has come in from the Monte Vista Hotel’s Deck the Trees Benefit for the Swannaoa Valley Christian Ministries. The event raised a total of $12,645 so that the SVCM could assist needy residents of the Valley this year. This came from sponsorships from local businesses as well as the “votes” for the […]

Three Weeks to Tat Days

25th August 2016 | 0 Comments

 Taking care of business The days are passing quickly, almost too quickly.  There are still things to be accomplished, but some are already done.  Last year at the Tat Days, I bought one of the long sleeve denim shirts embroidered with the Palmetto Tatters Guild palm tree logo.  Many conference participants have a variety of […]

Tat Days Countdown

14th August 2016 | 0 Comments

    With only 4 weeks to go until Tat Days 2016, I am husting to get all my personal projects finished.   The denim guild shirt has all my tatting samples attached.  I’m happy with the results and will wear it with pride this year.  Today will be spent working up the video.  I’d […]