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Happy New Year from Deck The Trees

7th January 2018 | 0 Comments

The 2017 Deck the Trees event at the Monte Vista was a true success! This image documents the amount raised by donations, “votes” and matching funds for the Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministries’ food and fuel assistance program for needy valley residents during what appears to be a very cold winter.  Thanks to everyone who came […]


Monte Vista Tatted Tree 2017

21st December 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s time for the Monte Vista Hotel’s annual Deck the Trees event to benefit the Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministries’ winter supplement programs.  Thanks to all the contributions from Thread Bears Sherry, Anne, Shonn,  Jill, Jo, Tammy, Leigh and Fran, this years tree is 6 feet tall.  This year, our tree is in the Dining Room […]


Appalachian Folk Festival At the Historic Vance Birthplace

7th November 2017 | 0 Comments

It isn’t often that we as a group of tatters and lacemakers are invited to demonstrate our skills. So I was pleased to receive an invitation from Kimberly Floyd of the Zebulon B. Vance Birthplace outside of Weaverville, NC late last spring. She had heard about The Thread Bears and invited us to attend their […]


Following up on Tat Days 2017

29th October 2017 | 0 Comments

The most wonderful thing about Tat Days is the networking!  For the past 7 years, I have had the privilege of meeting tatters from all over the United States, Canada and the UK.  Many of whom are marvelous persons,  experienced at the art and craft of tatting and who have influenced so many of us as […]


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 […]


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