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Birthday Gift

29th December 2014 | 0 Comments

You can be sure your children know you well, when they give you a gift certificate to your favorite hobby supplier without having to ask which one it is!  One of my DILs found Handy Hands on the web when searching for tatting supplies for me.  I knew it wouldn’t take long for me to […]


Merry Christmas!

25th December 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s just an hour or so past midnight and I wanted to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!   May the New Year hold lots of tatting excitement for everyone!


Decorating for “Deck the Trees”

8th December 2014 | 0 Comments

This year’s assortment of new creations for the Monte Vista’s Deck the trees was made up of white satin wrapped balls covered with tatting in various colors.  Our Tree had grown from 3 feet the first year, to 4 feet last year to 5 feet this year.  Here are Shonn and Kathy as they decorated […]


‘Tis the Season

3rd November 2014 | 0 Comments

We have just passed Hallowe’en.  That means it’s time to prepare for Christmas!  Again this year, The Monte Vista is hosting “Deck the Trees” as a benefit for our local food bank.  We have had an entry in this event.  Finally we have accumulated a sufficient number of tatted snowflakes, bead icicles and garland to […]


Congratulations Sherry B!

29th September 2014 | 0 Comments

Sherry took a blue ribbon at the Mountain State Fair this month with her entry Lillian’s basket.   She learned the technique at a basketry workshop and embellished the final item with tatting!  How Lovely! Keep up the good work, Sherry!      


new lesson with Christmas in mind

29th September 2014 | 0 Comments

Friday October 3, we’ll be exploring the split ring technique as used in Wendy Durrel’s 4-Ring Snowflake pattern.  The pattern is in the lessons section in the menu bar at the top of this page. We’ll be meeting at the Hawthorne Clubhouse on Hedge Rose Court near Shonn and Kathy’s


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