Archive for the ‘ 2014 ’ Category


10th August 2014 | 0 Comments

What do tea leaves, tea pots and candy have in common?  Tat Days, of course!  And Tat Days is only 25 days away!  This year’s theme is “Tatting, Tea and Toffee”  making the connection to the riddle easier to recognize!  This year The Thread Bears took on the task of creating a quilted wall hanging […]

News from Southern Belles

29th July 2014 | 0 Comments

One of Palmetto Tatting Guild’s palm fronds has received some well deserved publicity Check out Let’s hear it for the Belles!

Tat Days Line-up of Teachers

2nd June 2014 | 0 Comments

I’d rather tat than write about tatting. However there’s some exciting news that has arrived in the past week! Palmetto Tatters Guild has released the roster of Teachers for Tat Days 2014 and it’s a wonderful line-up of local talent, nationally known instructors and international teachers! I’m listed at the top, only because the list […]

Lessons From Shuttlebirds

29th April 2014 | 0 Comments

For a number of years now I have been scrupulously avoiding using the Split Chain Technique.  I have watched YouTube videos on it, read the written version of how to carry it out and just about everything I could on the subject.  Nearly every time attempted was a failure.  But at Shuttlebirds Tatting conference, Jean […]


25th April 2014 | 0 Comments

So it’s official!! I am off to Shuttlebirds! Without a doubt this is the longest trip I have ever taken!  3 1/2 days on Amtrack to Spokane, Washington to attend the 2014 Shuttlebirds Tatting Conference.  Last fall when Patty invited me to attend, I thought, “Too far; too much time; too many excuses!!”  With a […]

Lesson 4 – Tatting with Buttons

9th April 2014 | 0 Comments

  We’re going to turn away from beading for a lesson and investigate how buttons can be worked into tatting. Karey Solomon has published 2 works about this topic.  You can find them at her Graceful Arts Fiber Studio Follow the Lessons > Lesson 4 in the bar above for more information