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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 […]


Back to the Drawing Board

16th July 2017 | 0 Comments

Having had to stop working on my LLBean Top in favor of other projects for the group, for Tat Days and for the Yule Tree at the Monte Vista Hotel, at last I am ready to return to the blouse edging.       Here is the basic design I had drawn out some time […]


Who Needs Extra Shuttles?

15th June 2017 | 0 Comments

I am rapidly coming to the conclusion that la tatter should only have enough shuttles or needles to complete the project.  Any more and you never quite get finished.  oh….  but if you are a teacher?  What if you need that extra tatting needle or shuttle to demonstrate how a particular technique is carried out? […]


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