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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


How a new shirt relates to designing

2nd March 2017 | 0 Comments

  It’s not very often that I buy myself new clothes. So when this offer came from a particular clothing company, I looked through their closeouts and found a top that I thought rather pleasing.  So with my offer and the close-out pricing, there was no way to lose. I bought it.  It’s a little […]


Supplies for the Beginning Tatter

19th March 2014 | 0 Comments

Generally speaking, if a “newbee” comes to tat with our group, there are enough extra threads, shuttles, needles, books and ideas to share.  However if someone is starting out on their own, the way many of us did “back in the day,”  a listing of supplies to have on hand is certainly in order.  Of […]


Creative tatting with Buttons

19th February 2014 | 0 Comments

When checking out of our local fabric outlet known as Carolina Foam & Fabric, my eye caught some decorative buttons lying on the counter.  They were most striking and I couldn’t help but think how some of them might apply to tatting. I had already purchased Karey Solomon’s book and was anxious to try my […]


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