Archive for the ‘ 2013 ’ Category

December Happenings

4th January 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s not been that Thread Bears hasn’t been here, but our web hosting service has been moving things around their servers and so for the past 3 weeks, access to this site has not been available.  But HOORAY!!!   Things resurfaced just after Christmas Day and things have been better, now that I have the […]

Since Tat Days

2nd December 2013 | 0 Comments

It has taken until now to catch up with all the goings on since Tat Days.  I greatly appreciate all the hard work that goes into such a conference.  The number of details can be almost overwhelming for a small group of people, but the leadership at Palmetto Tatters pulls off everything with skill and […]

Beaded Icicles

26th November 2013 | 0 Comments

  It’s almost time to prepare our Yule Tree for the lobby of the Monte Vista Hotel.  Our tree is only 4 feet tall and we don’t have the largest amount of tatted ornaments to go on the tree.  But some years ago, our Senior member Leigh Jones, an avid crafter, had a kit of […]

Self-Closing Mock Ring and Needle Tatting

28th September 2013 | 0 Comments

As coordinator for the Thread Bears Tatting Group, a lot of what I revolves around troubleshooting other tatters problems in the tatting world.  For the past 2 sessions we have concentrated on tatting the Self-Closing Mock Ring.  This is a technique that has been refined by the Shuttle Brothers, Gary & Randy Houtz.  Like a […]

We have WINNERS!!

25th September 2013 | 0 Comments

The 2013 Mountain State Fair proved to be quite a banner event for Thread Bears!  Of the membership, 3 chose to enter a total of 5 tatted pieces.  Four of these were entered in the Tatting Category and the fifth was entered into the Senior Crafts Category.  Here you can see all the Tatting Entries. […]

State Fair

25th August 2013 | 0 Comments

Autumn means time for the fair!  For the past 20 years, the Mountain State Fair has been held in celebration of life in Western North Carolina.  The Fair means carnival rides, games, music, competitions, farm animals, food and all the sights, smells, demonstrations and fun that you can have! For the second consecutive year, Thread […]