Posts Tagged ‘ historic event ’

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 […]


Tatting Event in the News

7th June 2012 | 0 Comments

Summer brings opportunities for travel, fun and education. This Saturday there’s going to be a Heritage day hosted at a Mount Airy historic site in which tatters will be demonstrating! Too busy to go myself, but thought others might be interested from various perspectives. Historic Farm to Host Heritage Day Saturday


Tatting in Appalachia

2nd March 2012 | 0 Comments

The Mountains of Appalachia have always been inhabited by hearty stock.  Out in the woods today, members of the Swannanoa Valley Museum were locating and documenting old home sites around the valley area.  Many of these homes were quite remote, even by today;’s standards.  We were struck with the fact that the people who had […]


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