Posts Tagged ‘ tatting ’

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 […]

Very Old Tatting

5th November 2011 | 0 Comments

Our senior member, Leigh had the privilege of having a friend whose own grandmother had created 2 tatted doilies.  The friend loaned them to Leigh so that she could share them with us.  Each in its own way was the most exquisite example of tatting that I have ever seen.  These photos don’t do the piece […]

Getting Ready for Easter

11th April 2011 | 0 Comments

Since we began as a group, several members have chosen projects to work on.  Fran found a dozen pre-colored, light-weight wooden eggs and began the process of decorating them using tatting.  Fran is a needle tatter and her inspiration came at first from Together we worked out the technique for tatting split rings using […]