Posts Tagged ‘ patterns ’

Tatters to the Rescue!

5th May 2020 | 6 Comments

Tatting has always had it’s challenges. For many of us, the first challenge was accomplishing the FLIP. Once a new tatter “gets” that, things begin to improve greatly. But there are always little technicalities in any avocation that someone experienced in the field or craft does not have to be told. These “directions understood” can […]

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? […]

New Years

10th January 2014 | 0 Comments

The New Year is always a beginning, full of potential and with endless possibilities for success.  In 2014, the Thread Bears have elected to look at ways to improve our tatting.  So based on 3 things: Sharon Briggs’s 25 Motif Challenge, Wally Sosa’s YouTube video “25 motif challenge,” showing the designs she used to meet such a challenge, […]

Tatting my fingers to the bone!

19th August 2013 | 0 Comments

The past 90 days have flown by like a leaf in a whirlwind!  Having been accepted to teach a class at Tat Days Conference in September has been a bit overwhelming.  It’s not that I am not unaccustomed to teaching.  I teach all the time.  But knowing that I’ll be teaching in front of  so […]

Preparing for Tat Days

17th September 2012 | 0 Comments

Getting ready to attend Tat Days in Toccoa, GA has consumed nearly all my energy and waking moments not devoted to something else!  You wouldn’t think a simple weekend away could take that kind of concentration, but it has.  And mine was only a fraction of the effort that went into putting together such a […]

Tatting, patterns and the World Wide Web

1st June 2012 | 0 Comments

I have been tatting my heart out! The 10th Anniversary Tat Days is coming in September and many of us who are members of the Palmetto Tatters Guild are offering our services to make the event a success. My contribution is to create centerpieces for 2 tables and accents for the speaker’s table the night […]