South Carolina State Fair

Tatting Booth

Saturday, October 15, 2005

Link to SC State Fair

October 22, 2005

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Booth Pictures
Thank you to ALL who volunteered!

Judging Results


THANK YOU!!! We reached our goal of 4000 Beauties for sharing at the State Fair this year! THANK YOU!!!
We had just a few left that flew over to the Anderson County Fair.


Meter and Maps

Remember, Palmetto Tatters Guild "Dues" are at least one butterfly for the State Fair.


THANKS for Registering your pieces.

Delivery of Fancy Work: Thursday September 29th and Friday September 30th, 7:30 AM - 6 PM. Don't forget your entry cards. Donna can deliver our entries if you get her your pieces before the 29th along with your entry cards.

Date of Judging (Closed to public): October 3rd

Pickup: Monday, October 17th, from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
(Donna will return your pieces at the December meeting unless you need them before then.)


  • Must be a resident of South Carolina
  • May enter one (1) article per class (numbered category)
  • No article having previously been shown at the Fair and having received a premium may be entered.
  • All work must have been done by the exhibitor and within the last three (3) years.
  • A person is considered a professional if he/she teaches the craft, sells or barters his/her work. Unless otherwise designated, all classes should be entered only by amateurs.

In the four tatting classes below, there will be additional judging done by Palmetto Tatters Guild judges and prizes for Best Double Stitches & Picots, Most Innovative Tatted Design, Judges' Choice.
The Recognition Award: A large, beautiful ribbon, $40, and 'Fifty Butterflies' book.

Categories: Home & Craft, Fancy Work, Miscellaneous (Section -0333)
3309 - Tatting - Edging (attached or unattached)
3310 - Tatting - Doily (any shape or size)
3311 - Tatting - Wearable (jewelry, infant and other clothing)
3312 - Tatting - Decorative


Other categories where entries may be submitted in tatting or with tatting (use your imagination):

Miscellaneous (Section 0333)
3301 - Bridge Set - 2 Napkins
3317 - Tote bag
3318 - Placemats (4)

Infant Wear (not over the age of 2) (Section 0329)
2901 - Bib
2902 - Bonnet
2905 - Bootees or Shoes (other than crocheted or knitted)
2910 - Cap (other than crocheted or knitted)
2913 - Nursery Spread
2917 - Diaper Set
2918 - Dress
2919 - Boys Wear
2920 - Pillow (complete)
2923 - Sacque Set (other than crocheted or knitted)
2924 - Other

Straw Work and Basketry Handmade (Section 0351)
Bonnie G??? GO FOR IT!

Christmas Ornaments (Section 0344)
Faye! LOTS of places here to enter for Faye and all you that do those BEAUTIFUL ornaments!
4401 - Religious Ornament
4402 - Large Tree Ornament/Over 2 1/2"
4403 - Small Tree Ornament/Under 2 1/2"
4406 - Christmas Door Decoration - Other
4407 - Tree Skirt
4411 - Christmas Stocking - Other
4412 - Tree Topper (Note from Guild: What about ALL those GORGEOUS Angels you have done?)

Eggery (Section 0343)
4311 - Eggery - Christmas

Dolls (Section 0347)
4704 - Soft Sculpture
4705 - Rag
4706 - Pair Rag

Rugs and Quilts (Section 0320)
You may wish to include Tatting on your quilt or rug. There was a beautiful quilt in 2003 that had a good bit of tatting on it. Click here to see the list of classes/categories.

Work of Adults Age 70 (Section 0334)
3411 - Tatting

Go ahead and register NOW! (At least as soon as the entry forms are available.) Then you can receive entry tickets in the mail, and bring your pieces to Donna (or deliver them yourself) in September. Must bring tatting and tickets to September meeting for Donna to deliver!
Donna will also pick up tatting from State Fair and bring to next meeting on Dec 4th.

For more information on the SC State Fair, click here to go to

Questions? Write Katharine.

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