19th Annual Tat Days 2021, August 26-29

 

"Tatting Across the Miles "

Miles of Tatting Logo

Thank you Arlene M, Anitra S. & Pam Freck for our great dual themes.
Thank you
Marla R. and Mark M. for the logo design.


 

Classes (Updated May 14, 2021 - Heidi's Class Descriptions)
Descriptions + Pictures for the 6 Sessions
FULL Classes as of June 4th.
CLASS GRID SCHEDULE

 

Class descriptions below are in order by Sessions instead of by teacher. I, Donna, am hoping this will make it easier for you to select your classes. Feedback is always welcome to make each year better. tatdays@palmettotatters.org

You will want to select your classes from here before registering to make it easier to complete your registration. Registration is OPEN.

IF you want to know which classes are full, go to Registration and open the Registration Form. Go down to Classes Section and click the drop-down menu for each session. It will tell you which ones are full at that moment.

 

2021 Teachers (Meet our Teachers)

Anita Barry (VA->FL) Melissa Deputy (NC)
Arlene Medder (NC) Mike Lyon (AL)
Bonnie Swank (VA) Phyllis Schmidt (GA)
Donna Denny (FL) Richard Embrey (VA)
Erin Holloway Moseley (TN) Shawna Wachs (KY)
Gretchen Miller (NC) Teresa Woods (MT)
Heidi Nakayama (CA) Victoria Ong (IL)
Kaye Judt (IN)  


Teachers: If there are any needed corrections to your class information, please let me know, web@palmettotatters.org. Thank you.

 

CLASS GRID SCHEDULE HERE

Thursday Evening, 7:00 to 8:30

For ALL - Kit Required

Tatting in Resin

Encasing Tatting in Resin (Mike Lyon)

(No registration required)

Description - This will be a basic introduction to casting.Tatting in Resin Pendant

Nothing fancy or hard. Just enough to hopefully whet your appetite to experiment at home.

Skills Required - Ready to try something new.

Methods/Technique for Class - Fun.

Materials Needed and Preparation 

  • DON’T wear your best clothes! While this is not a messy process, accidents can happen.
  • Bring to the class any piece(s) of tatting (1” in diameter or smaller) to fit within a circle.
  • Thread size 20 or smaller. Tatting scraps yield interesting abstract designs AND to are a safe alternative to employing your best tatting in this initial “experiment”!
  • NOT WHITE. It "disappears" when covered in the resin!

Provided - Seed beads for “sprinkle." Colored paper for backgrounds. Resin and mixing hardware.

Kits and/or other notationsRequired: Bezels and chains are $9 per set. Both gold and Silver sets will be available. ORDER with Registration and that registers you for the class.


Friday Morning, 9:00 to 10:00

For ALL

Tatting Shuttles

Collecting Shuttles (Heidi Nakayam)

(No registration required)

Description: Come take a journey with Heidi through the wonderful world of tatting shuttles!

Heidi is the author of Tatting Shuttles of American Collectors and maintians this website

https://tattingshuttles.weebly.com/

Required: Show up and bring an excitement for our craft of tatting!

SESSION 1: Single Session, Friday 10:30 to 12:00

Session 1 Friday

Tatted Daisy

Tatted Daisy (Shawna Wachs)

Description - A pattern inspired by Victoria Ong’s patterns. This is a daisy and a 5 petal flower tatted entirely of rings.

Skills Required - Rings and joins

Methods/Technique for Class - We will talk about designs inspired by other needle arts.

Materials Needed and Preparation - Thread in 2 colors (center and flower color), Shuttles, Crochet hook if no hook on shuttle, Scissors, Needle for hiding ends.

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable. 

Five Petal Flower

Session 1 Friday

Dyed Tatting

 

Session 1 - Dye Finished Tatting (Phyllis Schmidt)

Description - Apply SolarFast dye to a piece of tatting to add a bit of color or change appearance.

Skills Required - none

Methods/Technique for Class - Once applied, the piece will be exposed to sunlight in order for the colors to develop.

Materials Needed and Preparation - Bring a small tatted motif/edging. White thread preferred and tatted from cotton thread.

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable. 

Session 1 Friday

Beginning Tatting

Beginning Needle Tatting (Bonnie Swank)

Description - To learn the basics of needle tatting using the ball and chain method. Learn how to join your work. Learn simple method of adding beads to tatting by using pre-strung bead at picot. Learn how to hide the ends of thread and complete a Simple Beaded Flower motif, and if you are a quick learner, we will make a Simple Small Butterfly too!

Skills Required - Just be motivated to learn something new!

Methods/Technique for Class - Bead, chain, close ring, double stitch, join, picot, ring, reverse work.

Materials Needed and Preparation - Size 5 tatting needle and size 10 Lizbeth thread (no dark colors please) and 12 seed beds size 10 or 11. I will have supplies for you to borrow if you need them!

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable. 
NOTE: This class is great for a new tatter or for a shuttle tatter that wants to try something new!

Session 1 Friday

Folded Ring Snowflake

Folded-Ring Snowflake (Erin Holloway Moseley)

Description - Add variety to your tatting with the use of folded rings.

Skills Required - Rings, chains, joins.

Methods/Technique for Class - Folded rings, set stitches

Materials Needed and Preparation - Two shuttles wound CTM with size 20 thread (or size of choice). I recommend 20 or larger for learning folded rings in order to see what you're doing.

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable.

Session 1 Friday

 

Heard Pendant

I Love You More (Anita Barry)

Description - Tat 10 or 25 split rings to create heart-shaped earrings or a heart-shaped necklace medallion respectively.

Skills Required - Split Rings, chaining

Methods/Technique for Class - Double stitches, Joins, Split rings, Chains

Materials Needed and Preparation - Two shuttles wound CTM with size 20 thread 2 additional shuttles w/contrasting color for the outside chain, also size 20 thread

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable.

 Heart PendantHeart Errings

Session 1 Friday

Candy Canes

Helix Candy Cane (Richard Embrey) Description - Learn to tat a Helix Candy Cane with beads and construct a beautiful Candy Cane for use as a Christmas ornament or brooch.

Skills Required - Rings w/picots, Double stitches.

Methods/Technique for Class - Helix tatting, Using pipe cleaners (chenilles) to form tatting into shape, Working w/beads.

Materials Needed and Preparation - Thread size 3 w/size 6 seed beads or size 10 w/size 10 seed beads.

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable. 

Session 1 Friday

 

Chicken or Egg

Chicken or Egg (Kaye Judt)

Description - Talk on this subject (to Infinity and Beyond) can lead to a mile-long discussion, but this mobius ornament is infinitely more fun. The treble tat stitch and swirl join will be taught in this class.

Skills Required - Somewhat proficient with beads.

Methods/Technique for Class - Treble tat stitch and creating a mobius

Materials Needed and Preparation - Students should tat their chickens before coming to class (pattern will be provided) and fill 2 shuttles CTM with mobius-colored size 20 tatting thread and a third shuttle filled with 4 years of size 20 tatting thread cut off the ball for nests. Needle tatters should also tat their chickens before class but have no other prep necessary.

Supplies used in sample include size 20 tatting thread in 715 (mobius); white, black, 691 and 715 (chickens); size 10 tatting thread in 150 (nests); 3 shuttles or 1 tatting needle; seed beads in red, black, and yellow for chickens, and usual tatting supplies.

Homework: Tat the Chickens. Pattern will be provided.

Kits and/or other notations - REQUIRED KIT available to both students and non-participants $1.00
Kit will include 4 mm oval pearls, invisible thread, and beading needle.

SESSIONS 1 & 2: Double Session, Friday 10:30 to 12:00 and 1:30 to 3:00

Sessions 1 & 2 Friday

 

Turkish Lace Edging

Introduction to Turkish Lace Edging (Victoria Ong)

Description - In this workshop, Victoria will teach beginners how to create two different basic edging patterns (Net Edging 2, Bicolor Fringe Edge). Learning points: Knots and Loops-The Fundamental Units in Needle Lace Technique: Increasing Loops in a Row,  Decreasing Loops in a Row, Casting on New Color or Adding More Thread, Good Practice with Tail Ends, and Casting on undoing Knots and Mistakes.

Skills Required - Must be comfortable using short needles similar in size to sewing needles. Must have good hand and eye coordination.

Methods/Technique for Class -  Turkish Needle Lace: Knotted Lace Techniques

Materials Needed and Preparation - Required: Gold-plated tapestry needle size #18. Lizbeth size 10 thread. Sharp scissors, Seam ripper, Needle thread. Handkerchief with hemstitching (check out Handy Hands), scarf, or wide fabric ribbon to add edgings. Optional: Desk lamp, magnifying lens for those who have trouble seeing.

Kits and/or other notations -  Kit not applicable.

Note: Edging ruler provided for class.

SESSION 2: Single Session, Friday 1:30 to 3:00

Session 2 Friday

Butterfly Edging

Butterfly Edging (Gretchen Miller)

Description - Participants will learn how to tat an edging onto an enameled metal butterfly.

Skills Required - Knowledgeable and proficient w/rings, chains, and joins.

Methods/Technique for Class -  Joining to enameled metal.

Materials Needed and Preparation -   2 shuttles, small crochet hook, a chain or ribbon to make the pendant into a necklace or ornament (no prep required). Optional materials: Seed beads if tatter is comfortable making bead picots and wants to add them to butterfly while tatting.  

Kits and/or other notations -  REQUIRED: $15.00 The kit is available in one color and is available to students and non-participants alike. Additional kits will be available in vending and includes the cost of NC sales tax.

Session 2 Friday

Candle Ribbon

Candle Ribbon (Phyllis Schmidt)
Description - Decorative candle ribbon for a 3" pillar candle.

Skills Required - Basic Rings and Chains.

Materials Needed and Preparation - Size 10 thread, 2 shuttles CTM w/11 yd & 14 yd respectively.

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable. 

Session 2 Friday

Folded Wing Butterfly

Folded Ring Butterfly (Heidi Nakayama)
Description - This cute little butterfly measures 2 1/2" x 2" in size 20 thread. It is a challenging pattern. This is a smaller version of my larger butterfly pattern published in the IOLI Bulletin. It can be done with or without beads.

Skills Required - Split Rings. Folded rings and double picots helpful but not necessary

Methods/Technique for Class - Folded split ring, double picot w/beads.

Materials Needed and Preparation - For one wing: two shuttles CTM shuttle one 1 1/2 yards, shuttle two 2 yards. Beads must be strung before class. 29 seed beads on shuttle one and 5 seed beads on shuttle two. For body: 2 shuttles CTM with 3/4 yard each.

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable. 

Session 2 Friday

 

Wheel Earring Dangle

Re-inventing the Wheel (Richard Embrey)
Description - Use Pearl tatting and thrown off rings to create a bracelet, necklace, and earrings.

Skills Required - Pearl tatting and Thrown-off  (Floating) rings, working w/beads.

Methods/Technique for Class - Pearl tatting and Thrown-off (Floating) rings, working w/beads, beaded mock picot.

Materials Needed and Preparation - 12 mm Bugle Beads, Size 20 thread, Size 11 seed beads

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable.

 Wheel Earrings Wheel Bracelet

Session 2 Friday

Bettina Triangles

Bettina Triangle (Anita Barry)
Description - Tat ring and chain triangles to create a quilt-like effect.

Skills Required - Last to first join.

Methods/Technique for Class - Rings, Chains, Joins, Last to first join.

Materials Needed and Preparation - Two shuttle wound CTM w/size 20 thread.

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable. 

SESSIONS 2 & 3: Double Session, Friday 1:30 to 3:00 and 4:00 to 5:30

Sessions 2 & 3 Friday

Sugar Plum Fairy

Sugar Plum Fairy (Erin Holloway Moseley)
Description - Make a Fairy out of a clothespin and a few odds and ends

Skills Required - Rings, Chains, Down picots, Catherine Wheel joins.

Methods/Technique for Class - Working w/long measured picots, refresher of split chain technique for Catherine Wheel joins, simple sewing for application of underskirt. Make a wig from embroidery thread.

Materials Needed and Preparation - Two shuttle wound CTM w/Liz Metallic thread.

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable. 

Note: Erin will have clothespins, tulle, and embroidery thread available.

Sessions 2 & 3 Friday

Smiles of Tatting

(S)miles of Tatting (Mike Lyon)
Description - Everyone needs a smile. Here is a tatted one for gifting or use on your COVID mask.

Skills Required - Patience, BDSMethods/Technique for Class - Balanced Double Stitch

Materials Needed and Preparation - Red thread, size 40 used in the 3 1/4" original (larger thread will yield a larger 'smile').

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable. 

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SESSION 3: Single, Friday 4:00 to 5:30

Session 3 Friday

 

Seasonal Earrings

Seasonal Earrings (Gretchen Miller)

Description - Participants will learn how to tat an edging onto a pair of enameled metal earrings.

Skills Required - Knowledgeable and proficient w/rings, chains, joins, & comfortable working w/beads.

Methods/Technique for Class -  Joining to enameled metal, adding beads to picots.

Materials Needed and Preparation - 2 shuttles, small crochet hook, beading needle (no prep required).

Kits and/or other notations -  REQUIRED: $15.00 (kit contains enameled copper leaves, sterling silver ear wires, coordinating thread in Lizbeth 20, and seed beads. Includes the cost of NC sales tax. Kit is available to non-class participants at the same price.

Color choices: Winter, Spring, Summer, or Autumn.

Session 3 Friday

Grape Earrings

Nina's Grape Earrings (Bonnie Swank)
Description
 - Use 1 shuttle & ball or tatting needle #7 or #8 w/glazed cotton or metallic thread and beads.

Skills Required - Rings, chains, lock joins, reverse work, shoelace trick, use of glazed cotton or metallic thread and lots of beads.

Methods/Technique for Class - Pre-stringing beads of varying sizes in specific order. Concept of 'up' and 'down' bead placement. Use of shoelace trick to change direction of chains and use of lock join.

Materials Needed and Preparation - For each earring, you will need 2 yards of thread (HY-Mark #12 Glazed Cotton Button Sewing Thread, or DMC Metallic), 110 seed beads size 10 or 11, five 3mm beads and two 4mm beads.
Stringing order for shuttle tatting: Shuttle 40-seed, 1-3mm, 1-4mm, 1-3mm, 5-seed; Ball 23-seed, 1-3mm, 10-seed, 1-3mm, 10-seed, 1-3mm, 11-seed, 1-4mm, 7-seed.Stringing order for needle tatting: Ball 5-seed, 1-3mm, 1-4mm, 1-3mm, 23-seed, 1-3mm, 10-seed, 1-3mm, 10-seed, 1-3mm, 11-seed, 1-4mm, 7-seed, plus 36-40 presorted loose seed beads.

Kits and/or other notationsKit available. Student $10.00; Non-Class $12.00
Additional notes: these elegant earrings reminded me of winding country roads! The pattern is just one ring, four chains and you're done! They are quick and easy to tat, don't let the beads scare you!

The One Strip Bracelet (Bonnie Swank) in session 5 was created to coordinate with these earrings.

All skill levels are welcome!

Session 3 Friday

 

Tatted Mum Flower

Tatted Mum (Shawna Wachs)
Description
 - Tatted mum inspired by Victoria Ong (based on Turkish Needle Lace); entirely made of tatted rings.

Skills Required - Rings and joins.

Methods/Technique for Class - We will discuss designs inspired by other needle arts.

Materials Needed and Preparation - Thread in 2 colors (center and flower color), Shuttles, Crochet hook if no hook on shuttle, Scissors, Needle for hiding ends.

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable.   

Session 3 Friday

 

Pink Flamingo

Pink Flamingo (Anita Barry)
Description
 - Mostly chaining and alligator joining a Flamingo

Skills Required - Double stitches, Chains, Rings, Picots, Unflipped RODS, Alligator joins, Joins, Single Shuttle Split Rings.

Methods/Technique for Class - Double stitches, Chains, Rings, Picots, Unflipped RODS, Alligator joins, Joins, Single Shuttle Split Rings.  

Materials Needed and Preparation - Two shuttles would CTM w/size 20 pink thread. 

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable. 

SESSIONS 3 & 4: Double, Friday 4:00 to 5:30 and Saturday 9:00 to 10:30

Sessions 3 & 4 Friday and Saturday

Pinwheel

Square Pinwheel (Heidi Nakayama)
Description
 - This iconic pattern from Dora Young’s original 1974 book “All New Knotless Tatting” has been updated into modern shorthand. This unusual pattern produces a surprising texture. Enjoy a simple, but challenging single shuttle and ball pattern.

Skills Required - Basic stitches are used in this pattern, with an abundance of lock stitch (shuttle joins). One split chain is used but can be bypassed if desired

Methods/Technique for Class - Split chain will be shown.

Materials Needed and Preparation - One shuttle and ball of thread. If using one color, CTM can be used. Using two colors is suggested for a more dramatic effect.

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable. 

NOTE: This pattern takes around 6 hours or more to complete.

Homework at Tat Days: Working on this pattern between classes will be necessary to have a complete understanding of the pattern. You will have some free time Friday evening.

Beads: This class is taught without beads, but instructions for beads will be included in the pattern for advanced tatters. Contact the teacher for bead requirements if desired. 

Sessions 3 & 4 Friday and Saturday

Helix Cord Candy Cane Tiara

Helix Candy Cane Tiara (Richard Embrey)
Description
 - Use Helix tatting to make a Candy Cane Tiara

Skills Required - Double stitches, Rings w/picots.

Methods/Technique for Class - Helix tatting, Thrown-off (Floating) rings

Materials Needed and Preparation - Thread size 3 (or size 10 if using beads), tiara base (optional combs). 

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable.

SESSION 4: Single, Saturday 9:00 to 10:30

Session 4 Saturday Bangle Medallion

Medallion in Bangle (Melissa Deputy)

Description - To practice working w/beads and use of bangle to put work inside.

Skills Required - Working with beads.

Methods/Technique for Class - Beads

Materials Needed and Preparation - Thread, CTM can be worked in size 10 or 20. Sixty size 11/0 beads. Bangle provided in class by teacher.

Kits and/or other notations - Kit Not Applicable. 

Note: If a needle tatter is comfortable working with a shuttle pattern, they are welcome but I don't needle tat.

Session 4 Saturday

Needle Lace Daisy

Needle Lace Daisy (Victoria Ong)

Description -  In this worksop, Victoria will teach beginners how to make a fringe flower that looks like a daisy. Learning Points: Knots and Loops - The Fundamental Units in Needle Lace Technique, Creating the Flower Center Ring, Adjusting Patterns for More or Less Petals, Casting on New Color or Adding More Thread, Good Practice with Tail Ends, and Casting on Undoing Knots and Mistakes.

Skills Required - None but if they take the class on edging it will help more with this section.

Methods/Technique for Class - Turkish Needle Lace: Knotted Lace Technique

Materials Needed and Preparation - Required: Gold-plated tapestry needle size #18. Lizbeth size 10 thread. Sharp scissors, Seam ripper, Needle threader. Handkerchief with hemstitching (check out Handy Hands Tatting for "Cotton Hankie"), scarf, or wide fabric ribbon to add edgings.

Optional: Desk lamp, magnifying lens for those who have trouble seeing.
Kits and/or other notations -  Kit not applicable.

Edging ruler provided for class.

Session 4 Saturday

Endruck's Edging

Endruck's Edging (Anita Barry)
Description
 - Tatting an edging.

Skills Required - Rings, Chains, Picots, Joins, Lock Joins.

Methods/Technique for Class - Rings, Chains, Picots, Joins, Lock Joins.

Materials Needed and Preparation - Two shuttles would CTM w/size 20 thread. 

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable. 

SESSIONS 4 & 5: Double, Saturday 9:00 to 10:30 and 1:00 to 2:30

Sessions 4 & 5 Saturday

Rainbow Necklace

Rainbow Picot Necklace (Shawna Wachs)

Description - Lovely large pendant using spit rings with beads and lots of picots on chains.

Skills Required - Working w/beads and split rings.

Methods/Technique for Class - Split rings, picot gauges.

Materials Needed and Preparation - Size 20 thread in severn colors, 2 shuttles, beads in six colors.
Kits and/or other notations Kit recommended: Participant kit: $10.00; Non-participant $12.00.
Kits will contain thread in all the colors and beads pre-strung in all the colors.

Session 4 & 5

Crinolinda-Doll Skirts

Crinolinda (Erin Holloway Moseley)
Description
 - Make a cute clothespin doll with a layered, scalloped crinoline skirt.

Skills Required - Rings, Split Rings, Chains, Two-shuttle tatting, Block Tatting

Methods/Technique for Class - Create layered skirt using split ring diamonds and scallops, w/bodice of block tatting. Simple hand-sewing for finishing doll.

Materials Needed and Preparation - Two shuttles would CTM w/size 20 thread.

Note: Erin will have clothespins on hand; students can paint or Erin will. Erin will also have tulle, embroidery thread and glue on hand for finishing.

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable. 

Session 4 & 5

Celtic Tiles

Celtic "Tiles" of Tatting (Mike Lyon)
Description
 - Use of roll tatting & celtic weave to produce a small piece suitable as a pendant or a broader application as multiples.

Skills Required - Simple rings and chains.

Methods/Technique for Class - Roll tatting; Celtic weaving (celtic shuttles NOT required).

Materials Needed and Preparation - Two shuttles loaded with any thread color/size. Straight pins and a small blocking board (these will greatly aid in the interweaving of the pattern’s elements).

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable. 

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SESSION 5: Single, Saturday 1:00 to 2:30

Session 5 Saturday

Icedrop

Meg's Ice Drop (Melissa Deputy)

Description -  To make an ice drop using beads.

Skills Required - Beads, use of ice drop

Methods/Technique for Class - How to work with ice drops

Materials Needed and Preparation - Ice drops, thread (size 10 preferred), 39 size 11/0 beads, ice drops provided in class by teacher.

Kits and/or other notations - Kit Not Applicable. 

Notes: If a needle tatter is comfortable working with a shuttle pattern, they are welcome but I don't needle tat.

People who have worked with ice drops will probably be able to complete in 90 minutes. Anyone new to ice drops will take longer.

Session 5

Christmas Tree 3D

Donna's Christmas Tree (Donna Denny)
Description
 - Tatted Christmas Tree

Skills Required - Knowledge of rings and chains

Methods/Technique for Class - Tree is worked w/rings and chains, in the round, 5 rounds, each row has the last chain joined to the first chain, cut, and tied together. Tatting w/seed beads.

Materials Needed and Preparation - Lizbeth size 10 and 135 size 11/0 seed beads. Add the beads to the thread and then wind the shuttle leaving the beads on the BALL thread and do not cut shuttle from ball (CTM-Continuous Thread Method).

Kits and/or other notations - Kit for class participant $5.00. Kit is 135 size 11/0 seed beads, ready for student to add onto thread.

Session 5

Pansy

Pansy (Heidi Nakayama)

Description - This pretty pansy is a wonderful addition to your flower collection. This is a fun and relaxing pattern using basic skills. Although it may not be possible to entirely complete this pattern in 1.5 hours, you will be able to complete it easily on your own.

Skills Required - Basic tatting skills.

Methods/Technique for Class - Dimpled rings.

Materials Needed and Preparation - 2 shuttles. 1 shuttle with 2 yards of size 20 thread in a center color of your choice, tied to a ball of a different color. This is for the first three petals. The 2nd shuttle is for the bak petals: 1 1/2 yards of size 20 CT to a ball. You may use other size of thread but will need to adjust the yardage wound onto the shuttle.
Kits and/or other notations -  Kit Not Applicable.

Note: Bead and sequin will be supplied in class. 

Session 5

One Strip Bracelet with Grapes

One Strip Bracelet (Bonnie Swank)
Description
 - Use two shuttles or tatting needle #8 to make a beautiful bracelet w/glazed cotton or metallic thread and beads!

Skills Required - Rings, Chains, Lock joins, Reverse work, Switch shuttles, Use of glazed cotton or metallic thread and lots beads.

Methods/Technique for Class - Concept of 'up' and 'down' bead placement in ring and chains and beaded picots. Use of switching shuttles to change direction of chains and use of lock join.

Materials Needed and Preparation - For one bracelet you will need 10 years of thread (HY-Mmark #12 Glazed Cotton Button Sewing Thread or DMC Metallic), 500 seed beads size 10 or 11 plus one pink pearl to adorn the pendant.Stringing order for shuttle tattle: Load each shuttle (A & B) with 5 yards of thread and 250 seed beads.Stringing order for needle tatting: Pre-string 250 seed beads onto ball and place 250 presorted loose seed beads in tray.

Kits and/or other notations - Student: $15.00; Non-class: $17.00

Notes: These elegant earrings reminded me of winding country roads! The pattern is just one ring and a bunch of chains and was chosen to coordinate with Nina's Grape Earrings in Session 3! It is a fun and easy tat; don't let the beads scare you!

All skill levels are welcome!

SESSIONS 5 & 6: Double, Saturday 1:00 to 2:30 and 3:30 to 5:00

Session 5 & 6

Train Tracks Medallion

 

Train Tracks Bracelet

Train Tracks Across the Miles Jewelry (Richard Embrey)
Description - Use Pearl tatting and thrown-off (floating) rings to create a beaded necklace and a bracelet.

Skills Required - Pearl tatting and thrown-off (floating) rings, working w/beads.

Methods/Technique for Class - Pearl tatting and thrown-off (floating) rings, working w/beads, beaded mock picot.

Materials Needed and Preparation - 12 mm Bugle beads, Size 20 thread, Size 11 seed beads.

Kits and/or other notations - Kit not applicable.

 

  

SESSION 6: Single, Saturday 3:30 to 5:00

Session 6

Miles of Flowers

Miles of Flowers (Arlene Medder)

Description - Eding resembling flowers growing in a grassy field (or peeking up through snow drifts).

Skills Required - Split Rings, Rings, Chains

Methods/Technique for Class - Split Ring

Materials Needed and Preparation - 2 shuttles wound CTM (usually green), 1 shuttle (green or brown) loosely tried to ball (flower color).

Kits and/or other notations - Kit Not Applicable
Note: Third step involves weaving or threading 2nd round through rings of 1st round.

From 3:30 to 6:00, six of our classrooms will be converted to a large dining area for our 6:00 banquet. It will be your time for tatting, making more new friends, finishing projects, last minute shopping (vending closes at 5 or 5:30), learning about Tat Across Time (see below), exploring Lake Junaluska campus with Doug, or https://www.lakejunaluska.com/activities/

Session 6 - No registration needed.

All welcome.

Lake Junaluska

Image from page 24 of LJ Discover magazine https://issuu.com/lakejunaluska/docs/lju_007-2020-discover-mag-final-web

Nature Walk, Exploring the LJ Campus (Doug Wachs)

Description: Let’s take an hour or so break, rest our eyes, and stretch our legs on an adventure to meet our new Tat Days home – outside. We will take 1.2 mile walk, roll or stroll on the paved trail and discover our leafy, feathered, scaled or furry friends on the shores of Lake Junaluska!

Skills Required: Ready to enjoy a stroll with friends and learn tons from Doug.

Methods/Techiques for Class: One foot in front of the other and assisting friends along.

Materials Needed and Preparation: Walking shoes. Stretching. Optional: bottle of water, hat, camera.

Available Most Anytime

Tatters Across Time

 

Tatters Across Time FAQ (Just find Teresa Woods)
Description
 - Open forum session to answer questions about the Proficiency Program or specific techniques required for program projects.

Skills Required - Interest in or enrollment within the Tatters Across Time, Inc. Proficiency Program(c).

Methods/Technique for Class - Non required although an inquisitive mind is helpful.

Materials Needed and Preparation - Specific questions will require that the program participant bring the phase project. A notebook and writing implement would be helpful.

Kits and/or other notations - No kit is required.

Note: Questions from both Shuttle and Needle tatters are welcome although certain tool manipulations for needle tatting will need to be researched and probably answered after the event.

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Teachers: Write Theresa O. at teachers@palmettotatters.org

Registration: Write Teresa W. at registrar@palmettotatters.org

 

 

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