01/05/2017 Tatting Newsletter

01/05/2017 Tatting Newsletter
Happy New Year! 2017
The new year has begun so we need to make plans. Let this be the year that all tatters attend at least one tat days event. And we have lots of choices.

In the US southeast watch for the dates for the Sunshine State Tatters event in late January or early February. Contact Ruth Perry for details: https://tatting.files.wordpress.com/2017/01/sunshine-state-tat-days-2017.pdf


April 1 is International Tatting Day.

Also in April is the Fingers Lakes event in Hector New York. https://www.fingerlakestatting.com/ No date listed yet. Contact Karey Solomon for details: https://www.gracefulartsfiberstudio.com/ or threads@empacc.net

Early May features the Shuttlebirds 2017 workshop of "A Flurry of Flakes," May 4-7, 2017. You can either register by regular or Snail mail (opens December 27 at noon (PST) and goes through March 27, 2017; or online (which also opens at noon (PST) on December 27 and goes through March 27, 2017, at 9 p.m. (PST).

Shuttlebirds Tatting Guild Scholarships are also available!!!! Applications will be accepted from now until March 1, 2017. Please go to Shuttlebirds.com and download the application. A great way to come and enjoy, even if funds are low.

Summer bring us the International Organization of Lacemakers, Inc. annual convention. The Liberty Lacers & International Organization of Lace, Inc. invite all tatters and other lacers to join them for the 64th Annual IOLI Convention
Sunday, July 16 - Saturday, July 22, 2017 King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Class information:

Registration Form:


September is the Palmetto Tatting Guild annual Tat Days in Tocca GA.
Tat Days 2017, September 8-9 CALL FOR TEACHERS AND LOGOS "Tat A Con"
All about tatting - all aspects, all moments, all stitches, all designs, all purposes, and all people. Teacher Apps due Mid-February 2017. Logo Design Ideas due Mid-February 2017.

The Fringe Tatters in Canada are planning their big days in Cambridge, Ontario, on September 22nd and 23rd 2017 - They'll let you know in the e-newsletters about teachers and classes for the event so sign up for it at: fringetatters@gmail.com Theme for 2017: ``Bin there, Done Tat!!``

All guilds are welcome to send their info in and I will gladly share. I would be happy to hear from any groups overseas, too.

And, for those who cannot travel, you are welcome to attend The Online Tatting Class weekly meetings. It is free and fun. We meet in a private classroom online and are multilingual. Please look at the lesson for last year here: https://www.georgiaseitz.com/2016/2016index.html

Please visit tatting.bellaonline.com for even more great content about Tatting.

Here's a great list of vintage tatting patterns from the Tatting site at BellaOnline.com. These will help you plan your tatting in the new year.

To participate in free, fun online discussions, this site has a community forum all about Tatting located here -


I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I thrive on your feedback! Have fun passing this message along to family and friends, because we all love free knowledge!

Georgia Seitz, Tatting Editor https://tatting.bellaonline.com One of hundreds of sites at BellaOnline.com

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