Men in Tatting

Gentlemen are tatters, too!

Ben Fikkert Tatter star
Ben Fikkert is a gentleman tatter from the Netherlands. He has written three books on tatting.

Gentleman tatter, Chester Ross Bentz Sr. star
Chester Ross Bentz Sr. learned to tat while awaiting transportation Stateside after the end of World War I. Chester then enjoyed a life-long love affair with tatting. He created 4 full bedspreads for his sons. One of which is in a museum in Winterset Iowa.

Jan Stawasz Tatter from Poland star
Jan Stawasz was the premier tatting designer in Poland.

Jan Voskes Tatter from Holland star
Jan Voskes is a gentleman tatter from the Netherlands who learned tatting from his grandfather.

Leo Vonn - Gentleman Tatter star
Leo Vonn was a gentleman tatter from Cleveland.

Men in Tatting - Mark Myers star
When building our tatting pattern reference library we must not forget the gentlemen of tatting. Some of those who are published tatting designers may be known to you already. This article on Mark Myers is but a start on the list of male tatters which is in the process of being researched.

Waltraud Naumer German Tatting star
Waltraud Naumer's Tatting Book : "Schiffchenspitzen Occhi Frivolit├ęs, ..." in 1984 (Verlag Paul Haupt Berne and Stuttgart.) The book presents the basic instructions for tatting and offers more than 100 traditional and modern patterns and examples of uses for the tatting.

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