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May 11 2015 Tatting Newsletter

Tatting Workshops
There are several excellent tatting workshops scheduled for the rest of 2015.
Palmetto Tat Days: 2015 Tat Days will be September 4-5 at Toccoa, GA. "Tatting Angels Among Us" Teachers include:
Anitra Stone
Carol Lowe
Dawn Tucker
Donna Thompson
Erin Holloway Moseley
Georgia Seitz
Karey Solomon
Linda Reiff
Marie Smith
Marilyn Jones
Martha Ess
Melissa Deputy
Nina Libin
Pam Freck
Phyllis Schmidt
Riet Surtel-Smeulders
Sandra Eichelberger
Shawna Wachs
Tonya Smith
Vicki Clarke


Fringe Element Tatters Canada: Cambridge, Ontario on September 25 & 26, 2015.
Their International line-up of teachers for this special event includes:
Vicki Clarke – one of their very own Canadian designers.
Judith Connors from Australia – author of the Dictionary of Tatting as well as other tatting books.
Jane Eborall from the UK – whose website inspires tatters world wide.
Brenda Franklin – and her beautiful beads.
Ietje Jackovich – a Canadian needlecraft expert.
Kaye Judt from Indiana – and popular at Cambridge over the years.
Heather Lickley from the UK – whose designs have charmed us at past Tat Days.
Georgia Seitz from Illinois – who was with us our very first year!
Jennifer Williams – current chair of the UK based Ring of Tatters, and designer of their pattern pages.
Don’t know how to tat? Norm Reid and Nathalie Vacaresse will be there to help you get started tatting.

The IOLI and Doris Southard Lace Guild invite you to join us for the 62nd Annual IOLI Convention Monday, July 27 - Sunday, August 2, 2015 Coralville, IA. (Karen Bovard and Georgia Seitz will be teaching tatting techniques.) The theme “Lace on the Prairie.” Karen’s classes are almost full please sign up soon.

When you sign up for classes, take note of the experience level mentioned for each class.

New, little or no experience
Beginner, should know rings, chains, picots, and joins.
Intermediate, should know split rings, split chains, beading and block tatting
Advanced, should be ready for tatting challenges

This tatting notation guide is an excellent resource for tatters.


Here's the latest article from the Tatting site at BellaOnline.com.

Spanish Dancers Jane Eborall Happy Cinco de Mayo! Here's an intriguing pattern from one of the most creative tatting designers of the last 50 years. Spanish Dancers - Jane Eborall © 2008. This pattern will show how to avoid cutting and tying to make a ring on a split ring in a different colour.


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

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