"Not Your Grandmother's Tatting"

2018 Tat Days, September 6-9

THANKS to Barbara N. and Lottie for our 2018 theme!

Thanks to Pam for the logo idea and hankerchiefs, and Tim and Barbara H. for lady and bracelet!

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"Our mission is to promote the craft of tatting and spread it like kudzu across the South!"

Membership Info: Email or write us at Palmetto Tatters Guild, P.O. Box 1597, Lexington, SC 29071. Membership Dues: 1 tatted butterfly annually. Samples. Questions? Email Donna.

Site Updated November 10, 2018

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November 17: Lexington Museum, 1 to 5.
Lesson: Sharren Morgan's Myrtle the Turtle
AND UFOs. Bring an "Unfinished Project" to work on or learn a new pattern for a turtle.
ALL FUN!

About Myrtle the Turtle:
A cute turtle motif, tatted using two shuttles.
Skills: Ring and Chain, Joins
Techniques: Split Rings; Thrown-off Rings; Catherine Wheel Joins; working with beads.
Materials: 2 beads pre-loaded on Sh. 1; 2 shuttles loaded CTM
Shuttle or Needle
Green turtle was tatted using size 10 Artiste thread from Hobby Lobby and is not quite an inch across the middle.

SC State Fair Tatting Ribbon Winners 2018

All State Fair Home Craft Winners posted online. Once on that page, CTRL F will bring up a "find" box and you can search for your name or tatting. See pages 26, 27, 56, and 57.
Pictures below are PTG BIG BLUE Ribbon Winners.
A list of our PTG Ribbon Winners and PICTURES of all the BEAUTIFUL entries!

Best Double Stitches and Picots

Judges Choice

Most Innovative Tatted Design

Tat Days 2018 - THANK YOU for a WONDERFUL EVENT!
See you next year
September 5-8, 2019.

THANK YOU: THANK YOU for ALL the butterflies that FLEW IN at Tat Days!
We had a WONDERFUL time sharing tatting with 26 classes of school children (2nd, 3rd, 5th, and 8th graders) in Belton, SC, at their Heritage Days. Each one and their chaperones recieved a butterfly made by YOU and the teachers got an Angel. THANK YOU SO MUCH!

2017 SC State Fair Ribbon Winners and Booth! Take a look!
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2018 Meeting Calendar

2019 Tat Days Theme
THANKS to Melinda C. for "Tatting Tail Tales"
Tentatively Tat Days 2019, September 5-8, Toccoa, GA


What will you volunteer to do? What small job would you like? Write tatdays@palmettotatters.org
THANKS!

THANK YOU for GREAT weekends at our Tat Days, always!


 

Years 2006-2017 Tat Days Pattern CD - Order Here.

Questions? Write to orders@palmettotatters.org.

NOW on CD, USB or SD card.
$15 plus shipping and handling.
See the class projects on each year's Tat Days page.

IF you want 2017 CD, mark 2016 and put in the comments you want the 2017.

SEE the Tat Days Projects: 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006

PICTURES from 2016! (800+)

2015 Tat Days Pictures | 2014 Tat Days Pictures | 2013 Tat Days Pictures

CALL for Tatted Items for Craft Box for various craft sales, Mail to our PO Box anytime you have an extra something. THANKS!
School colors of Garnet and/or Black for Univ. of SC and Orange and/or Purple for Clemson sell well, too.


We enjoyed this April day at McCaskill's Family Farm Day and sharing a tent with the local weavers and spinners.


REQUESTS FOR TATTING

SMILE South Carolina State Fair in October: Each year we collect butterflies and other small tatted items to share with the thousands of fair goers. They love animals and insects: fish, giraffes, owls, spiders, etc.!

SMILE Items to sell at craft fairs: We love to share our tatting and make more folks aware of this wonderful art form and craft shows are one way we do this. It also brings in a little cash to help support our teaching efforts throughout the year. Craft show goers are looking for unique items and we can provide just that. Items like, but not limited to, jewelry, bookmarks, decorative things, etc. School colors of garnet and black for Univ. of SC and orange and/or purple for Clemson sell well, too.

THANK YOU! THANK YOU for your generosity!


TEACHING and LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

Palmetto Tatters Tree McCaskill's Farm, Camden, SC, All Day, craft sales, one Saturday in April.

Palmetto Tatters Tree At a public library near you. Ask your library and let us know if you need/want help with a class or two.

Palmetto Tatters Tree At Richland County public library Craft Demo days. Many meet weekly doing all kinds of crafts. Check their web pages for details.

Palmetto Tatters Tree Monthly Meetings, Tat Days and SC State Fair!

Palmetto Tatters Tree If you know of any craft fairs that PTG should look into, please let us know.

Palmetto Tatters Tree And anywhere you show off your tatting can be an opportunity! SMILE

Remember, if you TEACH one-on-one or a class, please turn in your time to Pam.

Palmetto Tatters Guild is recognized by I.O.L.I for volunteer demonstration hours. Read more here.


Tatters Across Time Inc. shuttle Tatting Proficiency Program© is a non-profit organization formed to help all tatters everywhere improve their proficiency in shuttle tatting skills, techniques, and/or knowledge. The goal of the program is to promote high standards of quality workmanship and to further the appreciation of shuttle tatting through education, teaching and communication.


Palm Fronds: (Updated January 2017) Is there a Palmetto Tatter local neighborhood contact or group near you? Look here at our list to see. If you have a group or would like to be the contact for your city, please write Donna at web@palmettotatters.org to be added. Thanks!

   

Palmetto Tatters Guild
2018 Saturday Meeting Dates (Mark your calendars)
Usually 3rd Saturday of each month, 1 to 5. Lessons subject to change.
LOCATION (most of the time): Lexington County Museum (Directions)
Several books from our PTG Library are at our monthly meetings. We have hundreds of publications for check out for 1 to 2 months at a time. Be sure to "check it out" at our next meeting.
DUE February 21 : Teaching Applications for Tat Days 2018 and Logo submissions.

January 20: Pink squares for IOLI in Brussels.

February 24: Items for Craft Sales Box-note cards, bracelets, necklaces, earrings, bookmarks-work your favorite pattern.

March 17: "Bring Your Greens" for a St. Patty's Day celebration!

DUE March 20: Tatting and Quilt pieces due to Georgia. Read more here.

Special Invitations in February : GREAT time with Sally Biggers and the Quilters!

April Craft Fairs
April 14-Cayce Arts Festival, Noon to 8.
https://www.facebook.com/caycefest/
April 21-Old McCaskil Farm, 10 to 6
http://www.oldmccaskillfarm.com/events.html

May 19: Class: Surprises for Tat Days Welcome Bags.
Voting on 2019 Tat Days Theme. Send ideas to tatdays@palmettotatters.org
(Ideas shared last year will be included in voting.)

June 16: Butterflies for State Fair and sharing events.

July 21: Shawna's Square Beads Earrings and SC State Fair registrations.

August 18 : Prepare for Tat Days AND State Fair.
REGISTER to enter tatting in the SC State Fair.

September 15:
CANCELLED due to weather, possible flooding and Museum closing, and safety for all.
Tat Days 2018, "Not Your Grandmother's Tatting,", September 6-9, Toccoa, GA  USA

October 20 State Fair Day - Butterflies and small items needed.

November 17: Myrtle the Turtle by Sharren Morgan December 8: Holiday Gathering-Show 'N Tell, Favorite Snacks, and FUN together! Optional Christmas/Holiday Handmade Item Exchange or maybe donate an item to craft box. (Probably at Cayce-West Columbia Library).

2019 Tat Days Theme: THANKS to Melinda Crenshaw for "Tatting Tail Tales"
Tentative Dates: September 5-8, 2019, Toccoa, GA USA

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