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April 3, 2007

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2007 State Fair Event will be October 13th

Link to South Carolina State Fair Web Page



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We collected and shared over 4000 butterflies, bugs, and beauties with visitors to the South Carolina State Fair thanks to the generosity of the
International Tatting Community.

Tatted Butterflies

Tatted Beauties

Here is our OUTSTANDING Award List! smile

Register your pieces online during August. There is no fee to register if you do it during August. Go to the SC State Fair page. Tatting is under Home & Craft, Fancy Work, Miscellaneous. See possible categories below. We will gladly help you register your pieces at the August meeting, if you would like.Delivery of Fancy Work: Wednesday, Oct. 4th and Thursday, Oct. 5th, 7:30 AM - 6 PM. Don't forget your entry cards. A Palmetto Tatter will gladly deliver your handiwork if you get them your pieces before the 1st along with your entry cards that the State Fair will mail to you after you register online. (Bring them to the Aug. or Sept. meetings.)Date of Judging (Closed to public): October 6thPickup: Monday, October 23rd & Tuesday, October 24th, from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM. (Katharine B. will pickup the pieces, provided she has the pickup tags, and will return your pieces at the November 18th meeting unless you need them before then.)Exhibitor

  • Must be a resident of South CarolinaMay enter one (1) article per class (numbered category)No article having previously been shown at the Fair and having received a premium may be entered. All work must have been done by the exhibitor and within the last three (3) years. A person is considered a professional if he/she has earned more than $1,000 during this year teaching the craft, selling or bartering his/her work and would have an unfair advantage over a hobbyist.. Unless otherwise designated, all classes should be entered only by amateurs.
  • Complete rules are on the State Fair page.

In the four tatting classes below, there will be additional judging done by a Palmetto Tatters Guild judge and a special award will be given for Best Double Stitches & Picots, Most Innovative Tatted Design, and Judges' Recognition Award.
Special Awards will be a large, beautiful ribbon and $40.


Home & Craft, Fancy Work
Miscellaneous (Section -0333)
3303 - Tatting - Edging (attached or unattached)
3304 - Tatting - Doily (any shape or size)
3305 - Tatting - Wearable (jewelry, infant and other clothing)
3306 - Tatting - DecorativeTHANK YOU for SHARING your BEAUTIFUL WORK!!! Other categories where entries may be submitted with tatting (use your imagination):Miscellaneous (Section 0333)
3311 - Tote bag
3312 - Place Mats (set of 4)

Infant Wear (not over the age of 2) (Section 0329)
2901 - Bib
2902 - Bonnet
2905 - Bootees or Shoes (other than crocheted or knitted)
2910 - Cap (other than crocheted or knitted)
2913 - Nursery Spread
2917 - Diaper Set
2918 - Dress
2919 - Boys Wear
2920 - Pillow (complete)
2923 - Sacque Set (other than crocheted or knitted)
2924 - OtherUnder "Hobby Crafts"
Straw Work and Basketry Handmade (Section 0351)
Bonnie G??? GO FOR IT! Christmas (Section 0344)
Faye! LOTS of places here to enter for Faye and all of you that do those BEAUTIFUL ornaments!
4401 - Religious Ornament
4402 - Large Tree Ornament/Over 2 1/2"
4403 - Small Tree Ornament/Under 2 1/2"
4406 - Christmas Door Decoration - Other
4407 - Tree Skirt
4411 - Christmas Stocking - Other
4412 - Tree Topper (Note from Guild: What about ALL those GORGEOUS Angels you have done?)Eggery (Section 0343)
4311 - Eggery - Christmas Dolls - Amateur (Section 0347)
4705 - Soft Sculpture
4706 - Rag
4707 - Pair Rag What about tatting on a Rug or Quilt?
See Fancy Work. Work of Adults Age 70+ (Section 0334)
3411 - Tatting

Go ahead and register NOW! (At least as soon as the entry forms are available.) Then you can receive entry tickets in the mail, and bring your pieces to in September (or deliver them yourself). Must bring tatting and tickets to September meeting for a Pametto Tatter to deliver!
Donna T. will pick up tatting from State Fair and bring to the next meeting on Nov. 18th.

For more information on the SC State Fair, click here to go to www.scstatefair.org

Questions? Write Pam or Donna T.

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