"TAT-A-CON"
(All about tatting - all aspects, all moments, all stitches, all designs, all purposes, and all people. )

THANKS to Mark Swank for the theme!
THANKS Anitra for our logo!

Palmetto Tatters' Palm Trees

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

Membership Info: Email Pam 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 July 14, 2017

Registration is OPEN

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TAT DAYS REGISTRATION IS OPEN-CLICK HERE.

Before registering, take a look at the Registration Check List here.

Next Meetings: July 15 and August 19. Both at the Lexington Museum. (Directions) 1 to 5. All Tatters welcome, including beginners!

Watch for the date for a FUN time of sharing with the Columbia Spinners and Weavers. Maybe in November.

BRING

Yourself and a Friend!
Laughter!
Show 'n Tell Tatting.
Excitement for tatting and learning something new!

2017 Meeting Calendar

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:
State Fair: Saturday, October 21

July 15 : Class will be a patriotic flag pattern bookmark by Ms. Powell. We will be learning how to hide thread and changing thread colors.

American Flag by Dee Powel

PREP
3 colors. Will start with Red on a shuttle and White on another.
Will need Blue on 2 shuttles later. Needle tatters bring all 3 colors.
Or the bookmark can be worked in 2 or more colors-your favorites.

SEE YOU THERE!

 

From the book “Tatted Bookmarks”- By Handy Hands


2018 Tat Days Theme
THANKS to Barbara Nettles and Lottie Essig for "Not Your Grandmother's Tatting"


TAT DAYS REGISTRATION IS OPEN-CLICK HERE.

Before registering, take a look at the Registration Check List here.

Tat Days 2017, September 7-10

"TAT-A-CON"
All about tatting - all aspects, all moments, all stitches, all designs, all purposes, and all people.

And our distinguished teachers will be....

Anita Barry
Paige Deputy
Sandra Eichelberger
Marilyn Jones
Sharren Morgan
Erin Holloway Moseley
Linda Reiff
Georgia Seitz
Phyllis Schmidt

Tonya Smith
Karey Solomon
Wally Sosa
Riet Surtel-Smeulders
Bonnie Swank
Sherry Townsend
Shawna Wachs
Stephanie Wilson

Class Project Pictures Page  |   Class Schedule

Scholarship Application - DOC or PDF (Due August 1)

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

CALL for Tatted Items for Craft Box for various craft sales, Mail to our PO Box above 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.

Tat Days 2016

What a WONDERFUL Weekend! Thank you!
Thank you to all who are so generous with time, tatting, and dollars, so we can offer our scholarships. You gave us over $2400 for our Scholarship Funds in 2016.

PICTURES from 2016! (800+)
THANKS Raymond and Doug and a few others!

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Tat Days 2017, September 7-10, Toccoa, GA
Tat Days 2018, September 6-9, Toccoa, GA

THANK YOU for GREAT weekends at our Tat Days.

FUNDRAISERS

2017 Baskets. Large or small, tatted or decorated with tatting, empty or full. More details and donations here.

2016 Gifts. WOW! THANKS to ALL who contributed! Over $2,400 raised! Pictures

2015 Ornaments and Gifts: THANKS to ALL that made this fundraiser a SUCCESS! Pictures

2014 QUILTS: THANKS Georgia and Pinky and ALL! Pictures HERE!

Years 2006-2016 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.

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

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

 

CALENDAR for 2017


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, Saturday, April 22.

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
2017 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.

January 23: Tatting encapsulating a round gem, charm, penny, or nickel. Mindy likes making these for family where the penny was minted the year of their birth.

February 11: Tatted Ink Pen by Tonya Smith. Meeting at Cayce-West Columbia Library.

March 18: Blocking your tatting.

April 8 & 22: Craft Shows May 20: Spool Doily by Sharren Morgan. June 17:

July 15:

August 19 : Prepare for Tat Days AND State Fair.
REGISTER to enter tatting in the SC State Fair.

TOTAL ECLIPSE on Monday the 21st! Get your safe sun viewing glasses early!

September 16:
Bring your State Fair items if you want them delivered for judging.
Tat Days 2017, "Tat-a-Con" - All Things Tatting, September 7-10, Toccoa, GA  USA

October 21 State Fair Day - Butterflies and small items needed.

November 18: December 9: Holiday Party-Share Tatting, Eat and have FUN together! Maybe a Christmas/Festive Item Exchange or maybe donate an item to craft box. (Probably at Cayce-West Columbia Library)

SAVE THE DATE:
Tat Days 2018, September 7-8, Toccoa, GA

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