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Thank you!

12th Annual

Tat Days 2014
September 5-6

"Tatting, Tea and Toffee"


Updated August 31, 2014

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Past Tat Days: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Noon to 1:30 Lunch downtown Toccoa. RSVP Required back to Donna at tatdays@palmettotatters.org
Location: In downtown Toccoa, GA
If you join us for lunch you may be asked to help with setup. smile
2:00 Begin setup

3:00 – 4:00

Registration for Teachers

4:00 – 5:00

Teacher Orientation

4:00 – 5:00

Registration/Check-In (Please be patient. It takes a while to get everything ready.)

5:00 – 6:00


6:00 – 9:00

Registration/Check-in. Do your best to arrive before 9:00pm but if you are going to be after 9, please call ahead and text so we can be sure to have your room key available. Donna 803-338-1384.

6:00 7:00 Gathering Room CLASS for all: Key For Success with Jane Eborall
7:00 – 10:00 VENDING OPEN!!!!!! Pickup your Class Kits and prepare your shuttles for class.

6:00 – until the last one turns out the lights. If after 11, please go quietly to your rooms since others may already be asleep. smile

Catch up with old friends. Make new friends. Prepare for your classes.

Silent Auction: Take donations to Silent Auction Room.

Friday, September 5, 2014

7:30 8:30


8:30 – 6:00

Vending Open. Registration/Check-In. (Closed during meals.)

8:45 - 9:45 Gathering Room CLASS for all: What do they all mean?? (Patterns) with Vicki Clarke

10:00 – 11:30

Classes Session 1 CLASS SCHEDULE

11:30 – 12:00

Free time – Drop your ticket in for the Quilt Drawing!

Friendship Quilt Game or Get to Know You Game: Pick-up your sheet and have fun finding out more about your fellow tatters. First 30 to complete the game win a small door prize.

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch (You may linger after 1:00 but be courteous and put up your tray. THANKS.)


Tatting Display Friendly Competition. 4 categories: "Best in Show," "Best in Theme," "Most Creative," and "Most Novel or Unique."

Bring tatted pieces for Tatting Display to Gathering Room. Folks may wish to handle the pieces so we will have white gloves handy. If it is a flat piece, you may place it under Plexiglas Please be considerate of others' tatting. (If you do not wish for folks to touch your work, you may not want to display it.) We will have tie on tags for you to label your work with your name and a number. Your name will be hidden until the end of the competition. You will be responsible for your tatting. Pick-up Saturday evening.

Vote by 11:00 Saturday morning. Winners announced Saturday before lunch.

1:30 – 3:00  

Classes Session 2

3:00 – 4:00

Break – Shop, get a snack or take a power nap!
Get your tickets for the Quilt Drawing and Vintage Table Cloth Double-Stitches GUESSING FUN!

4:00 – 5:30

Classes Session 3



Check out the Silent Auction! All proceeds go to our Scholarship Fund. Vote with your number (not your name). You will get a number at registration.

Vote for Tatting Display pieces.

Gathering Room
Last donations taken for quilt drawings. Drawing closes at 6:00.

6:00 Tat Off! EASY pattern! Practice by emptying those shuttles. Bring your tats (all colors) and we will gladly share them at the South Carolina State Fair.

7:15 –8:45

Banquet (Some will dress-up for this event.)  
BIG Scholarship Quilts Drawings!


9:30 – until the last one turns out the lights. If after 11, please go quietly to your rooms since others may already be asleep. smile

Gathering Room
9:30 Night Owl class. Ring-O the Little Dragonfly with Sharren Morgan.
Last person to leave, turn out the lights!

Saturday, September 6, 2014 - Rise and Shine

6:30 –7:45

Gathering Room Early Bird class. Toffee Candy with Sally Biggers.

7:30 – 8:30


8:30 – 5:30

Vending open. Silent Auction open various times. Closed during meals.

8:30 – 9:00

Complete your voting for the Tatting Display by 11:00.

9:00 – 10:30

Classes Session 4 CLASS SCHEDULE

10:30 – 12:00

Free Time: Visit, shop, finish up projects, make a SMILE! (See booklet)
Silent Auction: Increase your bid!
Vote for your Tatting Display choices by 11:00. Winners announced before lunch.
Gathering room will be open and there are sitting areas on each floor.

12:00 1:00


1:00 – 2:30

Classes Session 5


Final bids on Silent Auction.  At 2:45 sharp, you will hear "Put DOWN your pens!"

3:00 – 4:30

Classes Session 6

Last Minute Shopping Pay for Silent Auction items in Vending and then collect them in the Silent Auction room.
Vending closes at 5:30 so be sure to complete all transactions by then.
5:05 Grand Prize Drawing - Be sure your evaluation is turned in!

5:00 – 6:00


6:30 – until someone turns out the lights!  

Gathering Room
Origami Boxes
White Elephant Game-Wrapped gifts (low value) can be fun, silly, nice, tatting, re-gift something, or purchase something in vending. Some gifts will be fought over! That's the FUN! Loads of laughter! If you do not have a gift, select one from the "extras" and grab a number to PLAY!
Visit with new friends. Finish class projects.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

7:30 – 8:30


8:30 – 10:00

Good-Bye!  All participants must be checked out of rooms by 10:00. All linens and towels need to be made ready for cleaning service. Please remember to turn in your room key in the box on the 3rd floor desk on your way out.


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