International Tatting Day is an annual celebration that takes place on April 1st of each year. This day is dedicated to the art of tatting, a delicate form of lace-making that has been practiced for centuries. #Tatting #TattingDay
International Tatting Day
The day is an opportunity for tatting enthusiasts all over the world to come together and celebrate their craft, as well as to introduce others to the beauty of tatting.
Tatting is a form of lace-making that involves creating loops and knots with a shuttle or needle to create intricate patterns. This craft dates back to the early 19th century, and it has been passed down through generations of artisans. Tatting can be used to create a variety of items, including doilies, edgings, collars, and even jewelry. The craft requires patience, precision, and a steady hand, but the results are stunning.
International Tatting Day was first observed in 2011, and it has been growing in popularity ever since. The day is a chance for tatting enthusiasts to showcase their skills, share their knowledge with others, and connect with other tatters from around the world. Many tatters celebrate the day by working on a special project, such as creating a new design or completing a challenging pattern. Others may choose to teach someone new to tatting or to attend a tatting workshop or event.
One of the great things about tatting is that it can be done almost anywhere. All you need is a shuttle or needle and some thread, and you can create beautiful lace patterns while traveling, waiting for an appointment, or simply relaxing at home. Tatting can be a peaceful and meditative activity, and it provides a creative outlet for those who enjoy working with their hands.
If you are new to tatting, International Tatting Day is a great time to start learning. There are many resources available online, including tutorials, patterns, and videos, that can help you get started. You can also connect with other tatters through online forums, social media groups, or local guilds.
In conclusion, International Tatting Day is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the art of tatting and to connect with others who share your passion. Whether you are an experienced tatter or a beginner, this day is a chance to celebrate the beauty and intricacy of this traditional craft. So why not mark your calendar for April 1st and take some time to enjoy the art of tatting? You may just discover a new hobby that brings you joy for years to come.
This is a list of the upcoming events that Steve Sews will be at. If you know of one in the East Tennessee area, let me know.
November 4, 2023 – 9 am to 4 pm – Fall Expo at Rutledge Elementary School – Rutledge, TN.
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- Lovees (Stuffed Animals)
- Mendi (My Wife’s Sewing Machine)
- Rosie (Antique Sewing Machine)
- Steve (Steve himself)
- The Masked Bandit (Steve’s older Sewing Machine)
- Van the T-Rex (Helper)
- Zee (Face Mask Model)
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