F1 - Tatting 101/102 June 27-29, 2018


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F1 - Tatting 101/102 June 27-29, 2018

Dates:  June 27-29, 2018

Class Times: Wed-Thurs 9am-5pm; Fri 9am-2:30pm

Instructor:  Evelyn Gant

Open Studio:  Wed-Thurs 7-9pm

Many of you might have seen your grandmother or Aunts sitting by the hours tatting with a small devise called a shuttle. Many of you might have even been shown how do it without success. Evelyn will slow the process down and take the mystery out of making double stitches, rings and chains and soon you will be enjoying this portable craft too. Students will have to be ambidextrous for total success. Those students who already know the basics can move on and learn other techniques like split rings, split chains, self closing mock rings and lock stitch. Students will also explore the fun of tatting with beads and buttons.

Material Cost:  $15

About the Instructor: 

Evelyn Gant has been teaching and demonstrating fiber arts for over 30 years. She studied the art of bobbin lace with several internationally renowned teachers and has taught at Shelburne Craft School, New England Weavers' Seminar and in elementary and secondary schools throughout New England. Evelyn's work has been exhibited at the Wood Art Gallery, Kellogg Hubbard Library and at NEWS. She is currently working on a historical lace project for the Aldrich Library and Museum.

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