Thursday, November 6, 2014

Master TAT pin arrival


I have succeeded!

 
In 2009, 5 years ago, I started on an adventure across time. With Tatters Across Time. Now, before scoffers snort at me and the ignorant embarrass themselves and this humble tatter, I know, I know, I know. It’s not a huge deal. The three binders are just what they are. Opinions are subjective. But, I value the program. It took me a bit of time, but I just received my Master TAT pin bar!!!!! (big big grin on my face) I took the liberty of scanning and posting the patch (above) that they sent on the sidebar to the right. (still a big grin on my face) 

I originally picked up tatting because I found I love sewing and working with thread; I fail at knit and crochet; weaving looms were too big to share a room with an organ; and I’m the type of person that likes to have something to do while riding in a car or plane or….well, you get the picture.
 
When I picked tatting back up almost a decade ago, I found I still liked working with the shuttles and thread. I also found the OnLineTatting Class and the wonderful community that gathers for “classes” each week. Through working with Georgia, Cynthia, Ann and Sharon, I came up with an idea. (I still think it’s a great idea.) It’s stated in my header: Represent musical compositions in thread. (and I still have a big grin on my face)

I’ve proven, mostly to myself, that I can tat. I’ve studied music. I can do this. Figuring out how to combine the two disciplines will be a huge task. I’m looking forward to getting started. After I celebrate! (with that big grin on my face)

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    1. Thank you! I really could not have kept at it without all the encouragement of my tatting friends. Thank goodness I had as much time as I needed.

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  2. Congratulations! I keep thinking I should try the TAT but then a project comes up and I get distracted!

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    1. Thank you! I've never been good at managing distractions (squirrel) and tatting has been a hobby. I feel the binders are put together well, the comments supportive and with merit. Since there were no classes I could take locally, this has been a good way for me to gauge my progress. (that's where I put down that pen) Well worth the cost in my book. (I wonder if I mailed that birthday card?) I hope you do consider participating. (is it that time already?) I'll be happy to cheer you on!

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  3. You were up to the challenge and you persevered! Congratulations and well done.

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