Needle Tatting for Jewelry or Embellishments Class

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Needle Tatting for Jewelry or Embellishments Class

Time: November 18, 2016 to November 20, 2016
Location: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC
Street: One Folk School Road
City/Town: Brasstown, NC 28902
Website or Map: https://classes.folkschool.or…
Event Type: class, workshop, tatting, tatted, needle, thread, folk, art, craft, jewelry, embellish, embellishment
Organized By: Monica Schmidt
Latest Activity: Sep 12, 2016

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Event Description

Tatting is traditionally used for lacemaking, but modern applications include jewelry & fiber/clothing embellishments.  Learn tatting utilizing a long needle instead of a shuttle.  Master basic skills like rings, chains, picots & joins, then begin to read tatting patterns & diagrams - even shuttle tatting patterns.  Learn using cotton thread, but compare modern materials like rayon or nylon cords.  Embellish tatting with beads to make beautiful jewelry, i.e. pendants & bracelets.  Crocheters & knitters learn needle tatting readily, but no prior experience is necessary.  Beginning to intermediate students welcome.

The new July 2016 - June 2017 catalog of classes is available from the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina.

This class is listed under categories of Lace, Needlework & Thread Art, and Jewelry in the Subject Listing of the latest Class catalog.  The full class description is on page 75, where classes are sorted by dates, then by subject.

Contact the Folk School at or at 1-800-FOLK-SCH (1-800-365-5724) or 828-837-2775. 

All registration is handled by the Folk School.  They will send the supply list to students who register for this class.  Lodging and meals are available at the Folk School, but are in addition to the class tuition.

Contact me for additional information about the class content at

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