Tatting I (Lace Making)
Saturday, September 19, 2009 10 am-3:30 pm
Tatting is a technique for handcrafting particularly durable lace, created by a series of knots and loops using a shuttle. Tatting, derived from the French frivolite, dates to the early 19th century. Today tatting is typically used to make personalized earrings, chokers and necklaces. Participants will learn how to use the shuttle and tie the signature knots of this enjoyable craft. All materials are provided, including tatting shuttles however, you may bring your own. No previous experience necessary.
Instructor: Anne Danko, Old World Wisconsin interpretive staff
Lunch: Participants should plan to bring a sack lunch
Location: Ward School
Cost: $70 (all materials provided); fees nonrefundable after August 20, 2009
Minimum Age Requirement: 16 unless otherwise noted
Registration: Call 262-594-6301 or register online today
Venue: Old World Wisconsin
Old World Wisconsin documents the settlement of 19th- and early 20th-century Wisconsin. It comprises an 1870s crossroads village and 10 ethnic farmsteads located on 576 acres of wooded hills in the Southern Unit of Kettle Moraine State Forest.
W372 S9727 Hwy 67
PO Box 69
Phone: For recorded information call 262-594-6300; during operating hours call 262-594-6301.