Seen at the fair

I thought I’d show you the other tatting that was entered into the fair. These all competed against each other (and me!) as there was only one tatting category.
The snowman won first and the larger snowflake won second. My doily (from last week’s post) won third. The Christmas-colored doily that hung below mine didn’t win anything, but it was make by the same person who made the snowman, and you can only win one ribbon per category.
I thought this was a lovely display. Isn’t this a great idea for showing off your tatting?
This was actually entered as Heirloom Embroidery, not tatting, but check out how she added joined the panels together. Wow!
This is a Bobbin Lace bookmark, made by a woman that also entered tatting. Isn’t it beautiful? The other one is machine embroidery, and looks great, too. I don’t know how the judges make their decisions!
This is a Halloween quilt that took second place in that category. I didn’t compete against these, but I thought they were wonderful. My pictures don’t do them justice.
This one took champion in the holiday quilt category. It certainly is spectacular.
Congratulations to all the people to enter their pieces at the fair. Keep up the great work.
And to all the people out there who tat – think about entering something next year! I know you’re out there. We’ve got to keep the category alive!
“The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.”
Sven Goran Eriksson

3 thoughts on “Seen at the fair”

  1. Thanks for posting these photos. It's good to know that tatting is being done and seen at these fairs. I'm sure many people (who remember tatting in the past) think that it has disappeared as a needlecraft. We can hope that someday tatting may actually have its own category!

    The connected panels are really unusual and were a lot of work!

    The blue framed piece is very appealing visually. Interesting idea to put the extra tatting on the corners of the frame.

    I know I'm a bit prejudiced, but now that I've seen the other entries I feel your magnificent doily should have received the blue ribbon! Just my opinion! Again, I'm just glad they accept tatting at all, and you're helping to keep it visible in a wonderful way!

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