My Accomplishments as a Tatter
Anita Barry – Shuttle tatter for 23 years.
A County Extension Service Homemaker member in Marbury, Maryland, taught me to tat in 1995. I have taught tatting to beginning tatters, experienced tatters, and advanced tatters since then. Tatting lace is my passion.
My experiences include:
Past-President of the Piedmont Lace Guild of Virginia
International Organization of Lace, Inc., Proficiency Program for Lacemaking – Tatting. *I am the first person to complete the tatting proficiency program!
International Organization of Lace, Inc., 1st Place Winner in 2017 for the Doris Southard Award
International Organization of Lace, Inc., 2nd Place Winner in 2014 for Technical Proficiency
International Organization of Lace, Inc., Front Cover Photograph on the Fall 2016 Bulletin Magazine – My Corn Harvest Tatted Basket.
Tatters Across Time (TAT) completed the Apprentice & Artisan phases.
Tatters Across Time (TAT) I am currently working on the Master phase.
Tatters Across Time (TAT) mentor to tatters.
Prince William County Fair Best of Show in 2012 for my tatted purse.
Tatting Teacher at the Palmetto Tat Days in Toccoa, Georgia, since 2016.
Taught an on-line tatting class to make a tatted miniature baby room ensemble - 2016.
Demonstrated tatting at the Smithsonian American History Museum– July 2016.
Demonstrated tatting at the Boone County Fair, Belvidere, Illinois
Member of the following:
Piedmont Lace Guild of Virginia
Chesapeake Region Lace Guild
International Organization of Lace, Inc.
Ring of Tatters, England
It’s not for the ribbons. It’s not for the glory. But for the memories. And, to ensure tatting is on display.