Karen Wattai

I have been a fiber fan for as long as I can remember - have always enjoyed needlework and crafting with my mother and grandmothers and designing pieces. I taught myself tatting about 30 years ago and find it so fascinating - what can be done with those knots.

Graduate of Millersville Univ. - BA - Art

Previously taught at: various venues in south central PA including: Berks Heritage Center

Historic Schaefferstown Festivals-Mentor Program

Brendle Museum, Schaefferstown

Williamsburg School of Needlework, Williamsburg, VA


International Organization of Lace, Inc.

Ring of Tatters (UK)

Lace Lovers - Lebanon PA


Needlework/Lace making - Lebanon Area Fair (when not exhibiting)


Various awards for tatting, cross stitch, locally and nationally including Kreinik Manufacturing 25th Anniversary Ornament Contest - first prize (tatting)

Crafts Magazine/Aida Plus Ornament Contest - grand prize - cross stitch