There were several guests and visitors at the meeting, two of which were Melissa and Gerard Anayo, and she describes their visit here. It was good to see them in person, and they seemed to enjoy their visit. I'm sure they enjoyed the expertise of a couple of the experienced tatters - there is always more to absorb.
The lesson for the day was Tatted Flowers led by Marie Smith. Here is the sample board that Marie had done:
Hope and I had a bit of trouble with the notation used for the Patti Duff patterns, but I went through and made notes after I got home to get a better understanding of it. Here are a couple of samples I made, though not blocked or pressed: