Sunday, May 23, 2010

May Meeting Minutes

Minutes of the Shuswap Spinners and Weavers May 3, 2010. 14 members present
1. Gabriele read the minutes of the April meeting. Sharon moved they be adopted as read, Mona seconded. Carried
2. Treasurer gave her report. Also "Vav" has been renewed for 2 yrs.
3. Library - new issues of "Vav" , "Spin-off" and "Handwoven" are in.
4. Fibres Unlimited - sign up if you wish to do the supplementary warp runner.Catherine and Gudrun are working on a shawl on the big loom.
5. Christmas Sale - Nov. 27 "Stockings "To quote Gudrun " weave, weave, weave......knit, knit, knit........etc" Posters are needed for the fairs.
6. Sheep to Shawl - still need a judge
7. Ukanknits at Mona's and Spin-In at Clare's : A wonderful time was had a both!!!!
8. ANWG Contribution- It was decided to make invitation size handmade paper with thrums. Gudie would teach us, and we would work in 2 groups. At the next meeting we will decide on times in the summer to get together.
9. Potluck Dinner- June 7 at 6:oopm at Elvi's
10. Spin-In May 11 at Gloria's from 10-2
11. Ukanknits- May 17 at Catherine's 10-2
12. IPE theme this year is "Beef".
13. Thank you to Catherine for doing double duty on the goodies for this meeting.
14. Program - "Our later works"
Meeting adjourned.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

May get togethers

Tuesday 11th 'spin in' at Gloria's 10-2. Also 'flower hammering' will be available!
See Judith's e mail sent to members.
Monday 17th 'knit in' at Catherine's 10 - 2.

JUNE - Potluck is being held at Elvi's. Monday 7th at 6pm. Dinner items. yummy!

Minutes of the April meeting

Minutes of the Shuswap Spinners and Weavers April 12,2010 22 members present
Judith called the meeting to order and welcomed a guest- Kyla Turner.
1. Minutes of the April meeting adopted a printed by Noelle, Gudrun seconded. Carried
2. Treasurer gave her report. Noelle moved that we re-new our subscription to "Va" (2 yr) . Anne seconded. Carried
3. Library- An on-going list of wish books to be posted on the bulletin board. Jean donated past copies of the "Bulletin" . They will be in a binder.Also she donated some "Thread" magazine - may be had for a donation to the guild.
4. Equipment - Everything is in except for one spinning wheel.
5. Clare is looking for news items.
6. Fibres Unlimited - Enough has been woven for 21 salmon.
7. Christmas Sale - No. 27 "Stockings"
8. Mona gave a report on ANWG. It will be on the blog. Donations are being sought for goodie bags for the conference in Portland in 2011.
9. Workshops- Marcia is looking at organizing a transparency workshop s- Marcia is looking at organizing a transparency workshop with Sharon in the fall.
10 Sheep to Shawl - Spinners - Catherine, Denice, Sara, Gloria, Noelle. Weaver - Marcia Michele will look after the tea.Fall Fair theme is locally produced, locally enjoyed. Melissa offered to do signage and Anne and Noelle will help. The handbooks needs to know the times of events.
11. Ukanknits - everyone welcome
12. Elvi moved that we purchase "Handwoven Pattern Directory " by Anne Dixon. Darlene seconded. Carried
13. Spin-In April 24 at Clare's 10 -
Ukanknits April 19 at Mona's 10-2
14. Progam - The Early Works
15. Show and Tell
Next meeting May 3