Friday, November 19, 2010

Minutes of the November 1st Meeting

Minutes of Meeting  Shuswap Spinners and Weavers
November 1, 2010

The Meeting was called to order by Gabriele at 7:30 PM.

19 members present, and 3 guests – Ngaire, Rosalie, and

A pearl stud earring was found in the workroom.

Judith moved that the Minutes of the October meeting be adopted.
Second by Mona.  CARRIED

Old Business:
Workshop Coordinator – Marcia
Treasurer’s Report missing for tonight.  Membership $$ can be given 

to Gabriele in trust for Noelle.

Fibres Unlimited:  10 members met this afternoon.  To rent the larger
space would be $12/hour.  Catherine /Judith moved that we rent the
larger  space from 2 – 4 PM for March, April and May. 

A cost of $25 for three months.  CARRIED

Salmon sewing will be at Ann N’s on November 12 @ 10 AM.  Bring black
thread, sewing machines and any available stuffing (and lunch).

Darlene read a Thank-You note from Brenda for the 42 knit tits.

Christmas Sale – Saturday, November 27.   (Gudrun and Gudie)
Salmon Arm Art Gallery
10am - 4 pm
SET UP at 8 am.  Don't be late.
This year's theme is "Stockings".   

Goods should be picked up  from the Guild room the previous day to get everything set out in time.  Bring a list of the items you are offering for sale, and their code and price.  Each item should be tagged with code, price, fibre, washing instructions and initials.

Handouts were made available for advertising.  Gudie will send out an
email for people to print off further brochures.

Christmas Sale Tea  (Gabriele and Ann.)

Be sure to bring goodies to the Salmon Arm Art Gallery, small, and precut.  Also decorations, and the necessary stands to  display goods.  Baskets for shopping will be provided.  Cars should be left in the movie theatre parking lot.  If you don’t have a Spinners/Weavers vest or apron, wear a name tag.

Gudie displayed new brochures giving some background on the guild for new
members, and offered to be a resource / mentor for new members.  She would
like to tweak the membership list to show the special interests of the
members. There was some discussion about circulating a new members

Next Meeting:  December 6th, at Gudrun’s home at 5 PM
It will be a potluck event – bring lots of (finger) food, sweet and savoury. Gabriele suggested we all bring our own Christmas stockings for show and tell.

Important Dates:
Spin In on November 9, @ Marcia’s.  10 – 2 PM.  Bring a lunch.
Knit In on November 22 @ Judith’s.  10 - 2 PM.  Bring a lunch.

Send an email to Margaret F to have your names placed on the
interactive mailing list. 

Throughout December,  ARTSOLUTELY will be open at the Vernon Arts
Centre from 9 AM on.  23 artists will be displayed.

The Nov 3 Tapestry  Workshop will be re-scheduled for February.

The meeting was adjourned for tea (Thank you to Rita and Kyla) and Show
and Tell.