Friday, May 6, 2011

Shuswap Spinners and Weavers Meeting Minutes, May 2, 2011

Twenty-seven members were present.
The meeting was called to order at 7: 30 PM by Gabriele.  Moved by Gudrun,
seconded by Rosalie that the Minutes of the previous meeting be adopted.
The Treasurer's Report was read by Noelle.
Old Business:
Fall Fair - The Sheep to Shawl has been moved to the building that houses
the school and photo displays.  Elvi, Judy, Wendy, Gudie, Ann are the
team, and Gudrun to judge.  Invitations have been sent to other guilds. 
There will be no team from Kalamalka, but invitations will be sent to the
guilds in Kamloops.
Fibres Unlimited - plan to cut down a set of sticks for use on the looms
currently being operated, as the 45" loom has other sets of sticks.
Christmas sale - should be advertised at the Back to Back contest - Gudrun
to set up a display.
Back to Back Contest - We will be doing the real event, so come prepared
for a long day.  May 28 at Mount Ida Hall at Harmonious Homestead. 
Shearing starts at 9: 30 AM sharp.  The team needs one more person: 
Sarah, Noelle, Wendy, Kyla, Ann, Rita.  Scrapbooks will be displayed.
Workshops.  Workshops will be costed before people are asked to sign up. 
A workshop sheet was passed around for possible felting workshops.  A
Beginner's Weaving workshop will be held at Sharons' on May 14.
New Business:
June Meeting will be a potluck (finger food).  June 6th, @ 6PM, at
Harmonious Homestead - Mt Ida Hall.
Spin in - @ Judith's on May 17, 10 AM- 2PM.
Knit in - @ Marcia's May 30 10 AM - 2 PM
Back to Back  - May 28
Knitting in Public Day June 11 @ Ross Street Park.
The park should have been yarn bombed the night before.  If you can knit
brightly coloured scarf-style segments from left- over yarns (acrylic is
best) please drop them off to Melissa at Pharmasave or Clixel.
Meeting was adjourned by Gudie @ 8: 25 PM for Show and Tell.