Wednesday, May 8, 2013

SSAW Monthly Meeting - May 6th - Minutes

Shuswap Spinners and Weavers Meeting
May 6th - 7 p.m.
Fibres Unlimited in the afternoon.
Colour Group met at 1 p.m.
Lace Group met at 2:30 p.m

Called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. - 24 members
Additions to Agenda: Sharon
Adoption of Agenda: Moved by Louise and seconded by Jen, carried
Minutes of previous meeting. Moved Adopted by Louise, seonded by Noelle, carried.

Treasurer: Noelle ordered name tags, others wishing to order, did so.
Noelle moved her report be adopted, seconded Glenda.

Equipment: Glenda suggested the outstanding debt from the carder rental be written off.

Library: new Spin- off

Historian: nothing to report

Workshops: Colour group has met and continues. Lace group continues. Card weaving cancelled, not enough members signed up.

Other: Rita to report in June on multi guild spin in.

Old Business:
Constitution or Information about our guild and its operation. Lis will send out by email the constitution later this week, please send comments to Lis.

Committee for hosting a multi-guild spin-in to report in June.

Waulking Project: Noelle, Gudrun, Elvi, Glenda have woven blankets and Venke is currently weaving, with Marcia and Kyla to follow.

Quilt show: Friday, Saturday, List sent around to sign up for time available. Held at the Shaw Centre in the hockey arena. Please bring items for display to Ann at the June potluck, if you are unable to attend. Please send Ann ( your name if able to help at any time with our display and demonstrations. Coming for even an hour is most helpful. Opening hours are 10 - 7 on Friday and 10 - 5 on Saturday, June 7 & 8.

Each member is encouraged to make a small sign telling the name, country of origin and special feature(s) for their spinning wheel. Bring this to each event with your spinning wheel.)

Fibernation: Louise reported on the fashion show and events plus collected items for the fashion show. Get any additional items to Elvi before this Friday, May 10 as she is going to Lumby that day.

New Business:
Enderby and District Arts Council invitation July 27 9 - 4. Glenda moves we attend, seconded by Marcia. Carried.

Election of officers - committee of Glenda

Sharon: Hard Drive crashed on computer. Send a note to Sharon with your email and also to Jean Halliwell as her computer has also crashed.

June Potluck: host for June 3. Noelle moved we rent Clare's hall for the potluck, seconded by Wendy. Carried Time: 6 p.m. Bring an appy, salad, main course or dessert. Come and enjoy a mainly social evening.

Knit -In daytime, Marcia May 13. 10 - 2. Monday

Spin - In daytime, Gudrun, May 22. 10 - 2. Wednesday

Evening get together: Lis, May 29 Wednesday 7 -9

Convenor for Spinning and Judge at the Fall Fair: Gudie volunteered to do it, Ann will help on Sunday with length measurements or spinning competition.

Ann moves we purchase 2 Myan spinners for guild use at demos, seconded Glenda. Unanimous.

Lis adjourned the meeting at 7:45.

Upcoming Dates and Events:

May 31, three different nations, at the Art Gallery, Weaving, Women and Traditions featuring Gudrun as one of the three artists. 7p.m. Is the opening of the show.

Quilt Show June 7/8. 10 - 7 on Friday 10 - 6 on Saturday.

Fibernation” - June 7 Friday night Fashion Show See poster sent a few days ago

Haney Heritage Days- members are invited to come and spin at the museum on 97B

Father's Day June 16, 2013

Pioneer Days July 14, 2013. Waulking demonstration as well as spinning.

Antique Car Show Aug 11, 3013

ANWG June 17 – 23 Alberta Conference and 100 year celebration at Olds, AB

Canadian Sheep Classic; June 28, 29, 30 Barriere

July 27, Saturday Enderby and District Arts Council Event

IPE Aug 28 – Sept 1

Salmon Arm Fall Fair Sept 6, 7, 8

Lucy Neatby Workshop October 19/20

Annual Christmas Sale Nov 30

Recorded and submitted by Ann Nikmo