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May 2013 minutes

Diablo Weavers
Meeting notes of May 17, 2013

President Carol Causey opened the meeting.

Vilija Deutschman gave the Treasurer's Report.

CNCH:  Joan Anderson reminded everyone to look at the class requirements for homework, required tools, materials fees, etc.  A reminder that there will be a Tailgate Sale on Friday at the conference.

The next meeting will be on Friday, June 7, 2013 at Vilija's home.  The meeting will begin at 11:00 a.m.  There will be a potluck luncheon, please bring a dish to share.  For our program, Lillian will bring 20 years of Fine Threads binders.

The slate of officers for the 2013 - 2014 term is:

          President:     Carol Causey

          Treasurer:     Vilija Deustchman

          CNCH:          Will Taylor

          Notes:          Pam Murdock

          Program:      Mary Helen Binger

          Newsletter:   Carol Gray

          Hospitality:    Vilija


Tui's draw loom will be going to a good home at Reba Siero's!  She also has a box of books/magazines to give away.  A donation to the guild would be appreciated.

From Susie Hodges:  Last year Golden Gate Weavers had a display at EBMUD.  This year their work will be on display at the Tilden Farm Visitors Center from April 30 through September 1, 2013.  She had a card with details.  Please sign the guest book and comment "great show"!

There will be a bead bazaar at the Oakland Convention Center on Saturday only.

Calif. College of the Arts will be offering a class on computer jacquard weaving.  For more information, go to their website at, or call them at 510-594-3710.

There is a traveling origami exhibit in Sacramento at the Crocker Museum.  It is called "Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami".  This show opens June 30 and runs through September 29, 2013.

Will Taylor - next Saturday, May 25, will be Spinning at the Winery, at Retzlaff Winery in Livermore.

Lillian's Hand bell choir will have a concert on Sunday, May 26 at 3 p.m.  The concert is free, donations accepted.

After the sharing the meeting broke for refreshments.

When we regrouped our speaker, Lou Grantham, from San Francisco Fibers, 3711 Grand Ave., Oakland gave a talk and demonstration on Warping to Weave.

She showed us her time saving techniques she developed during her time as a production weaver.