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Meeting Notes October 2016

Diablo Weavers Guild
October 21, 2016 Meeting notes

President Kris Peerand opened the meeting at 10:05 a.m.  
The meeting began with Show and Tell.

Guild business:

There was a reminder that everyone is encouraged to make at least 1 lanyard for the 2017 conference.

The Guild Challenge for the 2016/17 year is to make something inspired by an article in an old copy of Weavers' Magazine or Shuttle, Spindle, and Dyepot Magazine.  If you did not receive an envelope with these magazines, please get in touch with Vilija.

Treasurer's Report:  checking account has a balance of $1,560.39. Vilija passed around the annual accounting for everyone's examination, and also passed around the current Membership list. Please make any necessary corrections.

Programs Committee: 

Today - Video

November 18, 2016, at the library - Jaime Young

December 16, 2016, 11:00 AM at Vilija's house - Holiday Luncheon

January 27, 2017 - TBA

Feb. 17, 2017 (tentative date), at the library - Will & Kate Taylor - India trip

March 17, 2017, at the library - Tien Chiu on her newly published  book

April, 2017 - TBA

May 2017 - Linda Hartshorn - Inspiration & ideas - Ikat

Other program ideas - 

Sharon Gardner has offered to do a program on kumihimo; Kathy Dowell on hand made buttons with aguave silk; member trunk shows.

CNCH report:

Registration opens on November 12, 2016. Check for opening time.  All information is available on line.

Announcements - none

Break for refreshments

After the break, we watched the video "Blue Alchemy: Stories of Indigo".