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Meeting Notes September 2015

Diablo Weavers Guild
September 18, 2015

President Kris Peerand opened the meeting. The meeting was held at the home of Carol Causey.
Guests: Keren Levy, Mary Giammona

Treasurer's report: no report, but Vilija estimates there is $2,400 in the checking account.
Diablo Weavers Guild is going to share the purchase of the projector purchased by Treadles To Threads Spinning Guild. Estimated cost is $300.

Hospitality Chair Joan Leon passed around the refreshment sign up sheet.

CNCH Liaison: Vilija Deutschman reported on the 2016 Conference. The theme 
is Field To Fiber, and will take place April 8 - 10, 2016, in Modesto.  The class list 
has been published on the website. Three, six, and nine hour workshops will be 
offered, and participants may take up to 9 hours.  Sign ups begin early January 

Vilija also passed out Diablo Weavers Guild business cards we can give to interested people we meet.

As there is no Program Chair, Kris read the list of scheduled and proposed meetings for the year.

Sept 2015 - Swap and Trade 
Oct   2015 - proposed: video of using a supplementary warp 
Nov 13 2015 - Darryl Lancaster at Kris Peerand's club house. 
Dec 2015  - Holiday potluck luncheon 
Jan  2016 - Suzie Taylor - origami folds in fabric 
Feb  2016 - TBA 
March   2016 - Leon Mayeri - oriental rugs 
April   2016 - TBA 
May  2016 - TBA 
June 2016 - Summer potluck picnic

Kris & Joan Leon may do a program on weaving software in April or May. Other 
meetings may be filled in with weaving dvd's.

Carol Causey handed out flyers for 2 workshops with Jennifer Moore. These 
workshops are sponsored by Mother Lode Spinners & Weavers in Sonora. There 
is a 2 day workshop on "Double weave - beyond the basics" and a 1 day 
workshop.  These will take place in November 2015.

Sharon Gardner announced a conference put on by Strands, a group from the 
U.K.  The conference is on narrow wares - kumihimo, inkles bands, etc.  It will be 
held in Tacoma, Washington, July 24 - 30, 2016.  The price is $800, but this 
includes room and 3 meals a day.

After the break, Summer sharing, and Show and Tell was held.