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Meeting Notes September 2019

Diablo Weavers Guild
September 20, 2019

Today's meeting was held at Carol Causey's house.

Reba opened the meeting at 10:10 a.m., and thanked Carol for hosting the meeting.


2019 - 2020 officers were announced.  Officers are:

President: Reba Siero

VP/Programs Paula Rafaela 

Secretary Pam Murdock

Treasurer Vilija Deutschman

The treasurer reports one unallocated dues payment.  If you haven't been credited for your dues, please see Vilija.  The treasurer also passed around the balance sheet.  If you still owe dues, individual memberships are $30 and family memberships are $40.

CNCH news

The 2020 CNCH Conference theme is "The Artist Within".  Conference will be held April 3 - 5, 2020.  There will be a liaison meeting tomorrow.  There is a partial instructor list available, and CNCH encourages everyone to stay at the Conference hotel.

HGA Convergence and Complex Weavers conferences will be in Knoxville in 2020.  Registration opens October 1, 2019.  Hotel room registration is open now.  You must be an HGA member.

Study Group

The study group has chosen Shadow Weave for the next topic.  The next meeting will be 10/11/19 at 10 a.m.  They will meet at Maureen's house.

Reba will be the weaver for Meridian Jacobs' Fleece To Shawl team at Lambtown.  The contest will be on Sunday, October 6, 2019.

The refreshment list is being passed around.  Please sign up.

Next was Show & Tell


Paula told us about the speakers she is hoping to engage for programs for this year.

Next meeting will be Friday, October 25, 2019 at the library.


2019 - 2020 Challenge

After the break this year's challenge was introduced.  The challenge is "Make It Work".  Each member will select 3 colors of 5/2 pearl cotton.  Choose from 1 bag only!  The rules:  you must use all 3 colors, at least 2 warp threads.  You may  mix it with something else.  There is approximately 240 yards of each color.

Members browsed the stash/swap area.