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October 2011 Minutes

Diablo Weaver’s Guild Meeting Minutes Oct. 28, 2011


Carol Causey called the meeting to order. 


Vilija reported that the September swap event earned a $103. 00 profit for the guild.


A motion was made, seconded and unanimously approved for Diablo to sponsor two $25 awards for the fashion show at CNCH 2012. These are to be awarded at the discretion of the fashion show committee


Carol Causey reported on the CNCH Liaison luncheon held at the end of September and distributed conference booklets and cards.


Joan brought in the obituary for Sarah Wasserman, a former Diablo guild member whom many of us remember as a talented weaver and valued member of the guild.


Vilija is hosting the guild for its holiday party on Dec. 16, at 11 am.  It’ll be our usual format again, where each of us should bring a small gift and potluck luncheon item to share.


Upcoming Programs: 


In November, our speaker will be Bonnie Wells, talking about “My Life in Cloth”.  Bonnie is a local fiber artist and teacher specializing in dyeing and surface design.


Our December meeting is dedicated to the holiday party.


The January meeting will be with a representative from the Lace Museum in Sunnyvale.  The meeting will be held at Joan’s clubhouse.  We are encouraged to bring in our own lace items to share.


In February Lillian will be doing a program on rep weave.


October’s Program:


Our speaker for October was Anita Mayer, who gave her talk on making one of a kind vests, using handwovens and other fiber techniques.