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Meeting Notes September 2013

Diablo Weavers Guild
Meeting of September 20, 2013

The meeting was held at Lillian Whipple's home. Lillian opened the meeting by 
welcoming everyone.

The refreshment schedule for the new year was passed around. Contact Carol 
Gray to add your name to the list.

CNCH: On line registration will begin November 1, 2013. Lillian will be weaving 
the ribbons. Mary Helen Binger will be chairing the Make and Take area, and is 
looking for ideas for the conference.

Programs: Program Chair Mary Helen Binger still has a few open slots for 
meetings. Programs scheduled are:

October: Vilija and Pam talking about Bags and Purses. Bring along any 
hand woven fabrics you are considering for a bag.

November 22: Open. Potential topic: inkle weaving

December: date TBA Holiday Party

January 24, 2014: Saori weaving with Lynne ___________

February 14:

March 21:

April 18:

May 14: Joan Ruane

June 14: picnic

Some possible program ideas: Jannie Taylor on lace weaving, and Rebecca 
Burgess on local fiber

Challenge Ideas for this year:

1) Sample before you weave - share what you learn
2) Choose your own challenge - do something new to you
3) Trade projects - bring your project documentation
4) Make an E-textile
5) Rigid heddle loom challenge
6) Jewelry & Adornment. Any technique - adding an element new to you.

After general discussion, the idea generating most interest was Jewelry and 
adornment. This was selected as the guild challenge project by acclamation.

Announcements:

Demo Day at the Thurman Casey Library. Sat. Oct. 26 from Noon to 6pm
This demo day is geared to adults 45 and older. We will be sharing a table with 
Treadles To Threads. See Joan Anderson for more information
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