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Minutes – April 2018

April 2018 minutes

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Minutes of the Handweaversʼ Guild of Peoria January 2, 2018
Members present: Margie K, Liseʼ, Carol S, Joan, Avis, Jennie, Diane, Melissa
Diane called the meeting to order at 7:15 p.m.
Review of MInutes – No corrections; Jennie moved, Liseʼ seconded.
Treasurerʼs Report
• Ending balances as of 12/30117 (Savings) $2,452.42 (Checking) $1011.97
Total balance $3,464.39; (includes $715 reserved for future loom purchase)
Committee Reports
Program Committee – Jennie
• Februaryʼs program will be “Planning a Project”
• September meeting – Kitchen Towel exchange
Workshop Committee – Liseʼ
• Jason Collingwood “3 End Block Weave” Fall 2018
• Heather Winslow Fall 2018 or Spring 2019
• Other workshop possibilities include Theo Moorman Shimmering Silks Garment Weaving round robin
• Contact Liseʼ with other suggestions
Activities Committee – Diane
• Possible Spring 2018 fun trip to St. Charles, IL
• Contact Diane or Mary D with any ideas for activities
Assets Committee – Joan
• Inventory completed
• Guild Libraryʼs Handwoven collection is not complete; will be sending out a list of needed issues; if
you have an extra issue to fill a gap in our library that you would like to donate that would be
wonderful
Old Business & Events
Towel Exchange
• Weave a kitchen towel and bring draft to September 2018 potluck for exchange
• Drafts to be compiled and distributed to towel exchange participants
Outreach
• No outreach to report
Structure Study Group – Jennie
• Studies various structures as well as pursuing own weaving interests
• Next meeting will be 7:30 am at Knoxville Panera on Monday, January 22 to study birdʼs eye

Rigid Heddle Weaving Group – Melissa
• Meets at Dunlap Public Library District (302 S. First St, Dunlap) on the 4th Thursday of each month from 11am to 1 pm; bring your loom or project or just chat; open format; January 25th

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Websites

Websites that are Worth a Look!

The Eleanor Best Collection of Workshops and Handouts

http://weavingindiana.org/library

Warp and Weave Blog Articles

https://www.warpandweave.com/blog-articles/

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July_-_August 2012 Newsletter

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May2012 Minutes

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May 2012 Newsletter

Read about the Handweavers’ Guild of Peoria – both past and present. 

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Open House 2012

A great time was had by all! Guest and visitors enjoyed a morning of weaving and fiber arts as members of the Handweavers’ Guild of Peoria demonstrated and taught potential fiber artists.

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On hand were several looms, a drop spindle, fiber combing, braiding and basketry.

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Participants could try their hand at all of these crafts and even take home a small loom to continue weaving.

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Thank you Dunlap Library and our own Melissa Wyeneth for allowing us to hold our open house in your beautiful facility!

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