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The meeting will be on January 3, 2012, 7:00 PM at the meeting room. The program will be Bobbin Lace by
Cheryl. Agenda will be distributed at the meeting.

Study Group
The lace study group will meet January 17, 7:00 PM at the meeting room, with Joan presiding.

January 5 – Linda McDaniel

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Minutes October 2011

Minutes of the Handweavers Guild of Peoria October 4, 2011

Shirley called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Review of Minutes; no corrections
Treasurerʼs Report
Committee Reports
Program Committee
• No report
Workshop Committee
• Shadow Weave workshop had 4 attendees
Activities Committee
• Trip in spring to yarn shops in Iowa
Assets Committee
• No report
Projects and Business in Process
Celebration Day 2012
• July 14, 2011
• Japan will be the country to be explored
Spinning workshop
• November 19 from 8:30-4 with Tom Svihla in Lewiston. Bring sack lunch; Tom will
provide snacks and light beverages. Bring your own fiber.
• Bishop Hill Fiber Guildʼs annual Spin-in at Black Hawk College East Campus on
October 15, 2011 has beginning spinning class from 10:30-11:45
Lace Weaves Study Group
• Next meeting Tuesday, October 18 at 7:00 at St. Francis Church
• Will be making samples from “Lace Weaves Portfolio” by Leslie Voiers; samples need
to be at least 6” wide
• Workshop day will be planned
New Business
Road Trip
• National Museum of the American Coverlet in Bedford, PA
Outreach/visibility in community possibilities
• Weaving day to make mug rugs that could be given to homeless shelter with a mug
• Chillicothe Public Library has Christmas tree to decorate that our guild could adopt
• Make baby blanket(s) to donate to charitable organization
• Heifer International (give sheep to town)
• Humane Society make item to donate for auction
• Peoria Public Library display case to showcase our talents
• Weaving Day at Dunlap Public Library
• Demonstrate at Gems of the Prairie Show (4th weekend in September)
Meeting adjourned at 8:00
Program: “Guatemala and Its Textiles” presented by Pam Ritch
Next meeting will be Tuesday, November 1 at 7:00 at St. Francis Church. Joe will be
leading our Holiday Make and Take. Please bring ruler, shears/scissors, glue (Elmerʼs is
fine), and clips/small clamps (clothespins will do

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October 2011 Newsletter

The meeting will be on October 4, 7PM at the meeting
room. The program is Guatemala and its textiles, by
The Shadow Weave Workshop was September
23 & 24. Joan will give a report.

Dates to Remember
October 15, 2011 – Spin In, at Blackhawk College East
Campus: 26680 N. 100th Ave, Galva, IL. Doors open at

October 31 – The Great Pumpkin

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