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JANUARY 2012 NEWSLETTER

Meeting
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.

Birthdays
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

Meeting
The meeting will be on October 4, 7PM at the meeting
room. The program is Guatemala and its textiles, by
Pam.
Workshop
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
9AM

Birthdays
October 31 – The Great Pumpkin

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