Monday, June 5, 2017

May 2017 Minutes

Guild Minutes May 13, 2017 In Attendance: Margery McConaghy, Heidi Ericson, Amy Shannon, Allison Judge, Janet Schueller, Maureen Pisani, Mimi Bullard, Ashley Thibedeau, Kendra Iwahashi, Gina Iwahashi, Patti O’Brien, Angela Alter, Rebecca Hess, Hannah Woods, Judy Wells, Gina Caudillo, Nancy Pryor, Alyce Brown, Doris Woloszyn, Marilynn Clarke, Jo Van Winkle Treasurer’s Report: As of 4/7/2017, our balance was $4,301.39. We received dues for 6 more members. We paid out $500 as our donation to the Marjorie Russell Textile Museum. As of 5/13/2017, our balance is $3,951.39 with 25 paid members. Old Business: Our November meeting, on Nov. 11, will be held at the First Congregational Church from 11:30-2:30. The time was moved by half an hour to give the meeting ahead of us time to leave so that parking is not an issue. The fee will be $1 each for the rental. Artisan Fair at South Valley Library will be held on June 17 from noon-4 p.m. The Mini-Maker Fair will be held on July 8th at Idlewild Park, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The deadline for vendors to sign-up is June 15. It was decided that we would have a 10x20 space for demonstration and a separate 10x10 booth for Guild sales. The members participating in the Guild sales table will split the business license fee of $65.00 Members will need to make a 4 hour commitment to not be charged the admission fee. July 30, from 10-4, The Arboretum at Rancho San Rafael will participate in Art Town with, “How Crafts are Inspired by Nature”. Celtic Fair will be Oct. 7-8 at Bartley Ranch. Heidi will give us updates in the future and people are needed to commit to setting up, demonstrating, and tearing down, HGA will be July 5-12th, 2018 at the Peppermill, we will participate with the Basketweavers, and the Reno Fiber Guild. Our Guild is officially a member now. A Sheep-to-Shawl completion was discussed. New Business: Our June meeting will be held at Mimi Bullard’s home. Members are invited to come and camp on Friday before the meeting. Directions to Mimi’s will be in June S email. Our learning tree will be different types of dyeing, bring what you would like to dye! We will not be holding a July meeting due to participating in the Maker’s Fair.

Our next meeting is at Mimi Bullard's June 10th Everyone is invited to camp over Friday night! Bring food and drink and with weather permitting we can sit out on the porch and watch the full moon rise over the mountains.
After the meeting Saturday for the "Learning Tree" there is a Indigo Vat for dying fiber. Bring roving, yarn, or something you've made to soak up some beautiful Indigo color.

Driving Directions: from Reno go north on Hwy 395 to exit 78 Red Rock Road, turn right, travel  about 20 miles, then 2 miles past Ross Creek Ranch to Arabian. Turn left on Arabian to first left Rancho Rd. then take the first right Thoroughbred Circle. We are at 455 Thoroughbred  775 9693249