Sunday, April 1, 2018
March 2018 Minutes
Treasurer’s Report: As of 2/9/2018, we received dues for 8 members, received monies for 2 spindle kits, and paid out $8.30 for copies of the membership lists. As of 3/9/2018 we have 33 members.
Old Business: Convergence July 8, 2018, Sheep-to-Shawl competition from 12-5. There will be a $10 admittance fee if you haven’t purchased the package deal for Convergence. Each team will have 1 Liaison person, 4 Spinners, 1 Plyer, 1 Carder, and 1 Weaver. We will be having a practice on the 4th Saturday of each month at the Reno Rails Building, future home of our Textile Workshop facility on the corner of 4th and Sutro Streets. The next practice will be on March 24th, from noon until 4. If you have any questions please contact Nancy Pryor or Marilynn Clarke.
Our April Meeting on the 14th will be a Mad Hatter Batt party at the Bartley Ranch Schoolhouse. If you can, please bring your carder and any extra fiber odds and; ends that you to share. “Mad Hatter” Hats are encouraged!
Marilynn Clarke said to give her a call if you would like to shop all of Mary Bear’s fiber arts collection which is in Marilynn’s garage.
New Business: Gold Discovery Days at the Plumas Eureka State Park, outside of Graeagle and Johnsonville, CA, will be held on July 21-22nd. There is no cost for admittance. Doris and Virva reported that the Fundraiser Breakfast held on Sunday morning is yummy! This is a demonstration opportunity for anyone interested.
The Carson City Fair will be held July 25-29th in Carson City, will post more information later.
Art in the Park at the Rancho San Rafael Arboretum will be held on July 29th. More information later.
The Plumas County Fair, outside of Quincy, CA will be held Aug. 8-12. The demonstration area is indoors and the Sheep and Class Show is held on Thursday. Our meetings will be held at the following:
May-Doris’s home June-Mimi’s home, we will be doing indigo and assorted dyeing. July-Lilli Moffit’s Textile Workshop, (Reno Rail’s Building), on the corner of 4th and Sutro Streets. August-Marilynn’s home September-Spinster’s Retreat weekend at Davis Creek Park in Washoe Valley.
April Meeting is at Bartley Ranch Park. Mad Hatter Party