RIVER VALLY ARTS GUILD MONTHLY MEETING MINUTES 4/24/17
CALL TO ORDER: at 6:30pm at Eagles Nest Coffee House by Ione Timm, Pres.
MEMBERS PRESENT: 25 No new members
TREASURER’S REPORT: On Hand: $970.45. Expenditures: $0. Deposits: $24.00. Balance as of 4/24/17 is $994.45. 49 paid members.
SECRETARY’S REPORT: March minutes approved as submitted.
MATERIAL GIRLS: Some went to a retreat and won prizes – in Austin; Calico Hut sponsors this retreat.
WILD WOOLIE WOMEN: still working on the blocks for the quilt
HOOKERS: working on own projects
PUNCH NEEDLE: working on own projects
MONDAY STITCHING: work on any project
Reminder that our next meeting will be May 22. Program is a demonstration of washing and blocking knit and crochet items by Barb Busch and Nancy Zimmerman.
SHOW AND TELL:
Ione brought two gorgeous rugs she hooked for her grandchildren.
Julie M. showed the insides of the geodes they cracked at their “crack party”.
Judith showed the creative ways she used the fleece brought last month as a give away – fun blankets from the scraps.
Kay talked about and showed the items she felted: a 3D apple, a 3D bird, a 2D cat (framed) and a landscape (framed), beautiful.
Sally brought ceramic “peeps” she and her husband made years ago and the table runner she just wove to go with it for Easter.
Sue showed two bags she finished – a fabric wrapped coiled purse and a silk sari woven and sewn bag.
PROGRAM: Barb Tentis – Make and Take name tag figurines
ONGOING BUSINESS REMINDERS:
Minutes respectfully submitted by Sue Eggenberger