Mid Island Weavers and Spinners (and other fibre enthusiasts) Guild

This is the Mid Island Weavers and Spinners (and other fibre enthusiasts) blog page. The group meets the first Wednesday of the month during the fall/winter/spring (September through to June). Meetings are held in the hall of St. Paul's Chruch downtown Nanaimo (across from the Dorchester Hotel - the entrance is on the other side of the church at 100 Chapel St, across the street from the new condos). 7:00 pm. Guests are welcome to come...bring your knitting, spinning wheel or other fibre addictions. Meetings usually consist of 5 minutes of business, show and tell (bring something), tea and cookies, and some sort of workshop, seminar or talk where you will learn something fibry and interesting.
We now have an email address: MIWSGuild at gmail.com

Sunday, April 6, 2014

MIWS Guild April 2nd 2014

Minutes of the MIWS Guild meeting April 2nd 2014

Treasurers report for this year accepted as read by Lynne Vander Linde and seconded by Sharon McGarrigle

Motion Made by Kathy McDonald and seconded by Lynne Vander Linde
Decided to donate $100 in Eva Ryan’s memory to the Heart and Stroke

Karin Jacobson was thanked for her stint of being chairman for the guild.

We had a new member through the Blog who wants to take the Colour in Spinning workshop. Her name is Damaris Oakley

It was out AGM so next years slate is:
President Lynne Vander Linde
Secretary Heather Sinclair
Treasurer /Crystal Hanson (I hope I got that right as I don't have a current membership list)
Librarian-Margo Turner

The guild is doing a demonstration at 1pm April 15th More volunteers needed at Lakeside Gardens

The knitters Loom is at Anne Fiddick's

Colour Control in Spinning Workshop 28th and 27th is being held at The Country Grocer on Bowen Road.
9-4 pm with a half hour for lunch. Since Saturday is customer appreciation day come early to the /Bowen Road side.

Library books -two donated
Knitting lace by Barbara Abbey and a Vogue-Mittens and Gloves

Website of Maiwa Blog=www.maiwahandprintsblogspot.com
Talked about a dye day in the summer with Cheryl Weibe on Saltspring Island

Show and Tell( correct me if I missed anything)
Kathy McDonald- Cotton blankets woven different greens and blues
Crystal brought samples of yarn for sale on cones
Karin- handspun shrug knit with lace sleeves
Jeannette Brooks socks and dishcloths-knit
Heather -scarf with the yarn left on the knitters loom when i got it and I posted what I did on the knitters loom
Fiona-camel and silk shawl with beads
3 hats and another shoulder cozy and cowl and shawl with beads-very productive.

Next programme is Margie's slides and hostesses are Heather and another volunteer

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