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Fireweed Fiber Guild Minutes 10/19/19

Posted by fireweedfiber on November 4, 2019 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Fireweed Fiber Guild

10/1/19 Minutes

 

Meeting was called to order at 11:10 with 10 members present including 3 new members. Introductions were made all around.

Treasurer’s report: $4245.07 with insurance to be paid.

Old Business:

 

Nancy Field gave FiberFest report: Planning was started late in 2018 for the 2019 event, we had a lot of ads and articles in the newspaper this year, our guild table was a success, 2019 raffle sales were down from last year. We had an increase in vendors, demonstrations, and the kids table was successful due to the help of the Fuzzy Wuzzy 4-H group. We discussed a donation of $250 be donation to the Fuzzy Wuzzys. Thank you letters were sent to all vendors and food vendors. Raffle prizes were delivered to all winners not present (thank you Jane Conway).

There was a short discussion on the FiberFest. One of our new members suggested having more literature regarding fiber at the sign in tables.

 

New Business:

Shauna shared the pattern for “pocket prayers shawls”. Several members got the patterns from her.

It was decided to put a small summary of meeting in newsletter.

 

Meeting adjourned at 12:10

 

Respectfully submitted,

Kathy Morey

BOD Secretary

 

 

Fireweed Fiber Guild 9/21/2019 Minutes

Posted by fireweedfiber on October 14, 2019 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)
Fireweed Fiber Guild 9/21/2019 Minutes Meeting was called to order at 11:20 with 11 members present. Members introduced themselves. Old Business: Regarding Fiberfest: Shauna reported she has signed up food vendors. Reindeer Hut, Kenai Kumbacha, Wok & Roll, and Hot Dog a la Cart. Flyers have been passed out and posted in many communities, from Homer to Girdwood. New Business and announcements: Monti brought colored markers for members to decorate their bags. Nancy announced she will, also, be having a booth at the Festival Kathy passed around a thank you card from the Boys and Girls Club thanking the guild for the flowers made last summer. Instead of the original idea of �??planting�?� them on a fence, the club took them to the senior center and passed them out to the residents , who totally were thrilled. Lee commented that there should be more communication between members regarding happening within the guild Meeting was adjourned at 12:00 Respectfully submitted, Kathy Morey BOD Secretary

Fireweed Guild Minutes June 2019

Posted by fireweedfiber on July 7, 2019 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)
Fireweed Fiber Guild, 6/15/2019 Minutes~~~ Meeting was called to order at 11:00 with 14 members present. ~~ Old Business: Discussion of where monies for class registration for the Fireweed FiberFest should be sent. It was decided they should be sent to Nancy until further notice. Guild tote bags are in, and can be purchased for $12.00 for members and $15.00 for non-members. New Business:~~ Cladette spoke of a dying workshop she attended at John Campbell Folk school. She is also, gathering up sponsors for the FiberFest. So far, J&H, Mountain Mamas, Artsy Junkin???. Introduction of new members: Yolanda, Abby, Debra, and Leslie. Kate Wathum was down from Fairbanks to pick up fiber to take back for processing. Meeting was adjourned at 11:30 After the meeting, Linda Price gave a demonstration on blending fiber.~~~ Submitted by. Kathy Morey BOD Secretary

Fireweed Guild Minutes May 2019

Posted by fireweedfiber on May 25, 2019 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)
Fireweed Fiber Guild 5/18/2019 Minutes Meeting called to order at 11:15 with 10 members present. Old Business: Tote bags�??Maryann presented prices and it was agreed by all to purchase the large bags at $6.15 per bag (cost of $307.50 for 50 bags). Bags will be available to members for $12 and non-members for $15. New Business: Kathy brought up an idea to work with the Boys and Girls Club to accent their community garden by crocheting, knitting or felting flower to donate for the children to decorate the fence at the garden. Flowers can be dropped off at the Club (ask for Ronie), or contact Kathy at 513-1731. Our next meeting will be on June 15th at the library and will be a demonstration/class on �??blending fiber�?�. Linda Price has offered to show us all the tricks and let us have a try. Possible class in July�??felted soap. It was suggested that we all make our own nametags to wear at the meetings or whenever we gather. With so many new members, it will help keep track of who�??s who. Meeting adjourned at 11:55

Fireweed Guild Minutes

Posted by fireweedfiber on May 2, 2019 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)
Fireweed Fiber Guild Meeting 4/20/2019 Minutes Meeting was called to order at 11:00 with 9 members present. Old Business: More discussion on the purchasing of tote bags with Guild logo. These will be available for members to purchase, a price of $10 for members was advised. It was decided that dues will be due October 1, due to the high volume of new members who sign up at the FiberFest. FiberFest dates this year will be September 28th and 29th, Saturday and Sunday. Sunday was suggested as the best day for classes. New Business: It was discussed and decided that there should be a �??Finished Product�?� display at the FiberFest. This would show the end product of working with wool and fiber. Show & Tell: Karen: Makes knitted bears with handspun yarn for sale at the Saturday market Nancy: Shared the children�??s book she wrote Marilyn: Shared the socks she made from Jane�??s yarn Marti: Shared felted soap balls, using her own handmade soap Kathy: Newest tapestry weaving Meeting was adjourned at 11:30 Respectfully submitted Kathy Morey BOD Secretary

Fireweed Guild Minutes

Posted by fireweedfiber on March 28, 2019 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)
Fireweed Fiber Guild Meeting 3/16/2019 Minutes Fireweed Fiber Guild meeting came to order at 11:00 am with 14 members present, including 4 new members, Bonnie Morad, Marti Anderson, Shirley Wooley, and Sue Sloan. Introductions were made all around. Bonnie and Marti expressed interest in weaving and Lisa Lambert, offered a possible class. Old Business: Discussion of preparations for the FiberFest. Including the need for volunteers and promotion. New Business: Lee suggested a new Logo for the Fiber Guild and showed her ideas. It was voted that the guild should adopt the new design. There was also, discussion on purchasing bags with logos, more research to be done, and will be discussed at next meeting. Maryann told us the Kenai Library has a �??Readers & Leaders�?� program on 4/24 at 10:30-11:30 and we need volunteers to participate (will need a carder, spinner, & weaver). Also, �??Caring for the Kenai�?? has a program to help promote the fiberarts and fiber animal care, suggested a $50-$75 donation. Ideas for possible upcoming classes: Making felted soap, cleaning raw fiber, making felted shoes with a mold, blending fibers on a carder, and weaving. Meeting was then concluded, and members were free to work on projects and visit. Respectfully submitted, Kathy Morey BOD secretary