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Next guild meeting will start at 1pm on Saturday, October 1st. We will be collecting payments for the basket weaving workshop on October 22nd. We will also be taking names of vendors for the November anniversary celebration.

Below are abbreviated notes from the September meeting.

September 3, 2011 meeting

Past events:
-Chemung County Fair comments: items entered are in competition with each other.
-Last meeting’s report is on the Guild’s FaceBook page, and on the Guild blog as well. We can add photos, and links to interesting or related sites.
-Strong Kids/Safe Kids – they now have an “arts and culture” tent.

Future Events:
-September 10 – Benjamin Patterson Inn’s Whingblinger, tent next to the cabin.
-September 17 – Finger Lakes Fiber Festival at Hemlock, NY, at the Livingston County fairgrounds.
-Senior Notebook segment from Chemung County Fair, will air in late September or early October.
-Chemung County Fair –
-Basket Weaving – October 22nd at 9:30 AM. Participants will be making a potato basket. Cost: $40. Pre-registration and pre-payment required, by October meeting.
-Rhinebeck Sheep & Wool Festival – October 15-16
-November meeting – 11/5 – anniversary meeting with lunch and vendors. Committees: Food & Kitchen (Judy B), Vendors (Eve), Publicity – (?). Lunch at 11:30. Open to others at 1:30? Other guilds, knitting groups, family and friends.
-Art at the Armory, Rochester. Fine arts show, 2nd weekend in November.

Present:
-New library books: Spinner’s Companion, Weaver’s Companion, Knitting Stitches, Hand Dyeing Yarn & Fleece, Handy Book of Sweater Patterns, Weaver’s Idea Book, 60 Scarves (weaving); Sheep ad Shepherd magazines.
-Banner – still needs to be done: inkle loom border, needle felting, sewing.
-Roc Day, January 7; lunch at 11:00

 

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