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April 23, 2006
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Meeting 4th Sunday each month
2:00-4:00 pm
The Fiber Gallery
7000 Greenwood Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98103
206 706-4197
www.fibergallery.com



MINUTES OF APRIL MEETING
April 23, 2006


Linda lead our meeting.
  In attendance:  Linda Yew, Josie Addington, Jean Becker, Jan Ives, Carmella Patterson, Justine Ozaki, Rita Stockwell, Merrily Clark, Claire Cronkleton and Nancy Peterson.  Welcome to our visitor:  Jackie Willimon.

New Business
We had a discussion on workshops for the coming months.  Linda volunteered to do the May workshop on broomsick lace.  If you have a broomstick needle bring it or you can borrow one at the meeting.  Future workshops: Jean’s repurpose sweater capelet, Justine’s eyelash bucket bag and personalized name tags to wear at meetings.
 
Old Business
 
Linda thanked Justine for quickly finding a new location for our meetings at the Fiber Gallery.
 
Discussion on our guild’s benefits to join CGOA.  We decided the guild will join so we get the web listing of being affiliated with the national guild.  Claire will sign us up online.  Linda will join CGOA as an individual member – Jean, Justine and Josie are members.  Biggest benefit is you get Crochet! magazine as part of your membership.
 
Linda has ordered our business cards.
 
We have $110 in our treasury at this time.
 
Josie volunteered to draft the by-laws for our guild.  They will be available on our website to browse before the next meeting.  We can vote on acceptance next meeting.
 
Announcements
 
The Seattle Knitting and Fiber Arts Expo is April 28-30th at the Seattle Marriott Hotel at Seatac.  Lily Chin is one of the instructors.  She is doing a half day class on crochet tips and hints.  Still openings!  Course fee is $45.  You can get all the info on various crochet class atwww.seattleknittingexpo.com
 
Note: if you have signed up for classes this weekend, be sure to visit the expo website to get your homework!
 
Thursday nights at the Fiber Gallery they have a drop in session for $5.  You can get help on any problem or learn a new technique.
 
 
 
 
For corrections - please contact Justine at justineknits@yahoo.com
 

All Crocheters Welcome!