Pre-meeting: 7 pm BIG give away table and Sale of books and equipment. (NO early birds except for those who wish to help set up the tables!) Business meeting: Approve budget for 2018-19. See attached proposed budget Activity: Show & Tell
Stash Sale and AGM
The meeting will be held at the Elk Lake Baptist Church 5349 Patricia Bay Hwy. (This is the “new” church hall located further back from the highway, up the hill from the “old” hall. Parking is near the new hall).
Business: At the April general meeting, the following motion will be proposed with the intent of raising membership fees in the upcoming year.We move that Article 3.1 in the VHWS Guild Rules and Regulations shall be amended to read “Active Members are required to pay
The Ruth Anstey Memorial Lecture – Coleen Nimetz: Instructor with the Olds College Master Spinners’ Program & Instructor with “Ply Away”. Author of Articles in “Spin-Off” & “Ply”. Exhibitor in the Tzouhalem Guild Show at Cowichan Bay. Coleen has taught
Caroline Trepanier, “The Design Coach”. The evening will feature Caroline’s achievements in her Montreal Design Business of 20 years, followed by some details of her past two years of travels & design work on the West Coast of British Columbia,
Demonstration Evening & Wear What You Made Theme. A number of exciting volunteers have come forward to demonstrate their skills and are planning to demonstrate some very interesting and unique skills: Weaving: Using Your Handwoven Stash to Create Woven Gift
Victoria Centre for Community Living, Victoria, BC at 3861 Cedar Hill Cross Road (between Cedar Hill and Braefoot). Jennifer from Jentile Rabbitry will discuss the raising of angora rabbits for their wool, a brief discussion of different wool rabbit breeds,
Carey Pallister, Archivist, Sisters of St. Ann Archives, British Columbia will discuss the historical importance of fibre arts education in the lives of their students. Displays from their extensive textile collection will be available
ANWG 2017 Theme. Speakers are the four scholarship recipients and Show & Tell will feature fibre projects by fibre enthusiasts who attended ANWG classes.