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October 2017

Minutes for September 9, 2017

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Minutes recorded by Laura Clarkson  

Number attending: 12

Number of visitors: 0

Show and Tell

Wendi shared her Bottles of Hope. Betty shared what she has done with sugar veil molds. Myra brought several of the fan pulls she has made. Jane shared the mini-donuts she has been making with her granddaughter for an upcoming show. Penni Jo has a new pumpkin/Halloween mold.


Myra taught our class today on Ceiling Fan Pulls

Business Meeting

Officer/Volunteer Reports:

Secretary: Minutes of the August 12, 2017 meeting were submitted by Penni Jo and approved

Treasurer: Angela gave an update on the current balance. We currently have 31 paid members.

Bottles of Hope Coordinator: Wendi McKinnon

Old Business:

Retreat 2018 – Notices have gone out requesting proposals from guest artists.


Fair demos are next Sunday, 9/17/17, from 2-6.

Next drawing will be in October. August winners were Penni Jo, Marsha and Almond(?)

October is also inchie month with a theme of Fall

October 2017 Meeting: Mokume Gane Barrette

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Our next guild meeting will be Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in the Contemporary Arts Center at the fairgrounds. This is inchie month, with a theme of “Fall”. We will also have a drawing this month, so if you won something last time, bring some goodies for this one!

This month, Cheryl Reich will be teaching a traditional Mokume Gane technique, plus unique twists.


  • Clay – about 1 oz. each of black, white, and several colors that work well together (metallics are great!)


  • Work surface
  • Pasta machine
  • Acrylic roller
  • Any texture sheets or rubber stamps that are deep cut

Cheryl will be providing a special baggie, the barrette clip, and many different textures, rubber stamps and other cutters to share.