Saturday, December 22, 2012
Our newest member brought a bunch of her art work for Show & Tell. Cheryl is a spinner, weaver, needle felter, knitter and doll maker, she works with angora rabbits and llama fibers.
At our December potluck meeting we also took a group picture.
We had a large turnout for our December holiday meeting, and a wonderful potluck. Old Business 12 Beatles challenge pieces were hung in the Sutherlin Library, thanks to Kay and Peggy's efforts. They had to add sleeves and hanging devices to some of them, so we discussed making sure we could hang the Weaving challenge before we display it. Mandatory sleeves at least two inches wide, and a piece of lath or yard stick with screw eyes on either end. If your piece is not able to have a sleeve, a weaving , 3-D sculpture, or doll etc... then some form of hanging device/display method must be provided or discussed with the people hanging the display. The January meeting will be photo transfer techniques, by Amy from the book Peggy provided. I'll email a supply list before the meeting. New Business We discussed having the blog printed into a book, Amy will get more details and a price, and let everyone know the cost. Amy's blog book was passed around as a sample. Amy got a new book "Art in Felt and Stitch" with wet felted landscapes, and a workshop is going to be planned at Vera's for trying this technique. Dates and materials list TBA. A new challenge was proposed with a Theme of "A River Runs Through It" with a continuous band of blue fabric winding through the side by side pieces. A sample was shown in a book, with this technique, and we thought it very appropriate for our group. Details to be announced later. If you are still working on your "Weaving" challenge, you still have time to bring it to our next meeting. We had many finished pieces in the show and tell, it will be a great group of art pieces. Any one with a technique to demo or hands on for our next couple of meetings, please volunteer. Show and Tell