Friday, January 6, 2023

November 2022 Zoom Meeting

Secretary Caryl C. presided out the meeting for President Lunda D.    New members were asked to introduce themselves and tell us a little about themselves.

Treasurer's Report was shared.   

Caryl thanked Treasurer Nancy F. for her term as our Treasurer.   Caryl also acknowledged Stacy S. and Patrick B. for this service as co-Vice Presidents of the Guild. 

Elections - The slate of candidates was shared.  The two positions open are Treasurer (1) and Vice President (2).   Having no nominations from the floor, the slate was voted on.   Stacy and Patrick will continue in their positions as Vice-President and Robin T. will be the new Treasurer.

Upcoming Programing

  • December - Our Annual Holiday Exchange - In person meeting with Zoom for away stitchers.   Covered dish luncheon with members bringing their own beverage.  The Guild will provide wraps for the luncheon.
  • January 2023 - Showcase of pieces from the Designer of the Year for 2022 - The Scarlett House.  This will be a Zoom meeting.   Send pictures for the slide show of your Scarlett House pieces stitched in 2022.  Show and Tell of any Christmas related needlework items you received for the holidays.
  • February Zoom Meeting - We will share our finishes of the year long SAL of Garden of Stitches from Kimberly Nugent.
  • March - Live Meeting
  • April -  Live Meeting - Theresa Baird will demonstrate the Spiral Trellis Stitch.  She has a small kit prepared (optional - for purchase) for the meeting.
  • May - Live Meeting - Sampler Talk/Speaker to be announced
  • June - TBD
  • July - TBD
  • August - Zoom Meeting - Discussion on Shaker Samplers by Jennifer Richardson of Violets & Verses
  • September - Live Meeting - We will do silver casting with Michelle Ink creating charms, strawberry toppers, etc.
  • October -  TBD
  • November - TBD
  • December - Live Meeting - Annual Holiday Luncheon and Exchange
Retreats - We will continue to have retreats in Ocean City, Maryland.  With the shop moving and all that involves, Stacy will wait until Salty Yarns is set up in their new location in Berlin before reaching out to Sara to set up the spring retreat.  The new location is set to open February 1, 2023.

Green Book - Patrick has asked all to submit their list of completed 2022 projects to Linda as soon as possible after the first of the year so he can print and add to the Green Book which is a record of all the we accomplished over the past year

Conservation - The Board approved the conservation of the Sara Thompson Sampler which is in the collection of the Sale County Historical Society in Salem, NJ.  They are currently securing a conservator that will do the work.   This is being conserved in memory of Patty Hyrnecko, founding member.  

As for October, The Friendship Tree, from Liz Mathews, Liz has shared her design process.   She used bot the Delaware Discovery Book as reference and the Jane Fooks, Sussex County Sampler and the Ann Elizabeth Lockwood Sampler.   She incorporated birds and animals native to Delaware in the design as well as the apple urn that is part of our logo.  Liz led us in a great Zoom class for the finishing of this piece.

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