Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Elections were held at our November meeting and the 2012 slate of officers is as follows:
President - Jennifer M.
Secretary - Jean N.
Treasurer/Membership - Lori J.
Program Vice President - Kim L.
Workshop Chair - Mary D.
Program Assistant Chair and Workshop Assistant Chair are still open. . .

Regarding the sampler restoration project the guild would like to fund, Jennifer M. reported that the director of the Ackworth School has told her they have a sampler from 1811 that needs to be restored and he will send a picture. . .

If anyone is interested in purchasing an additional pumpkin pincushion kit from the October program, Stephanie H. has extras; please contact her.

Beginning in January 2012, Mary D. will take sign ups for the Nancy Renssela Mystery Sampler by Linda Lautenschlager of "Chessie and Me"; cost will be under $125. She also sent an email to Brenda Gervaise of "With thy Needle and Thread" to inquire about her availability to come and teach a workshop.

Jennifer M. displayed small frames that hold needlework and can also be worn as jewelry, from a company called "Stampin' Up". Contact Katherine P. if you are interested in purchasing this product.
The November program was the 2011 TRSG Christmas Ornament and was taught by Denise D. who designed the ornament for the guild.
Show & Tell:
Barbie D. - Merry Christmas - Glory Bee:
Lynn E. - Liberty - Fancy Work
Needles Tin - Barbara Rakosnik:
Debbie G. - Wyndham Needlewoman - Wyndham Needleworks:
Stephanie H. - Poof Oops Meow - San-Man Originals:
Lori J. - Needle and Thread Scissor Bed/Pin Pillow - Little House Needleworks
Polly's Sewing Box and Polly's Thimble Box - Blackbird Designs:
Kim L. - Cat Fob- Prairie Moon (gift stitched by Ava T.)
EEK!- Homespun Elegance (gift stitched by Gloria M):
Michelle L. - Garden of Eerie - Plum Street Samplers:
Mollie M. - Bee Skep Thread Palette - Anne C. Steinbach:
Jennifer M. - Ring of Roses Miser Bag & Pincushion - Patrick's Woods:
Vicki N. - Freedom Bits- Erica Michaels:
Katherine P. - Gingerbread Village Ornament - Little House Needleworks
Joy to Ewe - Chessie and Me
Redwork Ornament - unknown designer:
Cyndi S. - John Foster 1885 Sampler - Historic Stitches:
Kathy W. - 2008 TRSG Christmas Ornament - Debbie Draper
Christmas in Stitches - 2009 TRSG Ornament Christmas - Milady's Needle
Christmas Every Day - 2010 TRSG Christmas Ornament - Kim L.
Don Roberto - Greater Dallas EGA Christmas Ornament - Amanda Garcia Slater:
Marie Z. - Eliza Sloan - Goode Huswife
purchased antique sampler - Continental Samplers:

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