YAWG Luncheon

The Christmas luncheon will be at the MCCTC in Canfield at 11:30 am on Wednesday December 7. Come join us for a relaxing lunch before the holiday craziness! We will be ordering off the menu and the deserts are heavenly…

EOH Meeting

Our next meeting will be Saturday, November 19th @ 9:30 a.m. at the Leetonia Library.  The program for this month “German Paper Stars” will be rescheduled due to the auction we will be having.  

 When we combined the guilds we have duplicate books and magazines so we decided that we could auction them off at our next meeting.  For this auction, we are asking that you ONLY bring in weaving, spinning or fiber related items that you want to DONATE.  They will be auctioned off at the meeting and then proceeds will go to the guild.  Some items people have brought in the past were left over spools of yarn, loopers, bluejeans, tools. I thought we could split the money with the YAWG from the sale of the books and magazines, since we had combined the libraries.  The other items sold will go to the EOH guild, as we no longer have dues and this will give a little money if there is need i.e. dyes, warp etc.

How the auction will work is a member will be the auctioneer – Roxanne unless someone else wants to volunteer.  If interested in bidding you will be given a number and usually the treasurer will keep track of who the number belongs to and the items that were sold to who so at the end of auction you can check with treasurer or whoever kept the tally and know what you owe.  Most items in the past would only of for a few dollars, unless you have a bidding war then you can expect to pay a little more.  So bring your dollars!!!

When members bring in items we will have an area to put the items that will be auctioned off.  So after meeting is adjourned you will have time to look at items to see if there is anything you want to bid on.  

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Location Change!

A reminder that the YAWG meeting this Wednesday will be in the Ruritan Building, #23, just down from the Fair office. This is a one time only change.

SnowmenNote the cute program!

Many updates…

November 5 & 6 Holiday show at the Metroplex – contact Sheila and let her know what days you can demo as soon as possible.

Next meeting is Nov 2, 10 am – note the change in the building, #23 Ruritan. Dues are due for 2023, $20. The program is a weavette snowman, bring a white 4″ square

Holiday luncheon is Wednesday December 7 at MCCTC, as usual. Guests are welcome, let Marilyn know if you will be attending.

Johnda Houston unexpectedly passed away recently. Flowers were sent by the Guild.

Great wheel needs a home – was used for decorative purposes only and may not have all its original parts or is usable.  It has been in a garage for the past 15 years. Contact Tracy for the owner’s details.IMG_0161

YAWG Meeting Reminder

Youngstown Area Weavers will meet on Wednesday June 1 at 10 am in the Colonial Inn on the Canfield Fairgrounds.

The program is hands-on traditional tie dying…yes the 70’s are back! Dyes will be provided, please bring the following supplies:

Bucket or tub to hold wet shirt
Rubber bands if you have them
Rubber gloves, surgical or kitchen
Old hand or kitchen towel or paper towels for spills

Wear old clothes, you will likely get splattered! If there are any questions, contact Sheila

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