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When:  Tues., November 27, 2018. Come as early as 6:00 pm, Show and Tell 6:45 and meeting/program starts at 7:00 pm.

Where: Lake Metroparks Environmental Learning Center, 7250 Alexander Rd., Painesville, OH  44077

What:   Wool: Unraveling an American Story of Artisans and Innovation by Peggy Hart  - a presentation by the author on how wool has had a surprising impact on America! Books will be available to purchase and autograph.

We will be voting on the 2019 budget and also the revised handbook.

Hostess:  Sue Ingrassia

Hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday with lots of good food! 

Publicity Chair Needed   Have you been wanting to give back to the Guild and also earn points ? Now is the time to step up and try something new. If you can navigate Facebook, like to learn new things, and are computer savvy, publicity is a good fit for you. This rewarding position allows you to be creative to promote Guild meetings and special events.

If you are interested, contact Sheri Gittinger ( or Uarda Taylor (



Holiday Party & Gift Exchange is Saturday, December 1st, 12-3

Welshfield Inn 14001 Main Market Road (Rt 422), Burton

We will be ordering from a limited menu. Here is a link to their lunch menu:  

Please let JoEllen know if you are planning on attending and if you are interested in a menu item by Monday November 26 at or 440.498.1930.

Per tradition, we will have a random gift exchange of something hand made and/or related to the fiber arts.

Always a good time, and a great way to get to know other guild members while enjoying good food.   Thanks!


The Handbook Committee (JoEllen Salkin, Mo Doerner, Nancy Curtiss, Sheri Gittinger & Bobbie Shafer) have concluded revisions to update and align with our Guild by-laws. The Executive Committee has reviewed and now it is time for our members to review.  Please take the time to look over the document linked here

We will be voting on passage at the November meeting (11/27/18). Please note that if you are interested in chairing a committee next year, this is where you will find the duties and responsibilities of these positions.  Thanks.

Location of our November meeting is:,+Painesville,+OH+44077/@41.675636,-81.2214

Lake Metropark Environmental Learning Center, 7250 Alexander Rd., Concord

We have a special guest speaker this month, author Peggy Hart. She will talk about her book, Wool, Unraveling an American Story of Artisans and Innovation - A must-read for anyone who has knitted socks, woven a tapestry, or curled up with a warm wool blanket. (taken from  Meeting times are the same with Program/Meeting starting at 7:00 pm