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The Prairie Textile Arts Guild met at 9:30 am on October 11, 2003 in the meeting room at Marillac Manor.

_The meeting was called to order by Acting President Lynn McMulley.

_17 members and 3 guests were present.

_The minutes of the September 13, 2003 meeting were approved as printed/corrected.


Reports of officers and standing committees:

Treasurer (Jan Dralle)The Treasurers report was read.


Historian (Mary Beth Osborn):0


Hospitality (Kaye and Elise Halvorson):Kaye & Elise Halvorson still need volunteers to help set up

prior to meetings and to clean up afterwards.  The sign up sheet was passed around again this month.


Program (Sandie Brewster and Lynn McCulley):Lynn McCulley asked for suggestions for programs.

Some ideas were Molar needle work and contacting Aurna Seth for some ideas.  Lynn also asked for

ideas for our May field trip.  It was decided we would go to the Abby in Richardton.  Lynn will contact

them to make arrangements.


Publicity (Elaine DeBilzan):



Unfinished Business:

_Karen Oby reported that there are seventeen people signed up for the Brazilian Embroidery workshop

on October 18, 2003.   She would like everyone to be there at 8:15 am.


New Business:




_It was announced that Krista Andrew had a baby girl, Lilly, October 2nd.  As a surprise Krista came to

the meeting and bought little Lilly along.


Jan Dralle announced that she is a new grandmother.  Her daughter had a baby girl, Sidney.


_The program on stump work was presented by Deb Arnold.  Carol Kapsner gave a lesson on the stitch

for the month, Queenstitch.

_The speakerís gift was made by Arlene Olson.

_Deb Long and Carol Kapsner provided the treats.

_Bring and Brag was held.

_The meeting was adjourned

_Respectfully Submitted, Arlene Olson, Secretary