WICHITA WEAVERS, SPINNERS & DYERS GUILD
NEWS 4 EWE
Editors: April Nilsen & Nancy Pugh
Hello to all! Summer is gone! Kids month-time 10:00- We will combine
are back in school! Guild is back our Spin day with this meeting day.
from summer break! Hope everyone We will have a guild meeting and then
had a good summer. Weather was we will spend the rest of the day doing
good to us here in Kansas – not so spinning, etc. Bring whatever you want
good to our fellow Americans down to work on. It does not have to be
south. spinning! Come for a little while or for
the whole day!
Katrina Relief Did You Know?
Many spinning friends in the New Guild Member Marnette Hatchett
Orleans/Baton Rouge area have lost was chosen one of three winners in
their stash and possibly their wheels the 2005 Woman of the Year
and looms. If any of you have items program sponsored by the Newton
you may wish to donate to them I will Kansan and the Woman of the Year
be sending them to Stannie Luker in Committee. Marnette Hatchett has
Baton Rouge and Mary Lynn been a guild member for 20 + years.
Jackson also in Baton Rouge. Peggy For all that know Marnette this honor
Bass will also be going to a spinning is well deserved. She is a
function in Lake Charles, LA in Jan. development associate at Prairie
2006 so will be able to take larger View.
items for donation then.
If you have any fiber related items She has been working in a helping
you would like to donate you can profession her whole life. Along with
reach me by e-mail her day job she is a member of the
firstname.lastname@example.org or phone, Business and Professional Women
816-525-4198 Organization, the Newton
Thank you, Peggy Bass Community and Health Care
Foundation, Governance Committee
and board member of the Kansas
Guild Meeting Changes Meeting Alliance of Weavers and Spinners.
Day and Time She is an excellent spinner, weaver
The guild members in the September and knitter. She is an excellent
meeting voted to change the guild teacher too.
meeting to the 1st Saturday of the
When I was introduced to spinning http://www.learntoknit.com
on a vacation in Colorado. I was so http://www.woolworks.com
excited I told my 80 + year old pet http://www.knittinguniverse.com
sitter/ neighbor all about it when I http://www.vogueknitting.com
picked up my dogs. He gave my http://www.knittingnow.com
Marnette's name. I called her and http://www.thefamily.com/countrycott
she invited me to a guild meeting age/charity
and has been an inspiration to me http://users.bigpond.net.au/little-
not just because she is an excellent miracles/index.htm
artist but also because she is a http://www.tinyblessings.com
wonderful person. She goes out of http://www.knitting-
her way to make time for anyone crochet.com/pattern/html
who needs it. http://www.lonestaryarns.com
Three cheers for Marnette!!! http://www.thequiltermag.com
Guild President moves to Lees http://www.knitstyle.com
Her new address is: Others of interest:
502 NW Olive St, Lees Summit, MO http://www.knitpicks.com
Phone is: 816-525-4198 http://www.ozarkfolkfiber.org
She will travel back to Wichita for
monthly meetings! Schacht Spindle Company has a
wonderful web site, which includes a
quarterly newsletter that you can
Lifetime Membership Award subscribe to. There are many other
pages that have some very good
During the May Meeting the Guild
information that is suitable to pass
unanimously voted Helen
onto others who you are teaching
Canozoneri an honoree lifetime
fiber arts to or just to refresh
membership in the Guild. Helen has
been a guild member for more than
50 years. Born in 1913 Helen is also
our oldest guild member. Helen is
Anyone have a neat website to
an active member with many good
share? Let us know contact
ideas and helpful tips. At age 92 she
acts like a 60 year old. She may not
move around like she used to but
This is a neat web site from Gail
she can still spin up a storm.
(Borrowed from the SWIC newsletter
– thanks Charlene and Albion)
Flatlander Socks Guild Membership Information
Given to us by Laurie Robins at the Annual dues are $20 per person $10 for
Fiber Retreat last Spring each additional family member. Current
Memberships allow you discounts on
Cast on 48 st on size 6 needle workshops and Kansas Alliance
K1 P1 for 6” or however long you want Weavers and Spinners Conference.
the leg. Contact Carolyn at 316-744-3252, 4910
Hedgerow Ct, Bel Aire, KS 67220 or
Bind off 12 st on each side Peggy Bass at 502 NW Olive St, Lees
K to toes in stockinet stitch Summit, MO 64063, phone 816-525-
Dec on each side on each K row to 12 st 4198.
Increase on each side on each K row Coming Events:
back to 24 st. November 5th Guild Meeting/Day
K (stockinet) same length as top. Guild meeting starts at 10:00a.m.
Decrease on each side of each K row to
12 sts. Executive Board Meeting 9:00a.m.
Increase on each side of K row to 24. Any current guild member may
Bind off. Needle weave sock together. attend
Weave section 1 thru 5 in
order.(sections in circle) Nancy Pugh’s Wedding November
See diagram above. 26th
The guild Christmas party will be held at
Mary Utting’s house, 5534 Prairie Hawk,
Bel Aire. The meal will be potluck and
bring copies of your recipe in case When cool turn upright & poke many
others would like to have it. The party is times with a fork.
scheduled for Saturday, December 10,
1 c. powdered sugar
Check out City Arts ½ t. butter flavoring
http://www.wichitaarts.com/classes ½ t. almond flavoring
There are many classes to choose from ½ t. vanilla
¼ c. reconstituted orange juice, warmed
Mix ingredients and pour over bread.
Anyone with a good recipe they would
like to share?
Contact April Nilsen at anilsen@mkec
Glazed Poppy Seed Bread
3 c. flour Our Members Caught on Camera
1 1/8 c. oil
1 ½ t. salt
1 ½ c. milk
1 ½ t. baking powder
1 ½ t. almond flavoring
2 ¼ c. sugar
1 ½ t. butter flavoring
1 ½ T. poppy seeds
1 ½ t. vanilla
Spray 2 bread pans with non-stick
spray. Mix all ingredients with mixer on
low speed. Pour batter into pans & bake Nancy Pugh last Spring visiting her baby
at 350 for 70 mins or until done. Cool lambs in Lawrence. She has them at
bread in pans for 15 min. Turn loaves home now with Binky the Llama.
upside down onto plates & cool again.
the kids this year. They will also be
learning about color using Deb Menz’s
book Color Works.
Karen Selk Silk Fusion Workshop
Do You Have Anything for Sale?
Any Announcements? Here are some photos of the
Contact Workshop. Everyone had a great
Schurter’s have a English/French rabbit
for sale. They would like to sell it for
$25. Contact them at 799-2279
Wheel for Sale
Here is the picture of the Spinning
Wheel I have for sale. I'm asking $1,200
Anything for Fiber for sale?
Contact April Nilsen at
State Fair Results
Guild Member Gail Kliewer received a
Blue ribbon in Household Articles and
Best of Show in Weaving.
Gail is also involved with Harvey County
4-H. She plans to do Inkle weaving with
We would like the guild members to
wear name tags to the meeting.
Nancy Pugh has made some templates
for those of us who are in a hurry.
See the Name Tag attachment.
If you have any questions please give
her a call.