Tuesday, July 12, 2022



Upcoming Meetings

JULY 16, 2022 - Bird Inspired Challenge Dolls due
Craft Day with Sue and Virginia Supply list at the end of the newsletter
August 20, 2022 - TBA
September 17, 2022 - TBA
October 22, 2022 - TBA
November 19, 2022 - Alice In Wonderland Challenge
November 19, 2022 Show and Sale
December 17, 2022 - Christmas Party and Gift Exchange

July Birthdays

Daniell Krug
Nita Butler
Vicki Clem

June 2022 Meeting Minutes

Attendees: Andrea B., Denise Dodd, Julie and Ron Gausvik, Jude Hernly, Katie Jones, Kathryn Walmsley, Joan Webb, Julie Welpott, Leslie Wright 

Old Business and Officer Reports

As discussed at the May meeting, Colleen Colquhoun cannot present a class next spring.  Other suggested possibilities include Charlie Patrcolo, Deanna Hogan, Kathryn Walmsley, Barabara Schonoff, and Susan Fosnot. Jude reported we currently have 26 paid members.  Signup for the Show and Sale starts in September.  

Spirit Dolls--These will not be due until 2023.  

 New Business

 Julie G and Sue and Virginia will contact Deanna Hogan for the dates of March 11 & 12 or March 25 & 26.  

Katie asked us to continue to send her photos of finished dolls for our Facebook page.
Virginia and Sue will bring birdhouse decorating to the July meeting.  September and October topics are still needed.


Kathryn Walmsley presented the program on glass eyes.  She shared two handouts: 1) Five Face Maps; 2) Examples of various eyes used and tips for finding glass eyes. 

Show and Tell

Andrea B. Mushroom Girl

Andrea B. Antique style doll made at John C Campbell School

Denise Dodd Mereda, a Triplet Doll

 Upcoming Challenges and Events
July 16, 2022 - Bird Inspired Challenge Dolls due
November 19, 2022 - Alice In Wonderland Challenge
November 26, 2022 Show and Sale

July Meeting Checklist
  •   Nametag
  •   Show and Tell

Sue and Virginia are planning to paint and decorate bird houses and will be bringing:


Wooden Birdhouses

A few Crafts paints

Paint Brushes


Popsicle sticks

Spanish moss


We will also provide

Paper towels and plates to work with.


If members can bring:



Silk Flowers



And any other items they can think of to attach to their houses (and share with others).

It would also be nice if others can bring paint and brushes to share