The first in-person meeting was held on
April 10, 2021
and was attended by eight members. We were masked and
able to maintain social distancing guidelines. It
was great to be able to talk and see one another. Our president Rose Ann opened the meeting. Welcome
and restated the election of officers will be held in
December, so the current officers will remain in place
Treasurer report was provided by Therese for the
$1,628.31 is in the Johnson Bank account. A TCF Bank
Certificate of deposit has a value of $4,878.94. No dues were collected in 2020 as we had no
scheduled events. The only expense was for the tree
purchased for hospice.
IOLI virtual convention - UnCon 2021 - will be July
August 1, 2021.
Registration opens to members on May 15th. There is no
cost for the convention and the talks, events, and
vendor room are free to all IOLI members. The class fee
is $100 for each 9-hour workshop.
UnCon 2021 Lace Competition - still time to submit
an entry for Lace a moon. Deadline July 22. Entries will
be photos of your work. See website for details.
Hospice tree - no report at this time as to the
amount of money raised from this project.
IOLI volunteer hours- Rose Ann still has not gotten
clarification as to what qualifies as volunteer hours,
specifically related to knitting, sewing for other
Plans for 2021: tallies - bobbin lace and tatting -
Sylvia and Jan, simple mobile - Sylvia, Cathy -
needlelace flowers, Idrija tape lace - Jan. Sylvia
suggested Prompts for May, e.g., what is your
favorite tool or essential part for your lace making
Jan shared her tatted snowflakes for the tree. She
made one of every pattern in the book. Cathy brought in extra books she found while
reorganizing her apartment.
The next meeting is
May 8, 2021,
at Ocenco, Inc. located at 10224-,
Pleasant Prairie, WI. Topic- prompts by Sylvia
June 12th - tally by Sylvia July 10th - Idija bobbin lace- Jan August 14th - Idrija bobbin lace, continues - Jan September 11th - Needle lace flowers - Cathy October 9th - Mobile - Slyvia November 13th - TBD