…..here are the rules!
Active Membership Requirements
► New members must be sponsored and co-sponsored by members of the Springfield Ceramics and Crafts Club who have been in good standing for two or more years. The SCCC member must complete and sign the application for the new member and submit it to the Membership Chair.
► Our fiscal year is May 1 through April 30.
Active Members must:
► attend at least three (3) workshops (two hours each) per year under the supervision of the Craft Chair.
► set a table in either the first or second year of membership.
► exhibit one or more pieces of art or craft taught during the fiscal year at the annual Table Setting Luncheon .
► Participate in all Club fundraisers as designated by the Board of Directors.
► hold a position of responsibility within the first five (5) years of membership (hold office, chair or co-chair a committee, teach a class).
► Annual dues of $40.00 must be received BEFORE April 20!!
A partial list of classes we have are listed below. Some of these classes are taught every year, and we add or delete others, depending on teacher availability and members’ requests.
Painting (acrylic, watercolor, oil, pencil) Knitting
Pounding Posies Basket Weaving
Creative Clay Weaving
Painted Stepping Stones Jewelry (glass, beading, etc.)
Copper Enameling Smocking
Flower Arranging Scrapbooking
In addition to the above, we have had classes on:
Decorative Gourds Marbled Wood
Stucco Decorated Bird Houses Seat Belt Purse
Paper Bag Picture Album Bud Vase Wall Hanging
Spindle Snowman Folded Boxes
Concrete Leaf Bird Bath Indian Embroidery
Wire Beaded Angels and Dragonfly Ornaments (decoupage, ribbon, Victorian, etc.)
Stuffed Felt Turkey Candy-making
Gingerbread Houses Painted Glass Photo Mat
Needle Tatting Felted Purse
Wine Cork Bulletin Board Abstract Painting
Paper Roses Scratch Boards
We also have a lot of fun functions and fund raisers:
Table Setting Luncheon
Cookie Walk/Craft Bazaar
Bunco Day/Potato Bar Lunch
Game Day/Soup Lunch
New Member Tea
We are involved in Community Service Projects:
Basket of Hope (for preemie babies and terminally ill children)
Art Program for neighborhood school
Food and clothing collection for the needy
Scholarship for art student
What do you get for your Membership Dues?
For a quick look at what you get for your dues, click here.
For more information, please contact a member of the SCCC or Membership Chair, Gwen Pollock at (217) 629-7791.