Welcome to the OVGS
Stitch Days at Moncion's Independent
Our next stitch day at Moncion's Independent Grocer will be held on Saturday April 14th & Siunday the 15th - 2 days!! Think of it as a stitching retreat!
Looking further ahead inMay - date to be determined
Sunday June 10th
Sunday July 8th
Sunday August 12th
Sunday September 2nd (long weekend stitching, anyone?)
October - To be determined
Sunday 8am (kettle will be on for coffee)
Bring your mug for coffee/tea, bring your lunch and your stitching projects.
Please don't arrive before 10:30 am as another group has the room reserved until then.
Moncion's Independent Grocer
671 River rd (near the Strandherd bridge)
we meet in the classroom upstairs above the front entrance. An elevator is available.
Congratulations on a Finish-6
Congratulatuons to our uber finisher Jayne, who has completed the Many Fish in the Pond class from 2016. This was a class designed specifically for OVGS by Andrea. Wonderful job!
Congratulations on a Finish-5
Today we are featuring the first of the EAC Seminar finishes to be showcased on our site. Congratulations to Mike on finishing Alison Cole's Elizabethan Ornament from Semimar 2016 in Toronto. This is goldwork project done on silk dupioni with a 3 dimensional finish to make a stunning heirloom ornament.
OVGS Tangles Workshop
Here is Andrea's photo of the results of the first half of the day creating tangle designs on paper as coached by Beth Abbott in our workshop. It was a fun design excursion for all of us. During the afternoon we expelored how to turn such designs in sttiches in a variety of techniques.
Congratulations on a Finish-4
We raise a hearty cheer to our Uber Finsher Jayne who has completed another 2 projects. First up: An EAC online course in whitework. kathryn Drummond's Bluebells
Not to be outdone however, is our very own OVGS Button Club which continues with enthusiac completions such as these from Jayne. The buttons on the top 2 rows were designed and taught by Mike and bottom row by Andrea.
Congratulations on a Finish-3
As the Christmas season is fast approaching here is Mike's finish of the charming Christmas card that was a joint inspiration of Nancy & Andrea. Kits were given to our members at the December 2016 meeting as a gift from the executive. Congratulations to them both on coming up with this beautiful and unique design...another OVGS first.
Congratulations on a Finish-2
Congratulations to Jane on her finish of this beautiful rendition of Designer Pat Caffrey's "Squares of Colour" Workshop which was taught to our members in 2010. Wonderful work!