Programme for the Year


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September Sign up for classes and Show & Tell
October  Santa Canvaswork Button Club-Sunflower-Mike
November Santa Canvaswork-Andrea Button Club-waste canvas
December Guest Speaker & Show & Tell                    
January Cross Stitch Ruler-Nancy  Button Club-Dorset
February Swiss Folk Nedlecase-Mike Button Club-Pipers silk
March Funky Design Surface-Andrea                              Button Club-Silk ribbon flower           
April Introduction to Silk Ribbon embroidery-Jayne Button Club -TBA
May Silk Ribbon bag-Jayne Button Club-TBA
June Guest Speaker AGM and Show & Tell


 Andrea and Nancy are our new Program co-chairs for OVGS. They have decided to merge the adventurous with the practical. The OVGS Executive is proud to present something traditional, something with a new technique, something practical and something avant-garde for your stitching pleasure in 2017-2018.


October/November  Canvas Work Santa Ornament.
For October and November, stitching will be a colourful Santa  painted Needlework canvas by Ewa Kurnicki. She is a Winnipeg designer and provides a different look to Santa. A variety of stitches to learn along with different threads to use ! Exciting project.
Fee: $29.00Santa Ornament 9

January 2018     Thread count ruler on mat board.
This is a handy tool to use with counted work whether it is setting up piece on your fabric to limiting the number of times you count the same results !
Kit is $10 will include mat board, 32 count linen and directions. You choose the colour and thread from your stash that you wish to work with.ruler



February  2018 A Needle Case & Fob on Swiss Folk themes. This new project designed for OVGS by Mike pays tribute to the folk designs native to Switzerland.It uses counted cross stitch on Aida and DMC thread.Kit cost is $10. Swiss-1Swiss-2swiss-3



March 2018  Funky Design Surface Embroidery taught by Andrea. Further info TBA.


April/May Introduction to Ribbon Embroidery
Jayne will instruct you in techniques of working with silk ribbons to create a lively, colourful bouquet of stunning flowers. Kit will include instructions, design, and ribbons. This piece can be finished into a framed piece or into a bag. Kit cost $40.Ribbon class


Button Club Returns for 2017
There is a change this year to the Club. There will be a one time fee of $18.00.
Come early to get started. If you are unable to get to a meeting, your kit will be waiting for you.
A variety of techniques in stitching and finishing will be done this year. Surface embroidery, bright colours, waste canvas, Dorset button, and more to be explored.Button Club Advertising Photo final


Please click on these links to view the OVGS Policy regarding Programme and the Programme Fund.

OVGS Programme Policy 2014                      OVGS Programme Fund


please note the OVGS Programme Fund applies only to the Programme Chair and is included for the information purposes only.



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