Programme for the Year
|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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Please click on these links to view the OVGS Policy regarding Programme and the Programme Fund.
please note the OVGS Programme Fund applies only to the Programme Chair and is included for the information purposes only.