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Plan to join us for our Next Meeting

  • Sunday March 20th at 1 pm, tentatively at the North Gloucester Library.  The topic will be vanity (designer) buttons, and it will be a group participation activity, with everyone bringing their vanity buttons for identification.  Susan Smith, will bring her book on Designer Buttons purchased at National in New Hampshire last July.

  • Wednesday April 20th, at the Hazeldean Branch of the OPL, 50 Castlefrank Drive, at 12:30 pm. and will end before 4:00.  Topic:  Buttons as Trim.  Micheline and Susie will be presenters. 

  • Thursday May 19th, tentatively at the North Gloucester Library.  The topic is still to be determined.

 

Check back again – as we are always updating our website!

 

Do you have a button collection to sell?

The OVBC will offer guidance or suggest options to help you sell your collection.  Contact  Micheline Gravel -  bouton1993@hotmail.com or (613) 841-0524.

 

 

Enjoy this “Smilebox video” compiled by Sue Farrah.

Just click here – and when the film is complete, please come back to see more about the Ottawa Valley Button Club.

 

A site for button collectors in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec

“Button It!”

Event sponsored by the Ottawa Valley Button Club and the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum.

Date:  Saturday October 24, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: The Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum

                  267 Edmund Street, Carleton Place, Ontario

Meet experts from the Ottawa Valley Button Club and learn all about your button collection – free on site identification all day, antique buttons for sale, plus much more....

Hope to see you there.

Contact the Ottawa Valley Button Club for more information (link)

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About the Club

The Ottawa Valley Button Club is a small group of people with a passion for clothing buttons.

Learn about, preserving and displaying buttons is part of the joy of collecting buttons.  It will take you on a fascinating discovery journey that can involve history, art, fashion, socio-economics, workmanship and production.

President:  Sue Dickout

Treasurer:  Linda Doyle

Newsletter:  Nancy Moynihan, editor

Meeting Minutes:  Michele Jaakson

Mailings:  Evelyn Palmer

Display organizer:  Ariella Hostetter

Fibrefest Ways and Means:  Linda Doyle

Setting the program dates, meeting places and presentations:  Evelyn Davies and Susan Smith

Liaison with other Button Clubs:  Linda Doyle

Webmaster:  Susan Smith

Reminder:  Please check this website for the date of our next meeting

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Information about the OVBC contact:  Sue Dickout, sdickout@sympatico.ca or at 613-831-3960

We look forward to welcoming more collectors at our next meetings.

WANTED:  Club members are asked to send photographs for our website to Susan Smith.

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