4-H News

Sep 11 After School Sewing Workshop #1 Extension Office 1-4 pm
Sep 25 After School Quilting Workshop #1 Extension Office 1-4 pm
Oct 9 After School Sewing Workshop #2 Extension Office 1-4 pm
Oct 23 After School Quilting Workshop #2 Extension Office 1-4 pm

Free sewing classes will be starting soon, held at the Extension office in Rushville from 1-4pm! Beginning sewers will be learning the fundamentals and skills needed to create and design beautiful projects! Limited space is available, as there is room for 5 students at each session. So please let the office know soon at mnelson82@unl.edu or 308-327-2312.

After School Sewing Class – STEAM 1

September – Gain interest in sewing, start your sewing portfolio, and learn basic sewing skills
October – Learn about color schemes, sewing machine parts, and practice sewing a decorative stitch picture
November – Create a fabric scrapbook, and practice sewing a wrist pincushion
December – Id fabrics, and practice sewing a pillow or pillowcase
January – Determine which fabrics has an electric charge, and practice sewing a drawstring backpack
February – practice sewing a D-ring belt and scrunchie
March – Learn how to take measurements, and practice sewing a spring table runner
April – Learn how to read/cut out a pattern, and practice sewing a pair of shorts or skirt
May – Finish up STEAM 1 portfolios, and practice sewing pajama pants

After School Quilting Class

September – Starting Block: learn about tools and supplies
October – Design the Block: using a quilting software, design your own quilt
November – Design the Block: using a quilting software, design your own quilt
December – Build the Block: learn how to assemble
January – Build the Block: sew your pieces together
February – Build the Block: sew your pieces together
March – Build the Block: sew your pieces together
April – Build the Block: sew your pieces together
May – Preserving the Block: finishing you work

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