Brunswick County 4-H

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Winter Workshops October 14, 2010

Filed under: 4-H — Blair Green @ 9:35 am

Abby cuts out the pattern for her sewing project during the Warm Hands Warm Heart Workshop in 2009.

It’s that time of year again when the weather starts getting cooler and we head to the 4-H office for some fun winter workshops.  We have three fun workshops planned in November and December, but space is very limited so don’t delay in signing up!  Call the 4-H office at 910-253-2610 to register.  Pre-registration is mandatory!

Gingerbread Times Two


Friday, November 12, 1 PM

This workshop focuses on beginning hand sewing skills, namely sewing on buttons and blanket stitch.  Participants will make a felt gingerbread ornament, practicing their hand sewing skills.  Additionally, we’ll make some gingerbread cookies.

Cost is $2.00 for this workshop led by Jane Kulesza and Trisha Apple.

Limit: 10 participants.

Sweet Holiday Dreams
Monday, December 20; 9 AM or 1 PM (two sessions)

Wake up Christmas morning on a pillowcase you made yourself!  Participants in this sewing workshop will make a fun pillowcase from several coordinating fabrics which will be provided.  This is a good beginner project to help master straight stitch sewing and zigzag seam finishing.  The 4-H sewing curriculum for this project can be downloaded at (http://4h.wsu.edu/clothing/quick_projects/Pillowcase2.pdf).

Elizabeth and Adora carefully crack open an egg and add it to their Moravian sugarcake mixture.

The cost is $4 per person.  Trisha Apple and Jane Kulesza will lead students through the project.

Limit: 6 participants per session.

Moravian Sugarcake Workshop
Wednesday, December 22, 1 PM

Miss Jane’s Sugarcake Workshop has become a Brunswick County 4-H tradition!  Make a delicious sugarcake and learn about the history of the Moravians in North Carolina.  Participants will also make a Christmas ornament while the dough is rising.

Cost is $5 which covers a Sugarcake that participants can bring home with them.

Enrollment is limited for this popular workshop so be sure to register early.

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