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Extension Office hosts hands-on summer classes for kids

June 11, 2019 – The Sequatchie County UT Extension Service is hosting three summer courses for children, through the local 4-H program: 4-H Quilt Workshop, 4-H Needle Craft Days, and Jewelry-Making Class for Kids.

QUILT WORKSHOP

Scheduled for July 15-18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., the annual Quilt Workshop will teach students in grades 4-12 basic quilting skills. Participants will make a 9-patch quilt block. Cost is $5, and the deadline to register is June 28.

NEEDLE CRAFT

Needle Craft Days is set for July 22-24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and is open to students in grades 4-12. Needlecraft techniques that will be taught include embroidery, crochet, and huck weaving. Cost is $5, and the deadline to register is July 5.

JEWELRY-MAKING

The last summer course will teach how to make jewelry, so students can make their own earrings, bracelets, and matching necklaces for back-to-school.

Learn how to make your own designer jewelry and be one of a kind,” organizers said.

Planned for Aug. 1, the time will be 9 a.m.-noon, with snacks provided. Cost is $10.

All courses will be held in the Exhibition Hall at the Sequatchie County Fairgrounds, on Heard Street in Dunlap.

For more information, or to register for a course, call the local UT Extension Office at 949-2611.