2023 Summer Sew begins June 19
May 4, 2023
4-H Summer Sew School for Cowlitz County youth is coming, Monday through Friday, June 19-23rd, at the WSU Extension Office, 304 Cowlitz Way, Kelso.
Cowlitz County 4-H Sewing and Textile Advisors will teach sewing skills to beginners from 9 a.m-11 a.m. and to youth with sewing experience from noon to 3 p.m. each day. Participants will learn straight stitching, hand sewing, use of a simple pattern and basic sewing supplies to create personal items and garments. Each participant will provide his/her own sewing machine with accessories and an instruction manual. A limited number of machines are available for use on a first-paid basis.
Participants are part of the county 4-H Youth Program and will be able to exhibit their items in the 4-H department at the Cowlitz County Fair, July 26-29, 2023. The 4-H Summer Sew School is open to all youth who have completed the third grade to 18 years. The cost is $30 per student and $20 for each additional sibling. The fee includes sewing supplies for beginners and a resource notebook.
To enroll contact Lou at (360) 673-4604 or by email, email@example.com. Deadline for enrollment and payment is June 9, 2023. Class size is limited and will be on a first-paid, first-served basis.
A required parent orientation will be held on Tuesday evening, June 13, at the WSU Extension Office, 304 Cowlitz Way, Kelso, beginning at 6:30 p.m. for beginning sewers. Parking is available across 4th Ave. North in Kelso.