4-H Summer of Discovery Week 6: Crafts & Sewing

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    4-H Summer of Discovery Week 6: Crafts & Sewing

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    Discover Crafts and Sewing! FaLaLaLaLa … It is Christmas in July!  Get a jump start on your holiday preparations with these fun activities linked to our Discover 4-H curriculums.  Whether it is a gift for a sibling, parent, or simply someone you care about or making new holiday decorations these craft ideas have you covered.  In addition, 4-H Online Fair Exhibition ideas are identified with each weekly theme.  Try something new and see if you find a SPARK!

     

    Discover 4-H Curriculums 

    Discover Craft Beading

      • Make a bubble bead wand
      • Make bead bowls
      • Learn to bedazzle
      • Make a wooden bead necklace
      • Make a beaded wind chime
      • Make bead clothespin butterflies
      • Make a beaded pen topper
      • Make a beaded American flag

     

    Discover Paper Crafts

      • Make a scrapbook
      • Make homemade cards
      • Make a journal
      • Learn the basics of origami
      • Make a recycled paper grow card
      • Make paper mache

     

    Discover Sewing

      • Learn the tools of sewing
      • Make a pin cushion
      • Learn to use your sewing machine
      • Make a drawstring bag
      • Make a pillowcase
      • Make a skirt
      • Make shorts
      • Make a doll skirt

     

    Discover Crochet

      • Learn crochet stitches
      • Crochet a bead bracelet/necklace
      • Crochet a headband
      • Crochet a bitty bow or bow tie
      • Crochet a flower
      • Crochet a monster
      • Crochet a coat hanger cover
      • Crochet hot pads

     

    Discover Duct Tape Crafts

      • Make bookmarks
      • Make a pencil case
      • Make a zip lock bag
      • Make a wallet
      • Make a bag
      • Make duct tape embellishments

     

    Discover Tshirt Quilts

      • Make a tshirt quilt

     

    Disover Cloverbud FCS

      • Make a no-sew cinch bag
     

    Other Resources and Activities

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    Experience

    • Stay in the giving spirit and find a way to help at the Food and Care Coalition.
    • Throw a Christmas in July party with things like strawberry santas, a “melted” snowball fight, or a watermelon Christmas tree. 
    • Make a Christmas treat and watch your favorite Christmas movie with your family. 
    • Make Christmas cookies and deliver them to a friend.

     

     

    4-H Fair Projects and Contests

    Looking for a Fair project? Try something new by checking out the following Divisions and Classes where you can submit a Crafts and Sewing Fair project.

    Click HERE for more 4-H Indoor Exhibit Information.

     

    Division B - Communications and Expressive Arts: 

    • CLASS BA – COMMUNICATION ARTS
    • CLASS BCA - ARTS AND CRAFTS
    • CLASS BCAB - BEADING
    • CLASS BCAJ – JEWELRY
    • CLASS BCAP – PAPER CRAFT
    • CLASS BCAR – FABRIC CRAFT

    Division C - Consumer and Family Sciences: 

    • CLASS CA - CHILD DEVELOPMENT, CHILD CARE, BABYSITTING
    • CLASS CB – CLOTHING/TEXTILES/WARDROBE/MODELING
    • CLASS CBA - SEWING CONSTRUCTION
    • CLASS CBD – QUILTING
    • CLASS CBE - KNITTING
    • CLASS CBF - CROCHET
    • CLASS CBG - NEEDLECRAFT/KNOT TYING
    • CLASS CD – HOME ENVIRONMENT / INTERIOR DESIGN

    Division F - Personal Development and Leadership:

    • CLASS F – PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LEADERSHIP
    • CLASS FA – 4-H PROMOTION
    • CLASS FD – CLOVERBUDS (Grades K-2)

     

    4-H Contests (Some contests may be finished for the 4-H Year):

    • FCS Presentation
    • Fashion Review
    • FCS Skill-A-Thon
    • FCS Bowl
    • 4-H Demonstrations
    • Prepared Public Speaking
    • Impromptu Public Speaking
    • 4-H Portfolios and Resumes

     

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    Looking for even more ways to have fun this summer? Check out the activity kits we have available! Pickup days are Monday and Friday at the 4-H Office. Reserve yours today!