4-H Youth Development



Gerda Petersen

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You have joined a 4-H Club and chosen Clothing as your project. What fun to use Mother's sewing machine! It will be exciting to make something to wear. We will tell you some secrets that every good sewer knows. You will learn many things. These are the things you will do: 1. Collect small tools needed for sewing in a suitable box. 2. Learn to use a needle and a thimble. 3. Learn to use the sewing machine. 4. Hem a kitchen hand towel on the machine. 5. Make a kitchen apron. 6. Make a pot holder. 7. Complete your record book. You may also do these things: 1. Make a felt needle book. 2. Make a wrist pin cushion. 3. Make something for someone else.