Kentucky Training Information


Statewide Training
October 22-26, 2018
Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center, Jabez, KY

The steering committee put together a schedule offering classes to improve your garment sewing and fit, intermediate and advanced 4-H Quilting projects, projects to encourage teaching hand sewing skills, community service, and area sharing. All currently active Master Clothing Volunteers received a personalized link to register online for the fall training.

Session I runs from October 22-25, and Session 2 runs from October 23-26.

The Class of 2018 is currently being recruited and interviewed for placement in the program. New volunteers will attend basic training classes from October 22-26.

Tracks for returning volunteers:

  1. Bodice fitting – Susan Kipp and Loretta Haley will use the Sorbetto pattern from Colette patterns to teach upper body pattern fitting and alterations.
  2. Advanced 4-H Quitting class – continuation from the 2017 training. Part I is a prerequisite. Taught by Jennifer Klee and Marilyn Shrader
  3. Serger Classes – session one is the advanced serger techniques for class of 2016 taught by Mary Hixson and the Fort Harrod MCVs; session two is a creative advanced class taught by Sandy Davis to include cover stitch and decorative/heirloom serger applications. The project is a ruffled pillow.
  4. Creative Jacket – Lightweight fashion jacket, incorporating ways to rethink fabric sources and refashionista adjustments to pattern instructions using Simplicity Pattern 8172. Taught by Angie York and Anita Cummins
  5. Sewing Knits – This “Magic” knit top requires no pattern, allowing you be the designer. This  fun and quick project will be taught by Brenda Pinkston

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