Maintain a healthy crafts diet by adding fiber arts

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National News

June 25, 2018 - 11:00 PM

Extension Agent for 4-H

Have you ever wondered how your grandmother crocheted that scarf for you or embroidered the pillowcases? Have you seen all the trendy crocheted and knitted fashion scarves? Have you looked at the quilt on your mother’s bed and wondered how it was made? The fiber arts project will embrace how to make these things.

Fiber arts is defined as the practical skills passed down from preceding generations that were developed to provide basic family needs, such as apparel, home furnishings or decorations.

There is 4-H curriculum that can be purchased for anyone interested in the fiber arts project. Here is a breakdown of what youth can learn and do in this project:

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