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Serger classes planned for fall

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Learn to operate your machine

By Theresa Howard

Do you have a serger machine at home, but don’t really know how to use it? Do you like sewing but want to find out how to use a serger before purchasing one? These upcoming classes will help you.

Master Clothing Volunteer, Rosa Smith, is offering three classes at the Extension Service office on using a serger. The office is located at 807 Old Elizabethtown Road across from Magnolia Bank. Sept. 13 will be Serger 101; Oct. 4 will be Serger 102; and Nov. 15 will be Serger 103. All classes are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Later upcoming classes are: Dec. 6 – Seam Finishing and Jan. 10 - Getting to Know Your Sewing Machine.

The fourth Monday of each month is open sew day at the Extension Service office, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can bring your own project to work on or Rosa and a group of volunteers have an ongoing project of making comfort caps and pillows to donate to area cancer patients.

Class fee for Sept. 13 is $10, payable to the instructor. This will cover notebook materials to take home and lunch. For a list of items to bring to class and to register by Sept. 8 contact the Extension Office at 358-3401 or Rosa Smith at 358-9049.

Lincoln Days Quilt Show

Beverly Heath is coordinating the Quilt Show at the 2010 Lincoln Days Celebration in Hodgenville Christian Church. Any quilted item is allowed such as whole quilts, quilted runners or wall hangings. A people’s choice award will be given this year during the Quilt Show.

Entry forms are available at the Lincoln Days office, Sunrise Manor Adult Day Care and the Extension Service office. Entry time for quilts is noon-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1 at the Christian Church.

The Quilt Show will be open for viewing 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 2 and 1-4 p.m. Oct. 3.