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Badenoch 4-H Sewing Club stitches in some May fun

Stitched together - Members of the Badenoch Sewing Club are proud of their latest sewing projects, which include Teddy bears and bean bags. The club includes, from left: Sarah DeJonge, Sage Bearinger, Luke DeJonge and Nathan DeJonge.  submitted photo

Badenoch 4-H Sewing Club stitches in some May fun

by Nathan DeJonge

BADENOCH - The fifth and sixth meetings of the Badenoch Sewing Club were held on May 3 and 10 at the home of Joan Law. Leaders Ida Law and Marion Hunter were also in attendance.  

Members chose a stenciled teddy bear fabric to work with.  Once the bear had been cut out, the members pinned the “good” sides together, careful to line up the edges.  They were sewn with the sewing machines on both sides to reinforce the corners and stress areas, with an opening at the bottom for the stuffing.  

Once the sewing was completed, they were turned right side out. The eraser end of a pencil made it easier to poke out the ears at the top. Then they were stuffed and the end was hand finished. If the members finished one large bear, they were able to move onto a medium or small bear and repeat the process.

The last project of the sewing club was making bean bags. Small scraps of fabric were sewn together, leaving a small opening at the bottom. The bags were then filled with navy beans. The members were reminded not to fill them too much, so that the final stitching could be done on the machine to make them stronger.  

The meeting ended with some juggling practice and bean bag throw and catch.

submitted by Nathan DeJonge

May 31, 2013

 
 

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