Shelby Sewical Bee Quilting Club to Begin November 6th

October 13, 2021 - Want to participate in a monthly block quilting club in Shelby County while spending some social time learning sewing techniques with other quilters? Then register to particiate in the Shelby Sewical Bee hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension.

The Shelby Sewical Bee will meet the first Saturday of each month from 9:00 am until noon, beginning November 6th at the Shelby County Extension office, 266 Nacogdoches Street, Center (Old Elementary School Building). The club will feature a Block of the Month sew-along, a Sew and Share time, and provide opportunities for members to participate in a community project to make Quilts of Valor to recognize the service of our Shelby County veterans.

Sewing machines are available for participant use or you are welcome to bring your own. Annual dues are only $30 per adult participant. Participants are responsible for providing their own fabric. Beginning sewing machine experience is needed and registration in advance is required.

Program Leaders: Michele Clark, Jheri-Lynn McSwain and Margaret Smith (Professional Quilter).

To register for this class or for additional information, contact Feleshia Thompson, County Extension Agent – Family & Community Health at 598-7744 or feleshia.thompson@ag.tamu.edu. Registration due by November 4th.