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Summer Sew School

June 20, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 23, 2022


Summer Sew is back! 4-H Summer Sew School for Cowlitz County youth is returning, Monday through Thursday, June 20-23rd, 2022, at the WSU Extension office new location at 304 Cowlitz Way, Kelso, WA.

Cowlitz County 4-H Sewing and Textile Advisors will teach sewing skills to beginners from 9 a.m-11 a.m. and to youth with sewing experience from noon to 3 p.m. each day. Participants will learn straight stitching, hand sewing, use of a simple pattern and basic sewing supplies to create personal items and garments. Each participant will need to provide his/her own sewing machine with accessories and instruction manual. A limited number of machines are available for use on a first-come basis.

Participants are part of the county 4-H Youth Program and will be able to exhibit their items in the 4-H department at the Cowlitz Count Fair, July 27-30, 2022.  The 4-H Summer Sew School is open to all youth who have completed the third grade or older. The cost is $30 per participant and $20 for each additional sibling. The fee includes sewing supplies for beginners and a resource notebook.

A required parent orientation will be held on Tuesday evening, June 14, 2022, at the WSU Extension Office, 304 Cowlitz Way, Kelso, WA, at 6:30 pm for beginning sewers and 7 pm for youth with more sewing experience.

Parking is available both at the Extension office and also across the street from the Extension office on 4th Ave. North in Kelso.

Class size is limited and will be on a first-paid, first-served basis. Registration deadline is Friday, June 10, 2022. Registration forms and more information including placement in class level is available by calling Sewing and Textile Advisor Lou Buckendahl at (360) 673-4604.

WSU COVID protocols will be in place with hand sanitizers, disinfection of tables, etc. At this time, masks are optional.


June 20, 2022
9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Lou Buckendahl