Carbon County 4-H Reunion Committee is holding a quilting contest in conjunction with the centennial celebration. The contest is open to anyone in Carbon County, whether they were a 4-H member or not.
One square will be chosen and sent to Penn State University where a centennial quilt will be put together and auctioned in September.
The rest of the squares will be put together and a quilt or wall hanging will be made and auctioned off at the 4-H reunion in the fall.
Quilt squares should be made of prewashed cotton fabrics only.
The completed square should be 10 inches by 10 inches with a -inch allowance for putting the squares together. The submitted block should measure 10.5 inches by 10.5 inches. The block may be patchwork, appliqué or a combination of both.
If drawing or writing on the fabric, use permanent fabric markers only. Any writing design should not go into the -inch seam allowance.
Quilt squares should represent a historical or current event, program, or person of Pennsylvania 4-H. Squares may represent county programming or events/activities at the state level. They may represent the change in project areas over time or any other aspect that provides a rich story of Pennsylvania's 4-H history.
For more information contact Georgia Farrow,4-H program assistantat Penn State Extension, Carbon County officeat (570) 325-2788 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline is March 30.