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Nashville, Ark. – Jeanette McConnell of Umpire competed in the recent statewide Sew
with Cotton contest held, December 1 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. Jeanette
placed second in the Wall Hanging/Quilt category.
The Sew with Cotton contest requires participants to construct an item
(quilt or outfit) using 100% cotton fabric. They utilize their sewing skills to design
and create a one-of-a-kind design.
Jeanette is a member of the Uncommon Threads EHC club in Nashville. The
club meets on the first Wednesday of each month. If you are interested in learning
more about Sew With Cotton on Extension Homemakers, contact the Howard County Extension
office at 870-845-7517. The contest is sponsored by Arkansas Farm Bureau. The local
contest is sponsored by Howard County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee and the University
of Arkansas Division of Agriculture.
By Jean Ince County Extension Agent - Staff ChairThe Cooperative Extension ServiceU of A System Division of Agriculture
Media Contact: Jean Ince County Extension Agent - Staff Chair U of A Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service 421 N. Main St, Nashville AR 71852 (870) 845-7517 firstname.lastname@example.org
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