OSWEGO – The Eighth Annual Oswego County 4-H Fabric Sale Benefit in support of Oswego County’s 4-H program, part of the Cornell Cooperative Extension, will be held Saturday, July 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Entertainment Building of the Oswego County Fairground at 291 Ellisburg St., Sandy Creek.
Oswego County’s 4-H program is accepting donations of fabric and other sewing items for sale through July 1. The following items are examples of what the Oswego County 4-H will accept: yard goods (tailoring, home decor, felt, burlap, craft fabrics, vintage fabrics, quilts, solid fabrics, craft panels, seasonal items, pillows, wall hangings), haberdashery, sewing tools, Patterns (must be complete), books, brochures, skeins of yarn, crochet cotton, knitting supplies and needles, crochet hooks, quilt frames, frames, cutting mats, rotary cutters, rulers and cotton balls. Pieces of fabric should be a fat quarter or larger.
Everything is offered at sale prices, with lots of great deals. All fabrics are sold by the piece for only $2 per yard. The pieces are sold as is and are not cut into smaller yards. Credit and debit cards are not accepted. Proceeds from the sale benefit the local 4-H program.
The Oswego County 4-H program is open to all youth ages five through 19 who want to learn new skills and explore the world. Youth who participate in 4-H find a supportive environment and many opportunities for hands-on or experiential learning about things that interest them. The mission of Cornell Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Youth Development Program is to unleash the power of youth and adults through diverse opportunities that meet the needs of the community. 4-H programs are offered in a variety of formats and locations because they are tailored to meet the interests and needs of the diverse young people living in Oswego County’s rural and urban communities.
For more information about selling fabric, joining 4-H, or how to make a monetary donation to Oswego County’s 4-H program, contact the 4-H of Cornell Cooperative Extension of at 315-963-7286 Oswego.