Winter Homemaker News

The following Family & Consumer Sciences articles originally printed in the 2019 Fall edition of the Oldham County Extension Newsletter.

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Homemaker Cultural Arts

The 2020 Oldham County Cultural Arts Competition is Friday, February 28, at the Oldham County Extension office. Entries will be accepted from 9:00 until 10:00 a.m. with viewing to begin at noon. Homemakers can check out their entries at 1:00 p.m. Joan Zehnder, retired art therapist, will present Journey Though Your Imagination With Art Therapy.

Entry categories are found on page 28 of the Oldham County Extension Homemaker Handbook as well as on the KEHA website. Take note of the changes for this year in following categories:

  1. Crochet
  • a. Fashion
  • b. Accessories
  • c. Home Décor & Afghans
  • d. Thread Crochet
  1. Knitting, Hand
  • a. Fashion
  • b. Accessories
  • c. Home Décor & Afghans
  1. Knitting, Other
  1. Quilts
  • a. Machine Applique (Machine Quilted)
  • b. Hand Applique (Hand Quilted)
  • c. Hand Pieced (Hand Quilted)
  • d. Machine Pieced (Hand Quilted)
  • e. Machine Pieced (Machine Quilted)
  • f. Novelty (Stenciled, Embroidered, Miniature, etc.) (Hand Quilted)
  • g. Novelty (Stenciled, Embroidered, Miniature, etc.) (Machine Quilted)
  • h. Baby or Lap (Hand Quilted)
  • i. Baby or Lap (Machine Quilted)
  • j. Technology-Based (Hand or Machine)
  • k. Miscellaneous (Hand or Machine)
  1. Rug Making
  • a. Braided
  • b. Woven
  • c. Hooked
  • d. Punch Needle
  1. Paper Crafting
  • a. Origami
  • b. Quilling
  • c. Scrapbooking

All entries must have been completed within the past two years. Direct questions to Lauren Fernandez, Oldham County Extension Program Assistant, via lauren.state@uky.edu or (502) 222-9453.

The blue ribbon winners at the county level will advance to the Louisville Area Cultural Arts Competition on Friday, March 6. For the second year, the Area Competition will take place at the Bullitt County Extension Office, located at 384 Halls Lane in Shepherdsville. Entry check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. with viewing at 12:30 p.m. and check out at 1:30 p.m. Bring your quarters to Cover the Table for Ovarian Cancer!

homemakers cultural arts

Homemaker Lessons

In January, lesson information on Influence of Personal Characteristics will be mailed out to all homemaker members who have submitted their dues and enrollment forms to the Extension office.

On Thursday, February 27, Trimble County FCS Agent Jane Proctor will teach The Buzz About Honey. The lesson begins at 10:00 a.m. and will last about an hour. Homemaker lessons are free and open to the public. RSVP via (502) 222-9453 or phyllis.mills@uky.edu.

Written by Lauren Fernandez, Oldham County Extension Program Assistant.

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