FCE snap bag workshop

FCE snap bag workshop

Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 8:00 pm

FCE snap bag workshop | Obion County Family and Community Education

SNAP TO IT — Crystal Family and Community Education Club members Jane Fisher and Nita Simpson recently taught a snap-bag workshop at the Obion County Farm Bureau building. A snap bag is unique because the opening uses a section of a carpenter’s metal measuring tape. This is a useful project and people can use their imaginations when they are putting fabric colors together. Two pieces of fabric folded and pressed into a prairie point are used to pull open the bag and then it just snaps back into place since it has the carpenter metal tape sewn inside the opening. Pockets and a plastic liner can be added to the interior. Monogramming on the fabric could dress it up even more, a spokesman said. To receive the instructions on making a snap bag, email University of Tennessee Extension agent Benita Giffin at bgiffin1@utk.edu. Among those attending the recent workshop were (clockwise, from left) Mrs. Fisher, Peggy Lancaster, Mary Louise Davis, Mrs. Simpson, Mary Dunavant, Herta Demoulin, Rochelle McClain, Nadine Killion and Alice Fennel.

Published in The Messenger 5.22.13

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