Contact Us

University of Illinois Extension serving Bond, Clinton, Jefferson, Marion and Washington Counties

Marion County
1404 E Main
Rt 50 East
Salem, IL 62881
Phone: 618-548-1446
FAX: 618-548-9891

Bond County
925 E. Harris
Greenville, IL 62246
Phone: 618-664-3665
FAX: 618-664-9277
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00am to 4:00pm

Clinton County
1163 N. Fourth Street
Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-4551
FAX: 618-526-4597
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Jefferson County
4618 Broadway
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: 618-242-0780
FAX: 618-242-0781
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm

Washington County
9623 Wall Street
Nashville, IL 62263
Phone: 618-327-8881
FAX: 618-327-8882
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Upcoming Events

4-H Beginners Sewing Workshop-Jefferson County

March 28, 2018 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM )

Jefferson County Extension Office
4618 Broadway
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864 (Jefferson County)

Earn your license to sew! Youth will learn machine basics, how to sew  a straight line and how to pivot while sewing.  Participants will sew a cinch sack and if time allows, a nine-patch pillow. This workshop is open to 4-H members between 8 and 18 (Sorry, no Cloverbuds).  Pizza will be provided for lunch.

Cost is $10 per person, advance registration is required by 3/21/18.

You will need to bring the following materials to the workshop: 

  • Cinch Sack: 1/2 yard of 36" to 45" wide, firmly woven fabric, 1 spool matching all-purpose thread 
  • 9 Patch Pillow: 1/4 yard each of two contrasting color material for top, 2/3 yard for back, stuffing or 18" pillow form, 1 spool matching all-purpose thread