Hannibal Arts Council offering basic sewing skills class to students in grades 2-5 on March 8

Felt Animal Bookmarks

Participants will learn about sewing on a button and a few basic stitches to make a felt animal bookmark. | Photo courtesy of Hannibal Arts Council

HANNIBAL, Mo. — The Hannibal Arts Council continues Art Adventures, its popular creative project series, at 5:15 p.m. Friday, March 8, at the Hannibal Arts Council, 105 S. Main.

The March Art Adventure is a creative project for students in grades 2-5 offering the opportunity to learn a few sewing skills.

Participants will learn about sewing on a button and a few basic stitches to make a felt animal bookmark. A variety of felt, embroidery floss and buttons will be provided to allow participants to create a bookmark of their favorite animal. The project will be led by local artist and educator Stephen Schisler.

Participation is free thanks to sponsors and partners. Space is limited. To register, go online to https://hannibalartscouncil.eventbrite.com, call 573-221-6545 or stop by 105 S. Main St.

Funding assistance for HAC youth programs is provided by General Mills Hometown Grantmaking Program, George H. Riedel Private Foundation, Community Foundation of West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri and the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency. Program scholarships are available thanks to the support of the Jesse David Cox Memorial Fund and HAC Program Scholarship Fund donors.

For more information on this and other Hannibal Arts Council programs, call 573-221-6545 or visit hannibalarts.com.

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