I found an old 4-H hat recently at a thrift store, and it set me to thinking about 4-H again. That, combined with Lori's mention of it yesterday compelled me to do yet another post. (I have written about it in a number of previous posts). I have a model now for my hat and neckerchief, so here they are again - front:
Going in for a close-up, front and center:
They look lovely on her, don't you think?
Here are my 4-H hats and pins again , worn all those years ago:
And the one below is the one that I picked up at a thrift store because it had some pins on it that I didn't have, and I wanted them. I found the appliques on the bottom left at another thrift - and no, they do not belong on the hat; they're for the back corners of the neckerchiefs. The button at top right was a giveaway at the State Fair:
We would wear a white dress, or a shirt or blouse, and a white skirt, or you could wear white jeans, a more practical choice for those members with a livestock project - and boys, of course!
We Gold Country Girls will always remember our 4-H Member days fondly.
Tina has some great old photos from back in the day, and I expect that she will share them, too, one of these days!
I know you will enjoy seeing them.