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Sewing **2020 CHANGES**

November 13, 2019

 

 

4-H SEWING (Updated 10/18/19)

 **2020 CHANGES**

Beginning Sewing starts by teaching basic sewing skills, like how to use a sewing machine, how to choose fabric, how to select and use patterns, how to select suitable fabrics, how to install zippers and hems, and taking care of clothing. The higher divisions get gradually more difficult, until the 4‑H'er can make such complicated items as suits, coats and formal wear. This project is for boys as well as girls.

 

Project Leaders:  Christina Tryon                               

 

 

Project Rules:  ** Please visit the insight book for skills list**

 ALL completed record sheets and manuals/activity books must be turned in to the 4-H Club leader by July 8, and must be securely attached in the green “Indiana 4-H Club Member’s Record Book.”

                 -  Fashion Revue is judged by grade in the Junior Division and Category in the Senior Division. (see further information in

                     Senior division project requirements).

               -  4-H member is judged on how well the garment fits, their  self confidence and poise, how well they accessorize their

                     project, and how they answer the judges questions.

               -   4-H member must be present at the public fashion revue held on Thursday evening of the fair in order to receive their

                     placing/award.

See manual or Insight book for required techniques in each division.

 

(One State Fair entry per grade/category in both wearable and non-wearable, for a total of 11 wearable entries, 10 non-wearable entries.)

Definition of Outfit: This applies to 7th Grade and above. An outfit is a garment or garments that when put together make a complete look, and the young person is ready to go out the door—such as a one or two piece dress, a one or two piece pant suit, or a

**Be sure to check your Skills Card, and make sure you have used enough skills required for your grade level.

 Exhibit requirements: Make one or more of the following

Level A: Sew Simple Grades 3 and 4—4-H-925

Grade 3 - Skills to Learn & Include in  Exhibit:  Include at least 2 skills in the exhibit

 

Grade 4 -  Skills to Learn and Include in Exhibit:

Seam finishes are recommended on all exposed seams.  Include at least 2 skills in the exhibit.

 

Level B: Sew Smart—4-H926– Grades 5 and 6

Grade 5:  Skills to Learn and Include in Exhibit

Seam finishes are recommended on all exposed seams (except knits).  Interfacing, understitching and trimming should be used when appropriate.  Choose at least 3 of these additional skills for each sewn exhibit:

Grade 6 :  Skills to Learn and Include in Exhibit

Seam finishes are recommended on all exposed seams (except knits).  Interfacing, understitching and trimming should be used when appropriate.  Choose at least 4 of the these additional skills for each sewn exhibit:

 

 

Level C: Sew Fine 4-H927—grades 7-9

Grade 7: Skills to Learn and Include in Exhibit

Seam finishes are recommended on all exposed seams (except kits).  Interfacing, understitching, and trimming should be used when appropriate.  Choose at least 5 of these additional skills for each sewn exhibit additional skills for each sewn exhibit.

 

Grades 8 & 9: Skills to Learn and Include in Exhibit

Seam finishes are recommended on all exposed seams (except knits and non-raveling specialty fabrics). Interfacing, understitching and trimming should be used when appropriate. Choose at least 6 of these skills for each sewn exhibit:

 

 

 

Level D: AND SEW ON – 4-H-928 - Grades 10-12

Skills to Learn and Include in Exhibit ~Seam finishes are recommended on all exposed seams (except knits and non-raveling specialty fabrics). Interfacing, under stitching and trimming should be used when appropriate. Choose at least 5 of these additional skills for each sewn exhibit.

 

 

Fashion Revue Categories:

Advanced division (grades 8-12) may compete in as many categories as the 4-H’er wishes. All garments modeled in Fashion Revue MUST be judged for construction, also. (State Fair Eligibility: May compete in only one category at State Fair. A total of six (6) entries, with no more than 2 in any category, are entered at the State Fair, based on judges’ recommendation. The entries are not necessarily the Champion in each category.)

 

 

 

 

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