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4-H Sewing Division

Junior (Ages 9-13) 

Unit I – Let’s Learn to Sew 

790A .....Unit I Clothing Option: Shorts, pants, or skirt with casing waistline (elastic and/or drawstring). Garment must be made from woven fabric and include the                     following: straight machine stitching, appropriate visible seam finish, and machine stitched hem. This class is for ages 9-13. 

790B ......Unit I Non-Clothing Option: Apron OR drawstring backpack/shoulder bag OR tote bag with fabric handles OR a laundry bag. Item must                     be made from woven fabric and include the following: straight machine stitching, appropriate visible seam finish, and a casing or                             machine stitched hem. Practice projects (travel kit and tissue holder) are not to be entered. This class is for ages 9-13. 

 

Unit II – Let’s Get to the Bottom 

791.........Clothing Option: Skirt, shorts or pants. Exhibit must be made from woven fabric and include the following: enclosed seams, appropriate                  seam finish, interfacing, zipper, and a facing or waistband. This class is for youth ages 9-13. 

792.........Non-Clothing Option: Zippered tote bag, purse, garment bag or gym bag with zipper and self-fabric straps or handles. 

 

Unit III – Top it Off 

793.........Clothing Option: Shirt, simple jacket, one piece dress with no waistline, cape with a hood or collar, bathrobe, or vest with lining or facing

794.........Non-Clothing Option: Backpack with lining, applied trim, and button/ buttonhole closure. 

 

Unit IV – Stretch Your Knit Skills 

795.........1 or 2 piece complete outfit made of knit fabric such as a dress, top and bottom, .pajamas, or nightshirt. 

 

Unit V – Moving On Up 

796.........One piece complete outfit made from woven fabric such as a dress, coveralls, or jumpsuit. 

 

Unit VI - Put It All Together 

797.........Clothing Option: 2 or 3 piece complete coordinating outfit such as warm up suit, dress with jacket or coat, swimwear with cover up,                          jacket or shirt with slacks/skirt 

798.........Non Clothing Option: Original design tote bag and documentation folder 

 

Up Cycle It! 

799 a......Up Cycle It! Junior: item sewn from recycled/repurposed garments. Documentation is required. This class is for ages 9-13 with sewing skills. 

799 b. ....Smart Clothing: one soft circuit item created using conductive thread and hand sewing and/or machine sewing skills, LEDs, and battery pack.                                            May include items such as an LED bracelet, an illuminating fashion applique, or an illuminating garment constructed by the member.                                                          Website: http://styleengineers.org/module/smart-clothing/. This class is for ages 9-13. 

 

Senior (Ages 14-18) 

Let’s be Casual 

800.........Clothing Option: 1 or 2 piece complete outfit made from knit or woven fabric such as a dress, top and bottom, simple pajamas, or robe. 

801.........Non Clothing Option: 2 coordinating fashion accessories from the following: wallet, garment bag, purse, backpack or duffel bag 

 

Dress it Up 

802.........1 or 2 piece complete dressy outfit such as a dress, suit, pantsuit, sport coat and slacks 

 

Match it Up 

803.........Clothing Option: Choose at least one item from each group to make a complete 3 or 4 piece coordinated outfit: Shorts, pants, or skirt;                    Top, blouse, shirt; Vest, jacket, sweater. 

804.........Non Clothing Option: 3 or 4 piece coordinating luggage/travel accessories set 

 

Creative Expressions 

805.........Clothing Option: Construct a complete outfit for one of the following activities: Halloween, theater, or historic costume; Uniform for                        medical, cheerleader, dancer, etc.; Riding apparel 

806.........Non Clothing Option: Select one of the following and construct a: Fabric doll or animal with a wardrobe of two outfits; Machine                                  appliquéd specialty flag or decorative banner 

 

Leisure Time 

807.........Clothing Option: 2 or 3 piece complete outfit. Choose from the following: Athletic wear such as leotard, cycling wear, warm-up suit,                          bathing suit and cover-up, tennis wear; Pajamas and robe (must use specialty fabric such as terry cloth, flannel, fleece, nylon tricot);                        Raincoat and hat or rain suit 

 

Formal Affair 

808.........1 or 2 piece complete outfit, such as a prom dress, bridesmaid dress, or tuxedo 

Tailor Made 

809.........Upcycle It! Senior: item sewn from recycled/repurposed garments and documentation folder required. 

 

Style Engineers 

810.........Smart Clothing: one soft circuit item created using conductive thread and hand sewing and/or machine sewing skills, LEDs, and battery                  pack. May include items such as an LED bracelet, an illuminating fashion applique, or an illuminating garment constructed by the                            member. Website: http://styleengineers.org/module/smart-clothing/. This class is for ages 14-18.