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Consumer Clothing

March 25, 2020

Educational materials are designed to teach clothing selection, wardrobe planning, care of clothing, and personal grooming. Included are activities to be completed at home and in stores.

For Judging and Check-in information, consult the current 4-H Catalog.

For Resources such as Manuals, Record Sheets, and Score Cards see the Indiana 4-H Youth Development Project Page.

Exhibit Requirements:

  1. Completed record sheet must be turned in by the established and posted date.
  2. Members must complete one activity from each group in the manual, type or write neatly results/answers in a notebook and label each activity to discuss it with the judge. Notebook must include a title page, your name, county, project, division or year and age. The last section of the notebook should tell about the outfit you’re modeling. No prior year’s activities should be included.
    1. For personal safety concerns, notebooks exhibited should only contain name, county, grade, level and club, and no personally identifiable information such as mailing address or phone number.
  3. Project will be judged on:
  1. Notebooks are due by 7:00 PM on the Monday prior to Consumer Clothing judging at the Fair Office.
  2. Members must be present at time of judging for interview and to model the outfit for the judge. Members will leave their outfit for exhibit along with the project binder; please wear or bring other clothes to change into to allow for your outfit and for after judging.
  3. Members are requested to participate in the Showcase of Fashions on Sunday evening.
  4. Premiums will be selected from each Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels. An overall Grand and Reserve Grand Champion will also be selected and awarded.

Beginner-Grades 3-5

  1. Members must complete one activity from each group in the manual, type or write neatly results/answers in a notebook and label each activity to discuss it with the judge.
  2. Help purchase an item of clothing to wear with other clothes in your wardrobe (for example: slacks, blouse, jeans, shirt, sweater, sweatshirt). Select an accessory that goes with your purchase, such as shoes, belt, jewelry, socks, etc.

Intermediate-Grades 6-8

  1. Members must complete one activity from each group in the manual, type or write neatly results/answers in a notebook and label each activity to discuss it with the judge. Purchase and accessorize a casual or school outfit. Members may purchase accessories or select from items they already own.

Advanced-Grades 9-12

  1. Members must complete one activity from each group in the manual, type or write neatly results/answers in a notebook and label each activity to discuss it with the judge.
  2. If a member has completed all activities in the manual in prior years, the member is to consult with their Extension Educator, leader, or mentor to create an activity. When assembling the exhibit notebook be sure to include a note to the judge explaining how the activity was determined and the intended objectives.
  3. Purchase and accessorize an outfit. Members may purchase accessories or select those already owned.

 

 

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