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January 9, 2020

STATE FAIR ENTRY: One wearable and one non-wearable exhibit from each level.

Level A – Grades 3, 4 - 4-H 924 Let’s Sew; 4-H 925 Sew Simple; 4-H 925A-W Record Sheet (Grade 3);4-H 925B-W Record Sheet (Grade 4). Level B – Grades 5, 6 - 4-H 924 Let’s Sew; 4-H 926 Sew Smart; 4-H 926A-W Record Sheet (Grade 5). 4-H 926B-W Record Sheet (Grade 6). Level C – Grades 7, 8, 9 – 4-H 924 Let’s Sew; 4-H 927 Sew Fine; 4-H 236 Sewing Special Fabrics (Grades 8, 9); 4-H 927A-W Record Sheet. Level D – Grades 10, 11, 12 – 4-H 928 And Sew On; 4-H 236 Sewing Special Fabrics; 4-H 928A – W Record Sheet. Turn in completed record sheet with your project.

COUNTY FAIR AND STATE FAIR: APPROPRIATE SEWING SKILLS CARD MUST BE ATTACHED TO EXHIBIT.

Level C & D: Add the Fashion Revue category in which you would like to be judged.  Find the categories listed under Fashion Revue following the project requirements.

Note: Enter either a wearable or non-wearable exhibit; OR enter both a wearable & non-wearable (2) exhibits.

 

 

FASHION REVIEW

A chance for all 4-Hers enrolled in Sewing to model their projects at the pre-fair judging and at the county fair. Six senior entries, grades 8-12, are eligible for competition at the State Fair. Details will be sent in the summer to all those enrolled in clothing. Member must also be enrolled in the 4-H Sewing Project.

The 4-H Fashion Revue is an educational activity which places emphasis on selecting, constructing, accessorizing and modeling a garment or garments that complement the participant and the total wardrobe.

Members enrolled in Consumer Clothing are also encouraged to model their clothing items in the Public Revue at the fair.

PROJECT RULES

  1. Juniors are those who are in grades 3-7 and are divided by sewing divisions. Seniors are those who are in grades 8-12 and are divided by classifications.
  2. 4-Hers MUST PARTICIPATE in pre-judging and the Public Presentation of the Fashion Revue. Pre-judging takes place approximately one week before the Public Presentation which is held during the County Fair.
  3. Garments modeled must have been made since the past year's county exhibit.
  4. 4-Hers who are of Senior grade, but are enrolled in Division IV and V, should model in the appropriate Senior category.
  5. It is the responsibility of the 4-Her, with guidance from their 4-H Leader or parent, to enter the CORRECT Senior category. Category entry cannot be changed once judging of that classification has begun. Unlined coats will be accepted in Free Choice classifications. Unlined suits may be entered in Dress-Up Wear, Informal or Casual Wear and Separates, depending on their intended use.
  6. The 4-H members in the Senior Division may enter two separate outfits for Fashion Revue as long as one outfit is entered in construction.

 

STATE FAIR ELIGIBILITY: 

  1. A participant must be a 4-H member in Grades 8-12 of the current academic year or up to age 19. The overall category winners of the State 4-H Fashion Revue must meet the guidelines for the National 4-H Congress event and the State Fair Achievement Trip in order to participate in those events. National 4-H Congress guidelines require that a participant must be age 15-19 on January 1, 2015. State Fair Achievement trip guidelines require a participant must be age 14-19 on January 1, 2015.
  2. An entrant may enter only one (1) State Fair 4-H Fashion Revue Classification.
  3. Outfits to be worn in the State Fair 4-H Fashion Revue cannot be exhibited in any other 4-H exhibit section.

CLASSIFICATIONS:

  1. Junior-Grade 3: Exhibit one of the following: elastic waist shorts, pants or skirt with fold over casing (no pockets).
  2. Junior-Grade 4: Exhibit one of the following: Shorts, pants or skirt with partial or full sewn on waistband, or waistline facing or simple shirt or top or BBQ apron.
  3. Junior-Grade 5: Exhibit one of the following: Simple shirt with sleeves or sundress or jumper or simple 2 piece pajamas.
  4. Junior-Grade 6: Exhibit the following: Two garments that can be worn together.
  5. Junior-Grade 7: Exhibit one of the following: School or sports outfit. Can be one or more pieces.
  6. Senior Div. - Informal or Casual Wear: A complete outfit of 1 or 2 pieces suitable for school, weekend or casual, informal activities.
  7. Senior Div. - Dress-Up Wear: This is suitable for special, church, or social occasions which are not considered to be formal. It may be an outfit of 1 or more pieces with or without its own costume coat or jacket (lined or unlined). This is not an outfit which would be worn to school, weekend, or casual, informal activities. Examples include: dressy pants outfit or dress up men's wear.
  8. Senior Div. - Formal Wear: This outfit may be 1 or more pieces suitable for any formal occasion, such as proms, weddings, and formal evening functions.
  9. Senior Div. - Free Choice: A complete outfit comprised of garments which do not fit in the other classifications. Examples include: tennis wear, swimwear, athletic or sportswear, lounge wear, riding habits; historic, dance, theatrical, or international costumes, capes, and unlined coats.
  10. Senior Div. - Separates: An outfit consisting of 3 garments which must be worn as a coordinated complete outfit. Each piece should be versatile enough to be worn with other garments in your wardrobe. Examples are: skirt, blouse, and vest; pants, blouse, vest and jacket; skirt, blouse, vest, and lined or unlined jacket; pants, two-piece sweater set you have knitted or constructed yourself, etc. This eliminates pants, skirt, and blouse unless they are modeled together.

Senior Div. - Suit or Coat: The suit consists of 2 pieces including a skirt or pants and its own lined jacket. It is not a dress with jacket as in "dress-up wear." The coat is a separate lined coat for your wardrobe. It will be judged separately as a coat with its own accessories.

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