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4-H Sewing

February 26, 2019

SUPERINTENDENTS: Syndi Swoape 812-825-4802

Monroe County Achievement Record Sheet required

Sewing Skill Exhibit Cards Required

RULES:

  1. All exhibitors must provide hanger for displaying judged garments. Garments may be covered with a clear plastic bag.
  2. 4-H members may exhibit in either the wearable and/or non-wearable categories.
  3. Each exhibit should use the required number of skills listed in the rules and regulations available at the Monroe County Extension Office.
  4. For Grade 4 and above, seam finishes are recommended on all exposed seams except knits and non-raveling specialty fabrics.

**We encourage all sewing members to participate in the Fashion Revue**

WEARABLE:

Grade 3: Elastic waist shorts, pants OR skirt with fold over casing; no pockets. Attach Sewing Skills Card (4-H 925C-W) to the exhibit.

Grade 4: Shorts, pants OR skirt with partial or full sewn-on waistband or waistline facing, or partial elastic waistband (not a full elastic waistband) OR simple shirt or top OR BBQ apron. Attach Sewing Skills Card (4-H 925C-W) to the exhibit.

Grade 5: Simple shirt with sleeves OR sundress OR jumper OR simple 2 piece pajamas. Attach Sewing Skills Card  (4-H 926C-W) to the exhibit.

Grade 6: Two garments that can be worn together. Attach Sewing Skills Card (4-H 926D-W) to the exhibit.

Grade 7: School or sports outfit. Can be one or more pieces. Attach Sewing Skills Card (4-H 927C-W) to the exhibit.

Grade 8 - 12: Enter one or more of the State Fair categories listed below. Attach Sewing Skills Card (4-H 928C-W) to the exhibit.

 

STATE FAIR CATEGORIES:

***Informal or Casual Wear: A complete outfit of one or two pieces suitable for school, weekend, or casual, informal activities.

***Dress Up: This is suitable for social, church, or special occasions that are not considered to be formal. It may be an outfit of one or more pieces with or without its own costume coat or jacket (lined or unlined). This is not an outfit that would be worn to school, weekend or casual, informal activities.

***Free Choice: A complete outfit comprised of garments that do not fit in the other classifications. Examples include: tennis wear, swim wear or other active sportswear, lounge wear, riding habits, historic, dance, theatrical, or international costumes, and unlined coats.

***Suit or Coat: The suit consists of two 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. It will be judged separately as a coat with its own accessories.

***Separates: Consists of three garments that must be worn as a coordinated complete outfit. Each piece should be versatile enough to be worn with other garments.

***Formal Wear: This outfit may be one or more pieces suitable for any formal occasion, such as proms, weddings, and formal evening functions.

Definition of an outfit: An outfit is a garment or garments that when put together make a complete look - such as one or two piece dress, or one or two piece pant suit, or a three piece combination, such as pants, vest, and blouse or shirt.

 

NON-WEARABLE:

Grade 3: Simple pillow sham with lapped back opening and purchased pillow form (following instructions provided in manual) OR simple tote bag with handles or drawstring. Attach Sewing Skills Card (4-H 925C-W) to the exhibit.

Grade 4: Shaped pillow with curved seams, stuffed and sewn closed OR hanging pocket organizer OR bound edge placemats (set of 4). Attach Sewing Skills Card (4-H 925C-W) to the exhibit.

Grade 5: Pillow lap quilt (quillow) OR structured duffel bag, tote bag or backpack, OR sewn hat. Attach Sewing Skills Card (4-H 926C-W) to the exhibit.

Grade 6: Pillow sham with button or zipper closing, appliquéd design, piping or ruffle. Make your own pillow form OR tote bag with zipper or duffel bag with zipper, pockets and lining OR doll or pet clothes OR construction techniques sample notebook (following instructions provided in manual). Attach Sewing Skills Card (4-H 926D-W) to the exhibit.

Grade 7: Dressed, jointed (with sockets) stuffed animal OR sewn item for holiday or special occasion OR construction techniques sample notebook (following instructions provided in manual). Attach Sewing Skills Card (4-H 927C-W) to the exhibit.

Grade 8 - 12: Sewn items for your home OR construction techniques sample notebook OR sewing machine survey (following instructions provided in manual). Attach Sewing Skills Card (4-H 928C-W) to the exhibit.

State Fair entry: One entry for each grade (Junior Division) or category (Senior Division) may be chosen in wearable. One entry for each grade may be chosen in non-wearable

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