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Fashion Revue

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Traditional

Participants in this category will construct a garment/s and assemble an outfit that showcases their sewing skills and ability to coordinate an outfit. The outfit must contain at least one constructed garment. Participants are encouraged to construct additional garments to complete the outfit but may wear clothing they purchased or already own. Accessories - such as shoes, hats, belts, jewelry, purses, backpacks, etc., - may be purchased, already owned, or made by the member. If items were sewn that cannot be worn - such as in a coordinating jacket, skirt, and pants set or in a pajama set with matching pillow or quilt - these additional items may be carried. Only garments sewn by the participant will be evaluated on construction, but all items worn will be evaluated on the outfit coordination.

The garment/s in this category must be sewn by the member as part of a 4-H Clothing & Textiles Project* and modeled by the member at the Fashion Revue event.

 

Consumer Science Purchased, $50.00 Limit

Participants in this category will shop for an entire outfit with the total cost not to exceed $50.00 not including sales tax. Receipts from the current 4-H year are required for any item that is visible. This includes but is not limited to shoes, stockings, jewelry, and hair accessories. Gifts, prior purchases, and items without receipts are not eligible for this category. Receipts from yard sales, etc. may be handwritten. The participant should consider value vs. cost, versatility, the shopping experience, and coordination of the outfit within the cost limit.

This category has no 4-H project requirement and must be modeled by the member at the Fashion Revue event.



Softie Challenge

What is a softie? A stuffed animal, cloth doll, plush toy, soft sculpture, or fabric toy. In this challenge, the participant will sew, felt, knit, or crochet a softie using a pattern or their own design. Any type of fabric and any embellishment techniques (trims, embroidery, yarn hair, removeable clothing) may be used. Participant must present the entry themselves at the Fashion Revue event.

This category has no 4-H project requirement and must be shown by the member at the Fashion Revue event.



Costume Challenge

Participants in this category will create a costume for themselves or another person using any technique, materials, or pattern. It does not need to be sewn from fabric. The costume can be any theme and from any time, place, or country as long as it is 4-H appropriate. 70% of the costume must be handmade by the member; 30% can be handmade or purchased. The member must be able to move comfortably in the costume - sit, stand, walk, and go up and down stairs.

This category has no 4-H project requirement. If it was sewn for the member, they must model it. If it was sewn for another person, that person may model it, or it may be shown on a hanger. The member must be present and participate at the Fashion Revue event if it was sewn for another person.

 

Make It With Wool

Participants in this category will sew, knit, or crochet garment/s from 100% wool, wool blend (minimum of 60% wool) fabric or yarn or specialty wool fiber. Specialty fibers include alpaca, angora, camel, cashmere, llama, mohair, and vicuna. The entire garment body (front, back, and sleeves) must be wool or wool-blend fabric. Vests worn with a suit, sport coat, or blazer may have a back of non-wool fabric. Vests worn as a top layer or with outerwear coat/jacket must have a wool back. Trims, facings, interfacings, linings, and/or under linings may be fabrics other than wool or wool blends. Hand-spun yarns and/or hand-woven fabrics may be used and must meet above criteria.

Garments created for the Make It With Wool competition that is supported by the American Sheep Industry meet the requirements for this category.(https://makeitwithwool.com/welcome) If you choose to enter the Make It With Wool competition, it is your responsibility to ensure that your entry meets the Make It With Wool requirements. https://makeitwithwool.com/the-facts

The garment/s in this category must be sewn by the member as part of a 4-H Clothing & Textiles Project* and modeled by the member at the Fashion Revue event.

 

Leather Creations

Participants in the Leather Creations category will create any leather accessory – purse, wallet, belt, saddlebag, key fob, etc. – in any style. Any leather techniques may be used (tooling, carving, dying, painting, shaping, stitching, etc.) Materials used may be any leather, suede, or faux leather products.

This category has no 4-H project requirement and must be shown by the member at the Fashion Revue event.

 

Quilts

Participants in this category will sew a quilt of any size and pattern. The quilt must have finished edges and may use any quilting method (machine, hand, hand-tie, etc.)

The item/s in this category must be sewn by the member as part of a 4-H Clothing & Textiles Project* and shown by the member at the Fashion Revue event.

 

*4-H Clothing and Textiles projects include Beginning Sewing, Sewing, and Quilting.

Members may enter all categories at County Fashion Revue.

All outfits must meet the 4-H Dress Guidelines: https://4h.ucanr.edu/files/210170.pdf 

For more information, go to the State Fashion Revue Page: https://ucanr.edu/sites/sfd/Competitions/State_Fashion_Revue/ 




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Contacts:

If you have any questions about County Fashion Revue 2024  please email, Roni at fashionrevue@contracosta4h.org