Fashion and Interior Design

Clothing and Textiles

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The Bell County 4-H Contest – Monday, March 21, 2022

Forms

2022 Fashion Show County Entry Form

DEADLINE:  Friday, March 4, 2022

Home School Eligibility Form- Please out the form if you are home school and participating in the County Fashion Show. Due with Entry Form

 

All entry forms must be emailed to Sheryl.Long@ag.tamu.edu

 


 

Description/Objectives:

Fashion Show: To recognize 4-H members who have excelled in fashion and interior design projects and exhibit skills in the application of knowledge of fibers and fabrics to wardrobe selection, clothing construction, or comparison shopping, fashion interpretation and understanding of style, good grooming and poise in front of others, and modeling and presentation of themselves and their garments.

Natural Fiber (Seniors Only):  The purpose of the Fashion Show Natural Fiber Contest is an opportunity for 4-H members to exhibit the skills learned related to Cotton and Wool/Mohair. To recognize 4-H members who do outstanding work in a fashion and interior design project that includes the study of cotton or wool, and mohair.

Fashion Storyboard:  The purpose of the 4-H Fashion Storyboard contest is to give 4-H members an opportunity to create a storyboard of their original design. It also provides the members an opportunity to gain knowledge of the career responsibilities of a fashion designer and illustrator, enhance creativity and originality, and develop visual communication skills.

 

Duds to Dazzle: The Texas 4-H Duds to Dazzle Fashion and Interior Design Competition utilizes the knowledge and skills learned in the project, while increasing awareness of the impact of the clothing and textile industry on the environment, specifically the waste stream. In the competition, teams of 4-H members will redesign and repurpose discarded garments or textiles into new, viable consumer products.

 

 

Fashion Show Categories

JUNIOR/INTERMEDIATE BUYING CATEGORIES

Everyday Living Includes casual sportswear, weekend-wear, clothing for school, casual after-school events, or hanging out with friends.
Fantastic Fashions under $25 This category is designed to expand the 4-H member’s shopping experience to include different shopping venues. Outfits must be purchased at a garage sale, consignment store, Goodwill, Salvation Army, or other retail business. Receipts are required for everything that is visible during the interview, except shoes. Receipts for garage sales can be handwritten. This includes jewelry and accessories. Do not need to account for sales tax.
Dressy Garments worn to dressy activities such as church, banquets, luncheons and 4-H interviews. Examples are children’s suits and dressy dresses. Original material must be fabric and not from recycled items.
Special Interest Limited to special purpose garments. Examples are band, pep squad and cheerleader uniforms; sleep wear; theatrical and circus-type costumes such as clown suits and ballet costumes; equestrian clothing and riding apparel; hiking clothing; or rock climbing clothing. Garments in this category should not be suitable for ordinary activities.

JUNIOR/INTERMEDIATE CONSTRUCTION CATEGORIES

Everyday Living Includes casual sportswear, weekend-wear, clothing for school, casual after-school events, or hanging out with friends.
ReFashion The result of modifying existing clothing into something more fashionable. The main purpose of ReFashion is creativity, as well as sewing skills. The member designs and sews a wearable garment from previously used garments. The completed garment is different from its original use, not just an alteration. (Examples: neck ties sewn together to form a skirt or taking old t-shirts and making them into a skirt)
Dressy Garments worn to dressy activities such as church, banquets, luncheons and 4-H interviews. Examples are children’s suits and dressy dresses. Original material must be fabric and not from recycled items.
Special Interest Limited to special purpose garments. Examples are band, pep squad and cheerleader uniforms; sleep wear; theatrical and circus-type costumes such as clown suits and ballet costumes; equestrian clothing and riding apparel; hiking clothing; or rock climbing clothing. Garments in this category should not be suitable for ordinary activities.

SENIOR BUYING CATEGORIES

Business/Interview Attire Entry should be an outfit you would wear for a job interview, scholarship interview, job fair, or other professional event.  1. Professional – This is a more traditional, conservative approach (e.g., business suit or blazer, tie and dress slacks for men; business suit, pantsuit, or jacket and dress for women) and may vary by employer or industry.  2. Business Casual – This is more relaxed and comfortable but demonstrates good judgment in choices and displays a neat appearance (e.g., polo shirt, shirt with a collar or sweater; khakis or other slacks; dress or casual leather shoes for men and women; moderate length dress or skirt for women).
Fantastic Fashions under $25 This category is designed to expand the 4-H member’s shopping experience to include different shopping venues. Outfits must be purchased at a garage sale, consignment store, Goodwill, Salvation Army, or other retail business. Receipts are required for everything that is visible during the interview, except shoes. Receipts for garage sales can be handwritten. This includes jewelry and accessories. Do not need to account for sales tax.
Semi-Formal to Formal Entry must be designed for semi-formal to formal occasions and made from fabrics intended for the same. This includes men’s suits and tuxedos and women’s dressy dresses, formal gowns, wedding dresses, and bridesmaid dresses.
Special Interest Entry should be a specific outfit that you NEED to know how to purchase wisely. Entry should be something that reflects a special interest of the participant, such as equestrian clothing and riding apparel, dance costumes, hiking clothing, or rock climbing clothing.

SENIOR CONSTRUCTION CATEGORIES

Everyday Living Includes casual sportswear, weekend-wear, clothing for school, casual after-school events, or hanging out with friends.
ReFashion The result of modifying existing clothing into something more fashionable. The main purpose of ReFashion is creativity, as well as sewing skills. The member designs and sews a wearable garment from previously used garments. The completed garment is different from its original use, not just an alteration. (Examples: neck ties sewn together to form a skirt or taking old t-shirts and making them into a skirt)
Semi-Formal to Formal Entry must be designed for semi-formal to formal occasions and made from fabrics intended for the same. Original material must be fabric and not from recycled items.
Theatre/Costume Garment intended for use as a costume, which would include stage production. May be sewn from fabric or from another garment. These garments may be unusual or innovative materials; imaginative but wearable.


Fashion Storyboard Categories

2022 Design Brief:  Get Out and Explore
Get out and explore the great outdoors. That may mean in your own back yard, at a national park or on the Serengeti. Discover the animals that roam the earth big and small; those that creep on the ground and those that fly in the air. Take in the majesty of the nature around us. See the beauty in a sun rise, feel the mist from a waterfall, taste the sap from a maple tree. Get moving your adventure awaits.

 

Categories. The following is a list of the categories and descriptions. Each storyboard should be entered in one category. A 4-H member may enter only one storyboard

  • Wearable: Clothing that can be worn. Includes items such as pants, shorts, skirts, blouses, sweaters, coats, dresses, etc.
  • Accessory: Includes items such as belts, purses, bags, hats, etc.
  • Jewelry: Includes necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings, etc.
  • Pet Clothing: Includes items that can be worn by a pet or any other animal.
  • Home Décor – items that are easy to move and make a home visually appealing, examples of home décor items include: throw pillows, table runner, or wall hanging.
  • Home Furnishings – items that make a home comfortable for living or working in. Examples include: couch, ottoman, chair, tables, desks, beds and the like.

District 8 Fashion Show, Natural Fiber, Fashion Storyboard, & Duds to Dazzle

                       

 

 

Event Information

Contests:
Fashion Show
Natural Fiber
Fashion Storyboard
Duds to Dazzle

Date:
Monday, April 25, 2022
Registration March 21-April 8, 2022

Location:
Cleburne Conference Center
1501 W. Henderson
Cleburne, TX 76033
www.cleburne.net


Rules & Guidelines and Forms

All Rules & Guidelines and All Forms

Fashion Show
Rules & Guidelines

Junior/Intermediate Entry Form (MS Word)

Junior/Intermediate Buying Score Sheet (MS Word)
Junior/Intermediate Construction Score Sheet ((MS Word))
Senior Buying Entry Form (PDF)

Senior Buying Score Sheet (pdf)
Senior Construction Entry Form (PDF)
Senior Construction Score Sheet (pdf)

Natural Fiber (Seniors Only)
Natural Fiber Entry Form (PDF)
Natural Fiber Score Sheet (pdf)

Fashion Storyboard
Storyboard Label Link
Storyboard Score Sheet Link

Duds to Dazzle
Scoresheet PDF

 


Related Contest – Make It With Wool!

Texas Make It With Wool Contest Facebook Page
American Sheep Industry Association page
National Make It With Wool Contest page

 

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