Fashion and Interior Design

Clothing and Textiles

The Bell County 4-H Contest – TBD

 

Forms

2021 Fashion Show County Entry Form

DEADLINE:  TBD

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

2021 Design Brief:   TBD

Gather your friends, make some snacks and get ready for Game Night. Do you think about throwback games like Scrabble, Monopoly or Life? Or, modern board games like Catan or Ticket to Ride? Maybe your game night includes Mario Carts and Ms. Pacman. Or maybe you think about games played on a field or a court. Regardless of the game, certainly your Game Night contains strategy, competition and lots of fun. This year be inspired by your favorite game night games

 

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.

 


Rules & Guidelines and Forms

All Rules & Guidelines and All Forms
For Seniors:  Texas 4-H Clothing & Textiles Packet (link)All pdf files

The below forms will be updated soon!

Fashion Show
Rules/Guidelines & All Forms
Junior/Intermediate Buying & Construction Entry Form (MS Word)
Junior/Intermediate Buying & Construction Entry Form (pdf)
Junior/Intermediate Buying & Construction Score Sheet (pdf))
Junior/Intermediate Potential Questions (pdf)
Senior Buying Entry Form (MS Word)
Senior Buying Entry Form (pdf)
Senior Buying Score Sheet (pdf)
Senior Buying Possible Interview Questions (pdf)
Senior Construction Entry Form (MS Word)
Senior Construction Entry Form (pdf)
Senior Construction Score Sheet (pdf)
Senior Construction Possible Interview Questions (pdf)

Natural Fiber (Seniors Only)
Rules & Guidelines and Natural Fiber Forms
Natural Fiber Entry Form (MS Word)
Natural Fiber Entry Form (pdf)
Natural Fiber Score Sheet (pdf)
Natural Fiber Potential Questions

Fashion Storyboard
Rules/Guidelines & All Forms (pdf)
Storyboard Label (MS Word)
Storyboard Label (pdf)
Storyboard Score Sheet (pdf)
Storyboard Helpful Hints

Duds to Dazzle
Rules/Guidelines & All Forms (pdf)
Duds to Dazzle Worksheet (pdf)
Duds to Dazzle Scorecard (pdf)
Duds to Dazzle Supply Kit (pdf)
Duds to Dazzle Possible Interview Questions(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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