Clothing Event Categories

Clothing Selection

All participants (male or female) to qualify for participation in the state event should:

  • Select and/or purchase an outfit that represents the 4-H’ers goal or intended use for the selected outfit.
  • Have had individual planned or county experience(s) in choosing shopping alternatives, evaluating fit, quality and construction features, price and cost comparison.
  • Clothing Selection helpful hints & reference pages 4H 315

Outfits may be selected and/or purchased from any source, including consignment shops, used clothing stores, etc. Clothing items which are home-sewn are not eligible unless the completed garment was purchased from a used clothing source. Clothing items which are custom sewn specifically for the participant are not eligible. (If questions, contact the program superintendents.) 

Fashion Revue

All participants (male or female) to qualify for participation in the state event should:

  • Have been enrolled in a 4-H Clothing project in the current 4-H program year.
  • Model a garment or outfit the entrant has constructed, hand-knitted, machineknitted, or crocheted during the current 4-H year.
  • Fashion Review helpful hints & reference pages 4H 315
  1. A garment or outfit consisting of one to three pieces such as party clothes, tailored suits, vest, slacks, shirt, skirt, active sportswear and/or coats are acceptable as Fashion Revue entries.
  2. Blouses, shirts, and sweaters are usually considered as garments. If they are used to complete an outfit, they may be constructed or selected.
  3. All other accessories and undergarments may be constructed or selected. 

$15 Challenge 

All participants (male or female) to qualify for participation in the state event should:

  • Purchase an outfit that represents the 4-H’ers intended use for the selected outfit.
  • Have had individual or county experience(s) in choosing shopping alternatives, evaluating fit, quality and construction features, price and cost comparison.
  • Outfits must be purchased at a garage sale, consignment store, or resale shop (i.e. Goodwill, Salvation Army, or other stores of this type.) (Hand-me-downs or clothing as gifts that were selected by the 4-H’er belong in Clothing Selection.)
  • Cost of outfit must be $15 or less, not including shoes, accessories or undergarments.
  • Receipt(s) MUST be turned in with the Report Form.
  • The $15 Challenge helpful hints & reference pages 4H 315
  • The $15 Challenge Q&A
     
  • Clothing Event Participant Letter & Information
  • 4-H Clothing Event Participant Report Form
    The $15 Challenge (PDF) (MSWord)

Volunteer to help with the 4-H Clothing Event

Stitch This! 

Click here to go to the Stitch This! webpage

See below for participant forms and more helpful information.


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