Duds To Dazzle

Youth in the 4-H Clothing & Textile Project learn about fibers and fabrics, wardrobe selection, clothing construction, comparison shopping, fashion interpduds_logoretation, understanding of style and design, proper grooming, poise in front of others, and personal presentation skills. The Texas 4-H Duds to Dazzle Clothing & Textiles Competition goes one step beyond, utilizing the knowledge and skills learned in the project, while increasing awareness of the impact of the clothing & textile industry on the environment, specifically the waste stream. In the competition, teams of 4-H members will re-design and repurpose discarded garments.


Contest Resources:

  • Contest Guide – PDF
  • Design Principles – PDF
  • Laundry on your own – PDF
  • Safety Guide – PDF
  • Hand Stitching – PDF
  • Simple Sewing Techniques – PDF
  • Pricing – PDF
  • Supply Closet – PDF
  • Contest Page – link

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