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Clothing & Construction Textiles

The 4-H Clothing Program provides an opportunity for youth to practice a variety of life skills, while learning about sewing, clothing, and textiles subject matter.
Kansas 4-H Clothing & Textiles Leader Notebook
Available for loan from Spokane County 4-H,
477-2048, 4-H@spokanecounty.org

CBA Fun With Clothes _
CBB Clothing Capers .
CBC Clothes That Click ..
Objectives:

  • apply personal creativity and learn basic sewing skills
  • practice good personal grooming skills
  • learn about fabrics, textile science, and technology
  • select appropriate color, line, and design
  • apply wise shopping practices
  • select appropriate care for personal clothing
  • learn about the cultural influences of clothing
  • learn clothing skills for different careers and job seeking

Member Publications
C0677 Sewing Skills Checklist ……………………$2.00
EM4339 Fashion Modeling Your 4-H Garment . $1.00
EM4224E Suggestions for Writing 4-H Style Revue Commentary …………………………. NC
PNW0197 Measuring Up: Quality Standards in Sewn Items …………………………………..$1.00
WILS200 Let’s Sew! A Beginner’s Sewing Guide ..$6.50

Leader Publications
EM4897 Fun With Clothes Leaders Guide ……. $22.50
EM4898 Clothing Capers Leaders Guide ……… $26.00
EM4899 Clothes That Click Leaders Guide …… $30.00
EM4789 Teaching 4-H Oral Reasons ……………..$1.00
EM4870 Sew Quick! Leader Guide ………………..$3.50
EM4916S Costura Rapida! …………………………….$3.00
PNW0187 Sewing With Stripes, Checks & Plaids …$2.00
PNW0192 Interfacings ………………………………….$1.00
PNW0216 Pressing Pointers …………………………… $1.50
PNW0284 International Clothing Care Symbols ….$1.00
PNW0440 Stain Removal from Washable Fabrics …$1.50
KNITTING AND
CROCHET
Use C0678, Needlework Skills Checklist, to identify projects in which members should enroll. Keep the checklist with the project book.

BCAE Knitting Project
Objectives:

  • select yarn based on its characteristics
  • read knitting abbreviations and follow pattern directions
  • perform knitting skills
  • use different types of needles, fabrics, and machines
  • work with several colors

Member Publications
C0676 Needlework Record (pad of 10) ……….$1.00
C0678 Needlework Skills Checklist (bundle of 10) ………………………………$1.00
EM4593 4-H Needlework Project: Knitting …….$1.00
EM4740 Patterns to Knit ……………………………..$1.00

BCAF Crochet Project
Objectives:

  • select yarn and thread
  • read crochet abbreviations and follow pattern directions
  • use crochet skills
  • crochet on a frame
  • care for crocheted items

Member Publications
C0676 Needlework Record (pad of 10) ……….$1.00
C0678 Needlework Skills Checklist (bundle of 10) ………………………………$1.00
EM4592 4-H Needlework Project: Crochet …….$1.00
EM4739 Patterns to Crochet ……………………….$1.00

Leader Publication
EM4594 4-H Needlework Project, Leader Guide .$1.00
EM4720 Standards of Quality in Crafts …………. $1.50
SELF-DETERMINED
TEXTILES PROJECT
C Self-Determined Textiles Project
Learning goals are determined by the member, parent,
and leader.

Member Publication
EM2956 Make Up Your Own Mind ………………. $1.00

Leader Publication
EM2957 Working with Members in Self-Determined Projects…………………$1.00