Fashion Revue & Quilt Show
Fashion Revue & Quilt Show Registration
Fashion Revue & Quilt Show
Fashion Revue Participant
Quilt Show Participant
Fashion Revue & Quilt Show
FASHION REVUE & QUILT SHOW INFORMATION SHEET
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
Male and female youth ages 5-19 years old who are currently enrolled in clothing or quilting projects may enter the Fashion Revue Clothing and Quilt Show competition. This is a showmanship event. You will be judged on the presentation of what you have created. The Fashion Revue and Quilt Show is your opportunity to express what you have learned and made.
WHAT CAN I ENTER?
Youth may enter a maximum of two entries. Entries must be in separate categories. Garments must be made in this past year under direction of a 4-H leader. Outfits are judged both on stage and up close using the rubrics posted on the UCCE website. Primary members are not judged (they will receive comments only and all will be given the same award).
HOW DO I ENTER?
Register online at: http://ceglenn.ucanr.edu/Glenn_County_4-H_Program_286/County_Events/Fashion_Revue_-_Quilt_Show_/ no later than Thursday, April 7, 2016. Be sure to complete the commentary online. Submit fabric swatches (2” square) and pattern to the Cooperative Extension Office by the deadline or 5 points are deducted from your total score.
- Traditional – features garments the participant has constructed for him/herself, showcasing sewing skills and the ability to coordinate an outfit. The outfit must contain at least one constructed garment.
- Consumer Science Purchased - $40.00 limit for the entire outfit, includes shoes but not sales tax. Receipts from the current 4-H year are required for any item that is visible. Gifts, prior purchases, and items without receipts are not eligible for this category. Receipts from yard sales, etc., may be hand written.
- Upcycled – take one or more existing garments and turn them into a new, different, and wearable garment. Add an accessory handmade made by the participant. Additional fabrics, trim and supplies may be used (supplies to make it may be purchased). Additional upcycled and/or sewn garments encouraged to complete the outfit. A “before” photograph showing the original garment(s) is required.
- Muslin Challenge– create a wearable garment using at least 2 yards, but not more than 3 yards, of bleached or un-bleached cotton muslin, 36-45” wide. Use of other fabric besides the muslin that shows is allowed, not to exceed 1 yard. Use of other fabric that doesn’t show, like lining or interfacing, is also allowed. Members are encouraged to decorate and embellish the muslin garment using dye, paint, embroidery, “bling,” applique, trims, finding, etc. to enhance the garment. Include handmade or purchased garments and items to complete the outfit.
- Western Wear Challenge – In this category construct a western-style shirt/blouse with short or long sleeves. Use of any pattern and any fabric is allowed. Include handmade or purchased garment and items to complete the outfit.
Youth may enter any quilted item completed under the direction of their quilting leader. Quilts must have a 4” sleeve attached to the back to display the item.
Outfits are subject to review for modesty and appropriate attire. Formal wear may be strapless or have spaghetti straps. Backless dresses, excessive visible cleavage, visible undergarments, lingerie or swim suits are not permitted. All shorts, skirts, dresses, etc. must be at least fingertip length. All outfits must be suitable for comfortable walking, sitting, and going up and down stairs.
Garments may be worn prior to judging but should be laundered or dry cleaned to not show soil.
WHAT IS A COMMENTARY?
The commentary you write about the project that you created will be read when you model/present your item during the Fashion Show.Please provide the information about both the model and the outfit.Commentary will be read and may be edited by the committee.
"It's the 4th of July for Mary Smith every time she wears this patriotic suit and she has a right to celebrate! The jaunty jacket sports shiny star buttons on the bright red wool. What a great idea! The scraps from that jacket turn into patch pockets on the military blue dress. Mary has had 6 years of 4-H sewing and foods projects, but always finds a new challenge. She made this suit during a thunderstorm, finishing just before the electricity went off. Can you imagine how great this outfit will be at Davis, where Mary will be a freshman this fall?"
IDEAS ON DEVELOPING COMMENTARY
- Give information about the member and his/ her interests, such as where he or she is from, other 4-H projects, years in 4-H, future plans, summer job, etc.
- Give inspiration for, reason, or occasion for which outfit was planned. This could be the theme for the commentary.
- Keep sentences short and easy to read.
- Use questions and exclamations to give more variety to tone of voice.
- Create an appealing mental picture with descriptive words.
- Avoid the obvious or make it more interesting. (Rather than "it buttons up the front", say "buttons brighten the front", etc.)
- Tell the biggest challenge you encountered in sewing the outfit; what new sewing technique you learned.
- Add some humor, something amusing that happened while sewing. Example: In her rush to finish the dress, Katie put the zipper in upside down.
- If there are two parts to your outfit, such as a coat and a dress, mention the outer layer first and then the under garment)
- Read description of clothes in fashion magazines to get more fun ideas.
- As you complete your commentary, read it aloud. Does it flow smoothly? Is it easy to read and say?
- Please proof read before submitting.
- Participants are divided by category and age group for judging.
- Fashion Revue & Quilt Show judging is based on overall appearance and expression of personal style while the participants wear their outfits. Quilts are judged on a display rack with youth present.
- Each participant briefly tells the judges about the outfit being worn and what was learned: no longer than 30 seconds (no note cards).
- Participants should be prepared to answer questions from the judges.
- The judges will review the entry information, documents and photographs.
- Judging is closed to the public.
- The commentary is not read during judging. It is read during the Fashion Revue & Quilt Show.
QUILTING AND CLOTHING MODELING PRACTICE
Attending the modeling practice is required for first time participants of Fashion Revue. If you cannot make it to the practice, please call Katie McDaniel at 966-4719 before the practice. Clothing members do not need to bring your items made, but do need to bring your shoes to practice walking up stairs and on stage. Quilting members can drop off their quilts the night of practice or take them to the Cooperative Extension Office Monday – Thursday between 8:00 – 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 - 5:00 p.m.
The Fashion Show provides participants the opportunity to showcase their final product in front of family, friends, and the 4-H community. Each member models on stage while the commentary is read. The Fashion Show is an integral component of this event. All participants must model in the Fashion Show or awards will be forfeited. Participants with quilts will stand next to their quilt as the commentary is read. The Fashion Show is open to the public and is followed by the presentation of awards.
Every participant will receive a medal.
GOLD MEDAL: A gold is given to those entries or members who most nearly meet the standards established for the particular class or level of performance. Excellent indicates a high degree of achievement toward the elements in the standards for the exhibit.
BLUE MEDAL: The second or blue grouping indicates those exhibits or individuals who rank very good in relation to the particular standards or expected achievement of the class or contest. Either the general level of the accomplishment is less than excellent or enough specific shortcomings are found to cause the placing to drop form excellent to very good.
RED CERTIFICATE: The red grouping contains those exhibits or individuals who upon evaluation rate average, acceptable, or satisfactory for the standards established. These exhibits have room for improvement.
WHITE CERTIFICATE: May be given if exhibits or individuals who for one reason or another fail to produce that level of achievement which can be reasonably expected in relation to the specific class or performance in which they are entered.
To be eligible, you must be entered in the Senior Division (Traditional Clothing Category) and receive a gold medal. The top scoring individual will be crowned Senior King/Queen.
To be eligible, you must be entered in the Intermediate Division (Traditional Clothing Category) and receive a gold medal. The top scoring individual will be crowned Intermediate Prince/Princess.
To be eligible, you must be entered in the Junior Division (Traditional Clothing Category) and receive a gold medal. The top scoring individual will receive a medallion.
TOP OVERALL AWARD
The individual with the highest score out of the judged clothing divisions (Junior, Intermediate and Senior) will receive a sewing machine!
To be eligible, you must be entered in the Senior Division (Quilting Category) and receive a gold medal. The top scoring individual will receive a medallion.
To be eligible, you must be entered in the Intermediate Division (Quilting Category) and receive a gold medal. The top scoring individual will receive a medallion.
To be eligible, you must be entered in the Junior Division (Quilting Category) and receive a gold medal. The top scoring individual will receive a medallion.
TOP OVERALL AWARD
The individual with the highest score out of the judged quilting divisions (Junior, Intermediate and Senior) will receive a sewing machine.
CALIFORNIA 4-H STATE FASHION REVUE
If you are a 4-H Fashion Revue County winner, then you qualify for State Fashion Revue. The categories for 2016 are:
* Consumer Science Purchased $40 limit
* Western Wear Challenge
* Muslin Challenge
Age divisions for State Fashion Revue are as of December 31, 2015
* Junior (9-10)
* Intermediate (11-13)
* Senior (14-18)
One delegate per county in each category and age group may enter State Fashion Revue. Registration is online only at : http://4h.ucanr.edu/4-H_Events/SFD/SFR/. The deadline is May 14, 2016.