Tag Archives: Clothing & Textiles

Sewing Camp – July 11-13, 2017

Erath 4-H Sewing Camp 2017 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, July 11, 12, 13 Time: Choose morning session (9 am – 12 pm) or afternoon session (1 pm – 4 pm) Location: Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center on Highway 281 Cost: $40 (plus supplies listed below) Ages: Completed 3rd grade and up Registration opens: Thursday, May 4th Register at: Erath Extension Office, 112 W College, Rm 109, Stephenville, TX (You are not registered until your registration fee is paid in full!) Supplies List: Please bring a sewing machine and know… Read More →

Clothing & Textile Project News – 2017

Here are details on upcoming FCS 4-H projects, events and contests… For an overview of what you can do in the 4-H Clothing Project, see image below: Please note… Deadline to declare your contest/age group/category is MARCH 9th (to determine if we need to hold a County Contest or just practices) (just call or email us) Buying & Construction Contests: Only 1 entry per contest/age group/category may advance to District. If you like team events, Duds to Dazzle might be for you! Our first workshop is Thursday, Feb. 2nd…. Read More →

Erath 4-H Duds to Dazzle Camp 2016

4-H Duds to Dazzle Camp Friday, July 15th 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Cost: $25 (includes lunch) Ages 9-18 Register at the Erath Extension Office. Start forming your teams now for this year’s Duds to Dazzle contest! Remember, the more practice teams can have together, the better! This camp will be different from last year. It will involve learning basic skills and how to use each item in your kit. We will also practice making projects. (Duds to Dazzle contest consists of teams of 3-5 4-H members who will… Read More →

Erath 4-H Sewing Camp 2016

Erath 4-H Sewing Camp 2016 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, July 12, 13, 14 Time: Choose morning session (9 am – 12 pm) or afternoon session (1 pm – 4 pm) Location: Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center on Highway 281 Cost: $40 (plus supplies listed below) Ages: 9 – 18 Registration opens: Tuesday, May 3rd Register at: Erath Extension Office, 112 W College, Rm 109, Stephenville, TX (You are not registered until your registration fee is paid in full!) Supplies List: Please bring a sewing machine and know how… Read More →

Re-Fashion Retreat 2016

To register: Contact Erath Extension Office at 254-965-1460 Re-Fashion Retreat January 15 – 17, 2016 at Texas 4-H Conference Center in Brownwood The Re-Fashion Retreat features educational sessions conducted by the Texas 4-H Clothing & Textiles youth advisory board member fashion industry leaders and extension staff. They will be conducting hands-on educational workshops.

2015 4-H Fashion Show

  Storyboard Workshop September 28, 2015 4:30 – 5:30 pm at Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center (corner of Hwy 281 & Lingleville Road) Please RSVP to the Extension Office by Sept. 27th if you plan to attend. COUNTY FASHION SHOW October 26th 4 – 5 pm at Erath Extension Office —>>> To enter the Buying or Construction or Storyboard divisions, please download and fill out THIS ENTRY FORM. (Save it to your computer first before filling it out. OR print it and fill it in with a pen.)… Read More →

Duds to Dazzle Workshop & Contest 2015

  We will have a team building workshop and hand out kits on September 2 from 4:15-5:15. At this point, you will have everything you need to practice together as a team prior to the county contest. Teams must consist of 3 – 5 members. 4 or 5 is better – just in case something comes up at the last minute and a team member cannot attend. COUNTY CONTEST will be held on October 15th at 5 PM at Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center in Stephenville… Read More →

4-H Duds to Dazzle Camp – July 17, 2015

4-H Duds to Dazzle Camp Friday, July 17th 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost: $15 (includes lunch) Ages 9-18 Register at the Erath Extension Office. Start forming your teams now for this year’s Duds to Dazzle contest! Remember, the more practice teams can have together, the better! This camp will involve youth making items from each of the three categories in the contest Wearables Non-wearables Jewelry & Accessories. (Duds to Dazzle contest consists of teams of 4-H members who will re-design and repurpose discarded garments.) For more info… Read More →

4-H Clothing Project Update – Fall 2014

2014 Erath County 4-H Clothing Project Information Project Workshops: Series of two workshops offered for Clothing and Textile projects – all workshops will be held at the Texas A&M Research and Extension Center, 1229 US 281 N, Stephenville. “Let’s Get Inspired”  Wednesday, September 17 from 4:00-6:00 Make practice storyboards; learn about consumer buying in the clothing industry; Fashion Show pointers and Duds to Dazzle fabric knowledge games.  “Duds to Dazzle” Friday, October 3 from 4:00-8:00 Participant/team will make an item from each of the three D2D categories.  Pizza… Read More →

2014 4-H Sewing Camp

“Sew Great!” Erath 4-H Summer Sewing Camp July 15, 16, 17 Cost: $35 Limit: 15 youth per session. 3rd grade and up. (No clover kids for this camp) Register & pay at the Erath Extension Office. Morning Session is from 9 AM -12 PM Afternoon Session is from 1 – 3 PM Snacks will be provided. MUST know how to thread a sewing machine! BRING: • Sewing machine (or borrow one of ours) • fabric scissors • pin cusion & pins • measuring tape • seam ripper •… Read More →