University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Objectives of Clothing & Textile Projects

Objectives of 4-H Clothing & Textile Projects

    Develop an educational program that provides youth opportunities to:

  • Master technical skills and creative abilities related to fashion projects.
  • Explore careers in the fashion/textile industry such as textile science, apparel design, and merchandising.
  • Make wise consumer purchases and financial decisions regarding apparel.
  • Recognize quality and predict performance of textile and apparel products.
  • Develop leadership abilities and character.
  • Build self-confidence and poise.
  • Improve public speaking and presentation skills and share knowledge with others.