Description

The purpose of the 4-H Fashion Revue is to cast the spotlight on youth in sewing, needlework and fashion magic projects.  The Revue is planned by the State 4-H Fashion Leadership Board. All 600+ youth on campus for 4-H Teen Conference make up the audience for the Wednesday evening event.  

There are seven ways to participate:

  1. Exhibitor of a sewing project, presenting a complete outfit sewn by the member
  2. Exhibitor of a needlework project, presenting an outfit that includes a needlework garment--knitted, crocheted, quilted or embellished with embroidery or tatting
  3. Exhibitor of an acquired or sewn outfit coordinated as part of a Fashion Magic project
  4. Exhibitor of an upcycled outfit re-created from previously worn garments
  5. Narrator - read the script during the performance
  6. Stage Assistants - Assist with backstage needs
  7. Fashion Leadership Board member - the board plans the state fashion revue

Fashion Revue participants attend an orientation on Monday, followed by a 2-day track at 4-H Teen Conference.


 

Logistics

  • June 8, 2020: Orientation for all participants, including selected narrators and stage assistants 
  • June 10, 2020 State Fashion Revue 
  • Memorial Hall, University of Kentucky campus, Lexington
  • Contact your county extension office for information regarding deadlines and fees (link). 

 

Registration

  • Intended audience: Youth who have completed 8th grade through 12th grade and were selected by the county 4-H program to represent the county in the State Fashion Revue.  

  • Teen Conference Registration Form:  All teens who will model, narrate, or serve on the State Fashion Board are to register for  "Fashion Revue".

  • Additional forms required for Fashion Revue.  

*The photograph is to be a picture of the 4-H member wearing the outfit (with accessories) exactly as they will appear in the live show.  The script read during the live show will be based on what the writer sees in the photograph.


 

Additional Information

  • Definition of "complete" outfit: Outfit is made up of enough garments to cover both the upper and lower body. For a sewing project, all garments seen by the public must have been made by the member. For example: a top under a jacket would have to have been made by the member.  
     
  •  Each county may select one delegate in each of the following categories:
    • Sewing: "Stretch Your Knit Skills"-model a complete outfit sewn by the member 
    • Sewing: "Moving on Up"-model a complete outfit sewn by the member 
    • Sewing: "Put It All Together"-model a complete outfit sewn by the member 
    • Sewing: "Upcycle" for Junior 4-H Members-model a complete outfit sewn by the member
    • Sewing: "Let's be Casual"-model a complete outfit sewn by the member (if making a dress, is to be a sundress or sundress style and made of cotton).
    • Sewing: "Dress It Up"-model a complete outfit sewn by the member(if making a dress, to be appropriate for a religious ceremony)  
    • Sewing: "Match It Up"-model a complete outfit sewn by the member
    • Sewing: "Creative Expressions"-model a complete outfit sewn by the member
    • Sewing: "Leisure Time"-model a complete outfit sewn by the member
    • Sewing: "Formal Wear"-model a complete outfit sewn by the member
    • Sewing: "Tailor Made"-model a complete outfit sewn by the member
    • Sewing: "Upcycle"-model a complete outfit sewn by the member
    • Sewing:   "Professional Wear" - model a complete outfit sewn by the member 
    • Sewing:   "Vintage Inspired"- model a complete outfit sewn by the member 
       
    • Fashion Magic: "Wardrobe Planning"--model a complete outfit coordinated by the member.  Garments may have been acquired or purchased by the member as part of the project.  
    • Fashion Magic: "In the Marketplace"--model a complete outfit coordinated by the member.  Garments may have been acquired or purchased by the member as part of the project.
    • Fashion Magic: "Clothing Coordination"--model a complete outfit coordinated by the member.  Garments may have been acquired or purchased by the member as part of the project.
       
    • Needlework: Crochet--model an article of clothing that was crocheted by the member. (Accessories like purses, scarves and hats are not considered garments.)
    • Needlework: Embroidery--model an article of clothing embellished with embroidery by the member. (Accessories like purses, scarves and hats are not considered garments.)
    • Needlework: Knitting--model an article of clothing that was knitted by the member. (Accessories like purses, scarves and hats are not considered garments.)
    • Needlework: Tatting (lacework)--model an article of clothing embellished with lace, tatted by the member. (Accessories like scarves and hats are not considered garments.)
    • Needlework: Quilting--model an article of clothing that was quilted by the member. (Accessories like purses, scarves and hats are not considered garments.)
         
    • Collections: Catagory for FLB members only

  • Narrators are selected by audio interviews
     
  • Information for Participants
    • Youth entering Sewing:  Teen is to model a complete outfit that he/she constructed.
       
    • Youth entering Fashion Magic: 4-Hers in the Fashion Magic series MUST complete “Wardrobe Planning” only once before completing the other units in the series. “In the Marketplace” and “Clothing Coordination” may be repeated. Each participant may model in only one FM category. Garments must remain the same garment submitted with registration.  The participant must model the item(s) acquired and submit the project notebook for judging. Notebooks to be judged are due at the Fashion Revue registration table at Teen Conference registration. Notebooks will not be accepted after this time period
       
    • Youth entering Needlework: Teen is to model a garment he/she created using crochet, embroidery, knitting, tatting or quilting skills.
       
    • Youth auditioning for Narrator: Interested teens will audition and the top two will be selected to narrate the show. Narrators will follow the Fashion Revue track schedule.

 

  • Judging Criteria and Procedures
    • Sewing: Participants who entered sewing categories are scored first on modeling and presentation of self.  The modeling judges will choose semi-finalists.  The semi-finalists will submit their garments to the judges for evaluation of sewing skills. Judges will select five or more sewing finalists. The combined score for modeling and construction will determine the winner of the sewing category.
       
    • Fashion Magic: The combined score for modeling and the evaluation of the notebook will determine the finalists.  
       
    • Needlework: Participants will submit their garments to the judges for construction evaluation.  The combined score for modeling and construction will determine the finalists.

 

Volunteer Opportunities 


Agent Resources (Linkblue Required) 

State Contact:  Isaac Hilpp | isaac.hilpp@uky.edu | 859-218-0990