WSU Extension 4-H Youth Development Program

Clothing & Textiles Project

Clothing Project Learning Objectives

  • sewing skills
  • fibers and fabrics
  • line and design in clothing
  • good clothing selection skills
  • proper care of clothing
  • using sewing skills to help others
  • sewing technology
  • college and career selection


Recommended Publications

Under ConstructionFashion ForwardRefine Design

Helper's Guide

Order these curriculum resources directly from National 4-H or contact your County Extension Office.


4-H Links

Targeting Life Skills in 4-H from the University of Florida

Learn by Doing the 4-H Way from New Jersey 4-H

WSU Extension 4-H Youth Development Program

Additional Resources

To join the clothing & textiles listserve email Sally Walter, Listserve Administrator at

Quick Projects To Do

Sewing Skills Checklist

Measuring Up: Quality Standards for Sewn Items

WA Clothing/Textiles Promotional Flyer New!

Clothing Judging Resources

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A Woven World - Teaching Youth Diversity through Weaving

Paper Weaving

4-H Sew Green Activity



Sewing Expressions project logo

Learning About Judging
by Katrina Walker
State 4-H Fair Livestock Judging Superintendent

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