4H Teams compete in Textile contests

Intermediates -Wearable Category  On left is the 1st place team from Medina Valley: Castroville Sewing Sisters with their skirt Delanei Rhea, Maci Haby, Charlie Grace Keller and Brooklyn Kunkel. 2nd place team: Devine Super Sewing Sisters Rebekah Boehme, Reese Navarro, and Claira Gulley. 3rd place team: Devine Dazzling Dinos Kenzie Ray, Quinn Coleman, Maya McElwee, and Reese Schueling

By Madeline Stuebing- 4H Project Leader
4-H Duds to Dazzle County Contest
Devine had five teams participate in the county contest over spring break, our largest group yet!
Teams consist of 3-4 members. They are given a textile item to create a new product from a given category (wearable, accessory, or non-wearable). Teams must use the resources
available to market, price, construct, and care for the newly developed product within a 60-minute time frame, while also developing a marketing speech. Fashion sustainability was a new component added to the contest. Members researched facts about textile production, fast fashion and considered the impact it has…

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Juniors- Accessory Category…On left is the 3rd place team: Devine Needle Ninjas- Ashlyn Stricker, Evie McElwee,Abigail Gutierrez, and Emma Littlefield; the 1st Place team: Devine  Crafty Cactuses- Lily Danna, Emma Roberson, and Lacey Stuebing; and the 2nd Place team: Devine Sewing Sisters- Baylee Boehme, Olivia Wilcox, and Khloe Wilson.