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State 4-H Contact

State 4-H Youth Development Contact Information

Mailing/Shipping Address:
4-H Youth Development
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3015
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Physical Address:
Mary E. Forney Hall
1210 Blake Avenue, Room 206
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Phone: (208) 885-6321
Fax: (208) 885-4637
E-mail: fourh@uidaho.edu
Website: www.uidaho.edu/4h

Sewing (University of Idaho curriculum)

consumer sewingTake fashion into your own hands when you learn to sew. Beginning sewers learn to use a sewing machine, select a pattern, press a garment, and develop basic sewing skills. Intermediates learn to make buttonholes, darts, and neckline finishes. As you progress, learn to sew sleeves, pockets, collars, and zippers and to sew with different fabrics. Advanced sewers might make a prom dress, snowmobile suit, tailored jacket, or a one-of-a-kind outfit you design and pattern yourself.











Project Requirements
  • Sew Wow, Unit 5 | pdf |
Some counties may have additional requirements. Contact your 4-H leader or county extension office to learn more.



Member Materials
  • Ready, Set, Sew, Unit 1, Clothing Activity Book*
  • Ready, Set, Sew Some More, Unit 2, Clothing Activity Book and Record*
  • Seams Sew Easy, Unit 3, Member’s Manual and Record*
  • Sew What? Unit 4, Member’s Manual and Record*
  • Sew Wow Advanced Clothing Member’s Guide and Project Requirements | pdf |
  • 4-H Project Record Book | docpdf
  • 4-H Involvement Report | docpdf |


Leader Materials
  • Ready, Set, Sew Leader's Guide*
  • Ready, Set, Sew Some More Leader’s Guide*
  • Seams Sew Easy! and Sew What? Leader’s Guide*
  • Reader’s Digest Complete Guide to Sewing* (for Sew Wow, Unit 5)


Optional Supporting Materials


*Available through your county extension office.