Textile Arts

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fccla_logoTextile Arts is an individual event that recognizes Wyoming state participants who apply textile arts skills learned in Family and Consumer Sciences courses. The project/projects must be completed after state FCCLA competition the previous school year or during the current school year. Categories will be junior, senior and occupational. Skills levels will be included to assist judges in evaluation of project. Participants will present the project and a summary portfolio (notebook, folder or 3 ring binder pages not to exceed 10 pages) at the time of interview judging.

    • Project Identification Page (Participant’s Name, School, City, Project, Category)
    • FCCLA Planning Process Summary Page
    • Fabric/Fabrics/Material Profile (ex: Fiber Content)
    • Cost Itemization
    • Time Log
    • Pictures and Other Supporting Information
National Standard for Family and Consumer Sciences:

16.0 Textiles, Fashion, and Apparel
16.4 Content Standards/Competencies: Demonstrate skills needed to produce, alter, or repair fashion, apparel and textile, products.

    • Original Item (garment made for self or others)
    • Home Décor (pillows, items used in housing)
    • Accessories (purses, suitcases, hats, scarves, jewelry, and etc.)
    • Quilts
  1. Junior (Grades 6-9) Senior (Grades 10-12) Occupational (Grades 10-12)
  2. Skills Level Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced

Individual items submitted for judging will be evaluated at the designated time. Contestants will bring all items such as garments, accessories, home décor and quilts as well as the portfolio at the time scheduled. It is important to be on time and check the schedule for cancellations and rescheduling of evaluation times. Contestants will check in with room consultant during the orientation time. It is suggested to show up for interview judging at least 15 minutes before your scheduled interview time.

Garments may be modeled by the member or displayed when made for others. Garments may include business attire, evening wear, and sportswear. No lingerie, swimsuits, or wedding dresses will be accepted. Pajamas will be judged but not be worn for interview judging. Pictures may be included in the portfolio to show fit and style.

Items or garments may be sewn, crocheted, knitted, felted, beaded, or made by some other type of fabrication. Please choose the correct evaluation form that is suitable for your project.

Eligibility: Each chapter may enter a maximum of 4 entries in each division and one entry per person. Each participant must be an FCCLA affiliated member. Each event area will have a specific judging sheet to assist contestants and judges for evaluation. The garment or item must be constructed by the participant.


The presentation will be from 3-5 minutes in length. Students will be judged on the following elements: portfolio, materials used and explanation, details, skills, embellishments, creativity, presentation, proper speech and body language as well as answers to questions.

****For any questions, please refer to the judging sheet for specific judging guidelines.****