The Giggles ‘n Stitches 4-H Sewing Club in Geauga County recently presented their projects for judging at the Geauga County Style Revue, held at Notre Dame Education Center School on July 18th, 2017 The members were interviewed and judged in the morning, then they modeled their projects in the evening for the style show. Their projects were judged on the quality, skill at modeling, and on their ability to put together a complete outfit centered around their garment or accessories. The scores for each category were combined and the state fair qualifiers were selected to represent Geauga County at the Ohio State Fair.
Caitlin Pastor was awarded Outstanding of the Day and State Fair Qualifier for Accessories for Teens, with Hannah Cooper receiving Outstanding of the Day and Alternate State Fair. In the Clothing for Middle School category, Kate Penzenik won State Fair Qualifier and Outstanding of the Day. In Clothes for High School & College category, Sarah Ward and Maggie Eibler both earned Outstanding of the Day.
Samantha Sunderhaft was selected as State Fair Qualifier and Outstanding of the Day in Sundresses and Jumpers, with Emma Parker as Outstanding of the Day and Alternate State Fair. For Dress up Formal wear, Katherine Baumgartner was awarded Outstanding of the Day. Sofia Salvini, Mallory Yates, Helena Haar, Mary Jo Hernandez, Maddie Little, Annabelle Orlowski, and Sarah Turpin all earned Outstanding of the Day, with Sofia Salvini as State Fair qualifier and Mallory Yates as Alternate in the Sew Fun category. Maggie Eibler was awarded State Fair Qualifier for the Look Great for Less category.
Morgan Spehar earned Outstanding of the Day and State Fair for Clothing for Your Career. In the Sew for Others category, Autumn Hamby was awarded State Fair and Outstanding of the Day. And for the You Can Quilt category, State Fair Qualifier and Outstanding of the Day went to Rebecca Zallar, with Corrin Hamby as Outstanding of the Day and selected as Alternate State Fair qualifier. Samantha Sunderhaft earned the Junior Division Best Construction award with her sundress.
The Club will be modeling their projects again at the Geauga County Fair on Monday, September 4th , at 2:00 p.m. in the Junior Fair Building. If interested in 4-H, please contact the extension office at 440-834-4656.
Contributed By Olivia Hall