Needle Art

needle arts

Are you creative and love to work with your hands? If so, this project is for you. Needlework is a decorative sewing handicraft and art form. It uses many different forms of thread-able material and pliable textile. Needlework tools can include hooks, shuttles and many different sizes and shapes of needles. Crafts include Crochet, Knitting, Tatting, Macramé, Needle Point, Cross Stitch, Embroidery, Bead Embroidery, Needle Felting, Punch Needle, Applique, and Hand Quilting.


FCS Presentation (Sewing & General) Training
November 19, 2020 4:00-5:00 pm

FCS presentations is giving a demonstration or illustrated talk related to sewing of any other FCS related topic. Come learn how to give a presentation and tips and tricks to improve your presentation skills.

4-H Classic
June 29-30, 2021

The 4-Classic will be a combination of workshops and contests for both adults and intermediate and senior age youth. There will be STEM, Public Speaking and FCS related workshops and contests. This is a great way to learn about the different club projects in these areas and learn about 4-H contests.



4-H member preparing food

State FCS Project Ambassadors

For 4-H Members in grades 9-12 as of Sept 1, 2021
Apply at 4-H Zsuite
Applications: June 15
Serve for the 2021-2022 4-
H year

FCS Ambassadors will help provide the leadership for the state FCS contest and provide statewide trainings in the FCS area monthly, plan and put on the 4-H Classic plus provide the statewide Healthy Habits TRY (teens reaching youth) training.

 How to Apply:

  • Youth will need to upload a 2 page 4-H resume and 1 page cover letter following the 4-H Portfolio guidelines.
  • It also requires a recommendation from your county 4-H staff
    • Explain your leadership experience
    • Why do you want to be a State FCS Project Ambassador?
    • What has been your involvement in the FCS project area in the past?
    • What do you hope to learn from this leadership role?

The resume should represent a cumulative summary of the 4-H members background, skills, and accomplishments. The 4-H member should summarize their 4-H experience by highlighting their project involvement, activities, awards/recognitions, leadership experiences, and community service. Each year, applicants will need to update their information, maintaining the most pertinent information over time. Content should be clearly identified as 4-H or non-4-H; style of resume and formatting are at the discretion of the applicant. Applicants should include contact information, county, school grade, and year in 4-H. Maximum 2 pages.

 If you love the FCS project areas of...

  • Foods (cooking, cake decorating, food preservation, nutrition, etc.)
  • Sewing (clothing, textiles, sewing construction, quilting, modeling, etc.)
  • Family Consumer Science (FCS Knowledge, consumer decision making, life skills development, family finance, interior design, etc.)
  • Needle Arts (crochet, knitting, needlework, etc.)
  • Or developing healthy habits

... Then this leadership opportunity is for you! You will develop leadership skills of planning and executing events, workshops, trainings and putting on the 4-H Classic while meeting new people from across the state.



  • Clothing and Textiles Training Volunteers make a variety of project to be implemented in a club or camp.
  • Online Craft Classes/School (Craftsy, Creativelive, Creativebug)
  • Library
  • Family and Friends
  • Local Guilds
  • All County and State USU Extension Leaders and curriculums
  • EGA Embroiderers’ Guild of America
  • Crafty Yarn Council
  • FCS Presentation, FCS Bowl, Consumer Decision Making & FCS Skill-a-thon contests